As reported by Lauren Post

The July 2nd meeting was held at Riverbend House #1. Andrea Sewell lead the Pledge of Allegiance and Krystle Robinson lead the 4-H pledge. 18 people were in attendance. The minutes from the last meeting were not read because our secretary was absent. The treasurer report was also not read. Josie Kessler, Katelyn Mays, Lauren Post, Hannah Post, Zach Altvater, Lea Altvater, Samantha Peoples, Olivia Cullen, Mya Mahler, Krystle Robinson, and Riley Stewart attended 4-H Camp. Our Education Trip will be at the Fire Department on Monday, July 29th at 3:00PM. The Birthday in a Bag and Hygiene Bags materials should be brought by our next meeting. All Non-Livestock Project Judging must be judged at a county judging session, make-up judging session or by a club advisor by August 1st. For all Livestock Projects Junior Fair Entries must be entered at https://hancoc.fairmanager.com by Friday, July 19th at midnight. Livestock interviews are Monday, August 5th, schedule at https://oh.4honline.com. Make-up Livestock Interviews are Monday, August 12th, schedule at https://oh.4honline.com. Our Safety Officer, Levi Rash, and Energy Officer, Caley Byers, need to provide a presentation by our August 7th Meeting. The following people still need to provide a demonstration, Caley Byers, Madi Gaerke, and Trevor Mahler. We made $28.35 from recycling the aluminum collected. The Fun Trip will be at Camp Clay, on Monday July 15th, we’ll be leaving at 10:45 and will return at 5:30, we’re meeting at Reineke Ford. Andrea Sewell moved to adjourn the meeting and Aaron Sewell 2nd that motion. Andrea Sewell demonstrated how to properly water your succulent and gun safety. Lauren Post demonstrated the steps to make your total look. Adam Reddish demonstrated the background papers to use for scrapbooking. Zach Altvater demonstrated how to reuse litter. Josie Kessler demonstrated the steps to scrapbooking. Levi Rash showed common emergencies for cats. Hannah Post demonstrated how to test the quality of your clothing. Shawna Bartson demonstrated the steps to photography and Mya Mahler demonstrated how to tie-dye with rubbing alcohol. Refreshments were provided by the Bartsons and Robinsons.

 


As reported by Lauren Post

On June 19th, 2019 the meeting was held at the Hancock County Fairgrounds. The Pledge of Allegiance was lead by Leah Altvater and the 4-H pledge was lead by Althea Berry. There were 17 kids in attendance. Minutes from last meeting and the one before were read by Katelyn Mays. Zach Altvater moved to accept the minutes as read from the May 8th meeting and Krystle Robinson seconded the motion. Leah Altvater moved to accept the minutes as read from the June 5th meeting, Emma Sewell seconded the motion. Our treasurer, Shawna Bartson, reported that we have $142.93 and that is without the check from cleaning roads. No one attended a  Project Clinic. Katelyn Mays, Josie Kessler, William Mahler, Bryson Mahler, and Stephan Mahler all attended the Cloverbud Day Camp. We have received the check from Marion Township Road Cleanup but it is not yet deposited. Our Education and fun trip will be a tour of the Fire Department on, Monday, July 29th at 3:00 PM located at the Central Fire Station #1-720 South Main St., Findlay. Birthday in a Bag donations should be brought to our next meeting and the Hygiene Bag sign up sheet was passed out. Our Safety Officer (Levi Rash), Litter Officer (Zach Atvater), and Energy Officer (Caley Byers) still have to present before our last meeting. All projects must be judged at a county judging session, make-up judging session, or by a club advisor by August 1st. Junior Fair Entries are due by Friday, July 19th at midnight. Lauren Post moved that Laurie Sphar be removed from our banking account and Aaron Sewell seconded that motion. Aaron Sewell made a motion that we move Sarah Peoples to our banking account, Leah Altvater seconded that motion. Our next meeting will be July 2nd at 7:00 PM at Riverbend Park, we will have a cloverbud meeting at this meeting. Katelyn Mays moved to adjourn the meeting, Samantha Peoples seconded that motion. Zach Altvater demonstrated how to countersink a nail. Althea Berry demonstrated a song in sign language. Katelyn Mays showed parts of a pistol and some tips on how it should be used. Leah Altvater taught us about the different types of flour. Recreation was All Sports Day and there were no refreshments at this meeting.


As reported by Lauren Post

The June 5, 2019 meeting of Riverbend 4-H Club was held at Bright Image Auto Detailing. The pledge of allegiance was lead by Caley Byers and the 4-H pledge was lead by Adam Reddish. There were 24 people in attendance this meeting. Minutes from last meeting were not read because our secretary was absent. The treasurer reported that we have $193.33. No one attended the Sewing Clinic held on May 13th. Emma Sewell attended the Cake decorating clinic. Katelyn Mays and Olivia Cullen attended the 4-H camp preview, and Krystle Robinson, Zach and Leah Altvater attended Livestock judging. We have not yet received our check from Marion Township Road Cleanup, but all roads have now been cleaned. Our education trip will be a fire department tour on July 29th at 3:00 PM. Project Clinics will be held Tuesday, June 11th at the Hancock County Extension Office. 10:00 AM will be for scrapbooking or woodworking, 2:00 PM is for food projects or how to prepare for judging, and 6:00 PM will be for cake decorating or sewing. Olivia Cullen moved that we donate $100 to the Chase McGuire Golf Tournament and Mya Mahler second the motion. The health officer, Adam Reddish, Safety officer, Levi Rash, Litter officer, Zach Altvater, and energy officer, Caley Byers, still need to provide a demonstration before our last meeting. Our next meeting will be on Wednesday, June 19th at 6:00 PM and will be held at the Hancock County Fairgrounds. Aaron Sewell moved to adjourn the meeting and Emma Sewell second that motion. Demonstrations were presented by Adam Reddish, tips on running, Aaron Sewell, what fishing equipment is used for, Krystle Robinson showed how to brush your cat properly, Lyla Mahan showed a cooking demonstration, Emma Sewell demonstrated texture printing and Andrea Sewell showed the different parts of a camera. Drinks were brought by Josie Kessler and snacks were brought by Katelyn Mays.