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Norwalk Reflector Staff • Oct 29, 2015 at 12:43 PM

Classy Clovers

The club met April 29 at Tyler Baker's house. The pledges were led by secretary Carrie Hinckley. The roll call was taken by naming "a healthy snack."

There will be a poultry clinic at 9 a.m. today the Huron County Fairgrounds and there is also a rabbit show after the poultry clinic.

There were three demonstrations. They were given by Tyler Baker, Peter Jenkins, and Keegan Baker. Peter Jenkins demonstrated the basic parts of his chicken; Tyler Baker showed how to check a rabbit and Keegan showed us how to build a back yard bird feeder. The recreation was a sack race game led by Rachel Palm, recreation officer.

The club will hold the next meeting May 20 at Cori Margetiak's house, 4891 Tumney Trail.

Home & Garden Candle fundraiser forms were collected and the candles will be in by Mother's Day.

Robyn Pelham, reporter

Rumblin' Riders

This club met April 30 at Western Reserve Elementary. Dues were paid and the rest of the members paid for their books. Members discussed Camp Conger and camp papers were passed out. Members also discussed Camp Conger cleanup. The group voted on 4-H shirts and the motion passed.

On April 5, the group went to help clean up at Camp Conger. Members talked about officer training. The next meeting is 7 p.m. Monday at Western Reserve Elementary.

Robert Conklin, reporter

Wakeman Wizards

The club met March 20 at Clay, Mitch and Andrea Robson's house.

Eleven members were present along with three Cloverbuds and two guests. Shannon gave the secretary's report. Adviser Jason Dalton gave the treasurer's report.

In old business, Stephanie Dalton reported that all frozen food orders should be returned as soon as possible.

At this meeting, new officers were elected. They are: Recreation Mitch Robson and Colton Braker; news reporter Clay Robson; health Julianna Pabst; safety, Erica Camera; secretary Morgan Muschitz; vice president Kyle Robson; president Shannon Erskine; treasurer Boen Dalton.

A survey was handed out to all members for ideas for fun things to do for the year.

Clay Robson, reporter

Busy Needles

The club met April 15 at West Hartland United Methodist Church.

The new club officers were installed and reminded to attend the officer's conference. The club constitution and by-laws were read. Club members received their project books.

Justine White, reporter

Tri-Community Bits & Pieces

This club met May 6 at the old school in North Fairfield. Matt Conger called the meeting to order.

Members voted to move the bake sale fundraiser to from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 16 at Drug Mart in Willard.

9 to 9:30 a.m. McQuillen, Eastmans.

9:30 to 10 a.m. Clagett, Hess and Gillenwater.

10 to 10:30 a.m. Morris, Slone and Wheeler.

10:30 to 11 a.m. Conger and Bisel.

11 to 11:30 a.m. Conaway and Seth Morris.

11:30 a.m. to noon Whiteside and Hopkins.

Noon to 12:30 p.m. Dendinger, Green and Traxler.

12:30 to 1 p.m. Haymond and Gayheart.

Demonstrations were done by Kenneth Clagett on showing hogs and turkeys with a cane and Tiana Morris on parts of a turkey. Kayla Slone did her demonstration on photography and Jaimie Slone did hers on seeds to flowers. Refreshments were brought by Kenneth Clagett and Tiana Morris.

The next meeting is at 6 p.m. May 20 at the old school in North Fairfield. Following the meeting, members will be planting flowers at the North Fairfield American Legion as a community service project.

Kayla Slone, reporter

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