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4-H fashion revue Saturday in Ada

6 p.m. at Ada First United Methodist Church

The Sew What 4-H Club and the Hardin County Homemakers invite Icon viewers to the Hardin County  4-H  Fashion Revue taking place this weekend in Ada.

It is from 6 to 8 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 19, at the Ada First United Methodist Church. Hardin County 4-H members will model their clothing and textile construction and consumer projects.

The event is free and open to the public. Free will donations will be accepted by the Sew What 4-H Club to assist with community service projects. 

PHOTO: State 4-H Fashion Board Member, Nora Dellifield, is shown with Shopping Savvy Jr. Clock Trophy Winner, Grace Collins, at the Ohio State Fair Clothing Days.

Final meeting of Blanchard Pleasant Buckeyes

The Blanchard Pleasant Buckeyes held their final meeting for the year on Monday evening, August 7th, at 7:30 p.m. in the Hardin Northern Ag Building. A scavenger hunt was led by Heidi Trachsel. Vern Woodruff led the 4-H Pledge, and Carl Woodruff led the Pledge of Allegiance. Cassie Deckling led role call with 35 members, 9 advisers, and 4 guests.

Emma Miller gave a Secretary's Report and Megan Miller game a Treasure's Report. Award certificates were passed out. Demonstrations were given on how to show different types of livestock.

Liberty Belles and Boys 4H collect and sell food

They collect food and sell food. Members of the Liberty Belles and Boys 4H Club held numerous signs at the corner of Main and Lincoln on Saturday trying to get motorists to stop and either give food  or purchase bake goods. The donated food and half of the money from the bake sale goes to the Ada Food Pantry. Part of the bake sale money helps with club expenses. Even a Great Pyrenees pup got into the act.

4H Awards

Here's a link to the list of 2017 Non-Livestock 4-H Awards for Hardin County:


Jumbo Jr. Farmers was held Monday

By: Drew Hoppe

The monthly meeting for the Jumbo Jr. Farmers was held Monday, July 10th at the McDonald Township Hall.  The meeting was started by the 4-H Pledge being led by Claire Ketcham and the Pledge of Allegiance which was led by Drew Hoppe.  At the meeting the group was given presentations by Kathryn Osborn on her County Demonstration project and some tips for members while judging.  Our other presentation was given by Claire Ketcham on her cooking project where she made Trail Mix samples for the group to try.  Also at the meeting we finished our fair entries for the upcoming 2017 Hardin County Fair. 

Blanchard Pleasant Buckeyes 4H meeting held

The Blanchard Pleasant Buckeyes 4-H Club held a meeting on Monday, July 10th, at 7:30 p.m. in the Hardin Northern Ag Building. Recreation for the evening was playing outside led by Makenna Eibling. Preston Wykes led the 4-H Pledge, and Carl Woodruff led the Pledge of Allegiance.

There were 33 members, 7 advisers, and 4 guests. Clover Award sheets were turned in. Bob McBride went over what should be completed in the individual's books for judging. Vern Woodruff Jr. presented a demonstration on rockets. Carl Woodruff demonstrated his project on Science Chemistry. Heidi Trachsel also gave a presentation on sewing and ironing. Leif Trachsel led trivia.