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April 28, 2017

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BACH 3 - does this mean that somewhere in Ohio is Bach 1 and Bach 2? The Icon spotted this plate on a slate-colored Chevy Cruze in Ada. And, it's on a Bald Eagle special plate. Anyone who can tell us about the plate's meaning, please let us know at: info@adaicon.com

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4-H Clubs

Liberty Belles and Boys held their third meeting

Liberty Belles and Boys held their third meeting for the 2017 season on Tuesday, April 18.  There were 8 advisors and 28 members in attendance.  After learning more about parliamentary procedure, the club welcomed 10 new members for a total of 42 members.  The club then held their first official business meeting.  Roll call was answered by naming your favorite junk food. New business was to change the person who received the bank statement to Adam Baumgartner and to add member Megan Light, club treasurer to the checking account.  Motion was made, seconded and passed.  Project books were passed out and the club talked about how to use rubrics as a guide to completing your project.  Another

Blanchard Pleasant Buckeyes 4-H Club met Monday

The Blanchard Pleasant Buckeyes 4-H Club met Monday evening, April 17, at the Hardin Northern school with 39 members, 9 advisers, and 3 guests. Recreation for the evening was an Egg Relay led by Makenna Eibling. 

      Megan Miller gave a Treasurer's Report, and Emma Miller led role call. There was a safety demonstration by Kylie Clem on the importance of learning how to ride a bike safely. The club discussed using money for book taxes. Books were handed out by Bob Mcbride. 

Meet the Ada Barnyard Farmers 4-H Club officers

Austin Amburgey is this year's club president

Ada Barnyard Farmers 4-H Club had their second successful meeting of the year last week. Here are the new officers of the club:  

President: Austin Amburgey
Vice President: Brice Ferguson
Secretary: Melia Santillanez (Stand in Elsie)
Treasurer: Riley Ferguson
Reporter: Alyssa Wince
Photographer: Dakota Gossan
Health & Safety: Jillian Hazelton
Recreation: Wyatt Ferguson
Members who had demonstrations were the Ferguson's. Refreshments were by the Amburgey's. Unfinished business included Books are not in yet.

Story and photo provided by Alyssa Wince

Liberty Belles & Boys 4-H Club meeting report

Liberty Belles & Boys 4-H Club held their second meeting of the 2017 season on Tuesday, April 4. There were 3 advisors and 28 members in attendance.

The club played a game that encourages members to learn something new about fellow members and follow instructions. The meeting portion included teaching members how to give an excellent demonstration and things to be careful to not do during a demonstration . 

The elected officers were installed and the club learned about the importance of parliamentary procedure. 

The next meeting is Tuesday, April 18, 7:00-8:30 pm at the Ada First Presbyterian Church. 

Submitted by Club Reporter, Jackson Brown

Silver Creek Sliders 4-H Club report

The Silver Creek Sliders held the second meeting of the year on 3/22/17.

They discussed old and new business. Members also elected the 2017 officers:

President- Brent Fowler

Vice President- Kinze Sprang

Treasurer- Justin Light

Reporter- Mackenzie Furr

Health Officer-Alessa Zechiel

Safety Officer- Leann Fowler

Historian- Taylor Aurthor.

Members held a bake sale at TSC on 3/25/17 to raise money for the club.

The next meeting will be held April 12 at 6pm. All enrolment papers must be turned in on this day.

2nd Meeting – Blanchard Pleasant Buckeye4-H Club

The Blanchard Pleasant Buckeye 4-H Club met Monday evening at the HN school with 43 members, 10 advisors, and 5 guests.

Recreation for the evening was 4-H bingo led by Denna Clem.

The program for the evening was a parliamentary procedure demonstration. Nikki Wykes asked all members to give attention throughout the year to the Clover Award activities to accumulate as many points as possible.

There will be club awards at the close of the year. Enrollment sheets were turned in.

Jumbo Jr. Farmers 4-H meeting report

By: Drew Hoppe

The first meeting for the Jumbo Jr. Farmers was held Monday, March 27th at the McDonald Township Hall.  The meeting was started by the 4-H Pledge being led by Asher Bridenstine and the Pledge of Allegiance which was led by Claire Ketcham.  At the meeting the group elected officers who are; President, Noah Ketcham, Vice President, Katherine Moore, Secretary, Helen Taylor, Treasure, Claire Ketcham, Reporter, Drew Hoppe.  We also elected Health, Environmental, Safety and Recreational officers who are as follows, Brenna Dyer, Quinn Dyer, Drew Stevens, Kevin Smith, Ruth Anne Osborn and Jeffery Bushong.   


Liberty Belles & Boys 4-H Club meeting report

Liberty Belles & Boys 4-H Club held their first meeting of the 2017 season on Tuesday, March 21. 

There were 3 advisors and 22 members in attendance.  The meeting included playing games that helped the members learn each other's names. 

The club also voted on their 2017 Officers.  They are as follows: Colin Nash/President, Melina Woods/Vice-President, Selena Gomez-Jordan/Secretary, Megan Light/Treasurer, Andrew Rorabaugh/Health Leader, Jackson Brown/Reporter, Kiley Bailey/Photographer, Morgan Dirmeyer, Jack Baumgartner, & Wes Allen/Recreation, Tess Griffith/Citizenship, and Kylie Nash/Safety Leader.​ 

Blanchard Pleasant Buckeye 4-H Club will meet Monday

The Blanchard Pleasant Buckeye 4-H Club will meet Monday, March 27 at the Hardin Northern School at 7:30pm.

Enrollment forms are due. Election of officers will take place and the program will be a parliamentary procedure demonstration.

Those responsible are: 4-H Pledge by Jonah Ruhlen, Pledge of Allegiance by Emori Criner, trivia by Alyssa Heldman, snacks by Makenna Eibling and drinks by Emori Criner. 

Report from the first meeting of the Blanchard Pleasant Buckeye 4-H Club

Blanchard Pleasant Buckeye 4-H club held their first meeting Monday night at HN School.  There were 44 members, 8 advisors and 13 parents present.  A scavenger hunt was held at the beginning of the meeting.  Team #7 won the event and were awarded suckers.