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Norwalk Reflector Staff • Oct 29, 2015 at 12:51 PM

Wakeman Blue Ribbon

The club met July 23 at Jessica and Colton Puder's home.

Under old business, members planned their float for the Wakeman Homecoming Fireman's Festival parade..

Richard Bolden was presented with the Christopher T. Norman Memorial Scholarship by Pam Norman.

Richard will be attending The Ohio State University ATI in Wooster this fall with a major in agricultural commerce. He has been an 11-year member of the Wakeman Blue Ribbon 4-H Club. His past projects in 4-H have been beef breeding, dairy feeder calves, dairy beef steer, beef feeder calves, and beef market steer. He will be participating at the Ohio State Fair this year with a market steer.

Richard has been an FFA member for four years. He was included in Who's Who among High School Students in Agriculture for the past three years. He also received the USAA National Agriculture Award for three consecutive years.

Under new business, members discussed recommendations for fair showing and project judging times. Tim and Joe Vekas gave demonstrations on woodworking. Jessica Puder gave a demonstration on rabbit housing and care. All club members gave updates on the progress of their projects.

The next meeting will be at 7 p.m. Monday at Gore's house.

Jessica Puder, reporter

Tri-Community Bits & Pieces

The club met July 22 at the old school in N. Fairfield.

Matt Conger called the meeting to order. Pledges were led by Brandon Bisel.

There was no old business. New business was filling out the fair cards. The advisor took a club picture.

The club members were reminded about their times to work at the bake sale. Refreshments were brought by the Cloverbuds. Demonstrations were done by Shana Dendinger on parts of a camera, Kasha Dendinger on how to design a dining room, and Karly Conaway on parts of a cat. Also the cloverbuds did their demonstrations. There was no recreation.

The next meeting will be the club's outing at Monsoon Lagoon Sunday.

Kayla Slone, reporter

Busy Needles

Nicole Gillinwater led the pledges as the club met at Veterans Memorial Lake Park.

In new business, members discussed seat cushions at the county fair. Taylor Brooks led the recreation.

The next meeting is at 7 p.m. Monday at West Hartland United Methodist Church.

Justine White, reporter

Huron County Clovers

The club met Wednesday at the St. Mary campus.

The following Cloverbuds gave a demonstration on their fair project. Aaron Smith on his diorama of his grandpa's field; Colin McFadden on his knex car; and Logan Hurst on his model truck.

Members were reminded to have their books finished and to study their projects for the fair.

The next meeting is at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the fairgrounds. Fair cards will be handed out at this meeting.

Taylor Smith, reporter

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