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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.  

4-H signup set

Liberty Belles and Boys 4-H Club signup meeting is set for 7-8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7, at the Ada First Presbyterian Church.

Regular meetings are held on the first, third and fifth Tuesdays of the month, March thru August, from 7-8:30 p.m. at the church.  Any Hardin County youth who is 8 years old and in the third grade by January 1 this year or older may join. 

For further information, contact Susan Rorabaugh @ 0509slr@gmail.com

Blanchard Pleasant Buckeye 4-H Club gets underway

The Blanchard Pleasant Buckeye 4-H Club will hold their first meeting Monday, March 6th in the Vo-Ag  Room at the HN School from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m.  The club is open for any boy or girl from the third grade or older. 

There are eight advisors and many projects from which to choose.    

Each member will receive an enrollment sheet, a schedule of meetings and club activities for the year, and each family a Family Guide to 4-H.   

Liberty Belles and Boys 4-H Club sign-up meeting

Liberty Belles and Boys 4-H Club sign-up meeting is set for Tuesday, March 7.  Members may stop at the Ada First Presbyterian Church from 7 to 8 p.m. 

Regular meetings are held on the first, third and fifth Tuesdays of the month, March thru August, from 7-8:30 p.m. at the same location. 

Any Hardin County youth who is 8 and in the third grade by January 1, 2017, or older, may join. 

Ada Barnyard Farmers 4-H Club concludes year

Here's a report of their individual awards

The Ada Barnyard Farmers 4-H Club concluded their year recently and filed this year-end report with the Icon.

The 2016-2017 Hardin County Fair went great for the Ada Barnyard Farmers. For the rest of the days here is each member's progress:

016 ABF Club awards
Anney Archer-  Non-Livestock Projects:  STATE AWARD in “You are the Athlete”;  Rabbits:  1st place Dwarf Hotot Sr Doe, 1st Place Dwarf Hotot Sr Buck, 2nd place Intermediate Holland Lop Sr Buck.

4-H Hootenannies preparing for Hardin County Fair

By Riley Fleece, reporter

The Hardin County Hootenannies met at  Faith Holbrook's farm.  President Faith opened the meeting by asking Seth Davis to say the 4-H Pledge and Miranda Holbrook to do the American Pledge.  There were 7 members present.  Our advisors asked if any members needed any last minute help trimming or clipping our animals.  A reminder that on September 4th  at 2:00pm at the fair grounds will be goat pen set up.

After the meeting we worked on showmanship skills with Faith's goats.  Advisor Grant Mizek stood in as our acting judge.  We were reminded of many important aspects of being the best showman we can be.

Here's the lastest from Jumbo Junior Farmers 4-H Club

Jumbo Junior Farmers 4-H Club met on July 25, 2016 for their eighth meeting of the year.  The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Micah Cook followed by the 4-H Pledge led by Asher Bridenstine.  Roll call was answered with favorite cake by ll members with 2 advisors and 7 parents/guests present.  

For officer reports, Jake Bushong gave an environmental report on using manure on fields as fertilzer.  He discussed the positives and possible negatives of using manure on fields.

Jumbo Junior Farmers 4-H Club thinking about the county fair

Jumbo Junior Farmers 4-H Club met on July 11, 2016 for their seventh meeting of the year.  The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Evan Lyle followed by the 4-H Pledge led by Skye Shaffer.  Roll call was answered with favorite animal by 15 members with 2 advisors and 4 parents/guests present.  

In old business, 4-H Camp this week starting on Wednesday. The club has several members who will attend.  The open house for the township hall was a success over the weekend!  Thanks to all of the volunteers to sweep the barns, make cookies and clean up during the event.  T-shirts were handed out to the members who ordered them.

Pawsitivite Attitude 4-H Club collecting pet supplies for WV flood victims

The Pawsitive Attitude 4H dog club is collecting donations of pet food and supplies to take to the West Virginia flood victims.

Donations can be dropped off at the Hardin County OSU Extension office until noon on Friday or in front of The Courier, 701 W. Sandusky St., Findlay, on Wednesday  from 8-5 and  Thursday from 8-5. The supplies will be delivered to West Virginia on Saturday.

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