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January 31, 2012

2012 Project Day

Youth on a tour of Northwest Bread and Bagel.


Catapults for marshmallows

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Cloverbud Science Projects

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Pillow Cases

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January 25, 2012

Federation Meeting Agenda - Jan 30

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Crow Wing County 4-H Federation Agenda
Monday, January 30, 2012 ~ 6:30 p.m. ~ Land Services Building

2011-12 Federation Officers

President Justin Warling
Vice-President Rylie Young
Secretary Joshua Hofmann
Treasurer (Y) Athena Moe
Financial Advisor (A) Kathy Segler

6:30 - 6:45 p.m.
Sign In
Call to Order - Justin Warling
Flag Pledges
Secretary's Report- see separate report
Roll Call- Please share club happenings recently -
Treasurer's Report - Athena -separate handouts

6:45 - 7:00 p.m. Committee Reports
Awards/Records -
Budget/Auditing -
Executive -
Fundraising - fruit/meat sales
Plat book -
Policy -
Dog PDC-
Horse PDC-
Livestock PDC-
Performing Arts PDC-
Shooting Sports/Wildlife PDC-

7:00- 7:30 Staff Report
PC Report-Jeanne
Promise Fellow- Katie Becker

7:30-7:35 p.m. Unfinished Business
Update wording in Constitution/By Laws to reflect new MN 4-H Stewardship Policies- second reading
Any Unfinished Business?

7:35 - 8:20 p.m. New Business
Plat book cover photo contest
Policy to access scholarships -
Other New Business

8:20 p.m.
Announcements -check out the blog site http://blog.lib.umn.edu/fulle280/4heventscwc/
Upcoming dates on the back
Next Federation meeting, April 23, 6:30 p.m., Land Services Building

Calendar of Events
1-29 Federation Fundraiser-Fruit/Meat Sales
4 Astronomy training, 4-8 p.m., at Heidi Haugen's
4-5 BLU Leadership retreat, Bemidji
9 Livestock PDC meeting, 7 p.m. Brainerd Public Utilities
15 Summer camp counselor applications due
15 Market animal ID's due to the Extension office
17-18 State Volunteer Forum, Willmar
20 Newsletter articles due to Jeanne for March/April Clover Update
27 PA PDC meeting, 5:30 p.m., location TBA
28 Horse Orientation, 7 p.m. PDC mtg, Land Services
1 Fruit/Meat fundraiser sales over, turn in $$ to club leader (independents to Ext Off)
3 Regional Project Bowl for General Livestock, Foley
8 Livestock PDC meeting, 7 p.m. Brainerd Public Utilities
16 Pasta Extravaganza-Livestock PDC fundraiser, 5-7 p.m., First Lutheran Church, Brainerd
17 Regional Project Bowl for Horse/Dog, Grand Rapids
24 Fruit Delivery
27 Horse PDC meeting, 6:30 sub-committees, 7 p.m. PDC meeting
30 Last day to return fruit for refunds
30-31 Camp Counselor Training, Land Services Building
12 Livestock PDC meeting, 7 p.m. Brainerd Public Utilities
14 Dog PDC meeting, 6:30 p.m., Gander Mountain
13-14 State science training for volunteers & teams of youth, Mankato
14-15 State-wide SS/E Leader Training, Long Lake Conservation Center
20-21 State science training (in photography, engineering, robotics), St Cloud
21 Rabbit Fun Show, CWC fairgrounds
21 State Project Bowl, Foley
23 Federation meeting, 6:30 p.m., Land Services Building
20 Newsletter articles due to Jeanne for May/June Clover Update
24 Dog Orientation, 6:30 p.m., fairgrounds
24 Horse PDC meeting, 6:30 sub-committees, 7 p.m. PDC meeting
4-5 State science training, Bemidji
6 Share-the-Fun, 2 p.m., St. Francis School, Brainerd
10 Livestock PDC meeting, 7 p.m., Brainerd Public Utilities
15 Animal ID's due to the Extension office
21? Performing Arts PDC meeting, 5:30 p.m., Land Services Building
22 Horse PDC meeting, 6:30 sub-committees, 7 p.m. PDC meeting
6-8 Summer Camp, Park Rapids
11-14 YELLO
23 Horse Fun Show
25 Federation meeting, 6:30 p.m., Land Services Building
7 Dog Show, 9 a.m., fairgrounds

January 23, 2012

Pheasants Forever Banquet

On Saturday, January 21st 4-H Shooting Sports/Wildlife Program was represented at the Pheasants Forever Banquet for the first time. The banquet was held at Breezy Point with Dave White, Chief of the Natural Resources Conservation Service as the Keynote speaker. Mr. White took time during the banquet to visit with the 4H members about pursuing careers in conservation.


Representing Mn 4-H were- Nicole Pokorney, Jerry Ludwig, Sarah Ludwig, Nick Ludwig, David Schroeder, Roger Schroeder and Nancy Schroeder.

January 12, 2012

Daggett Brook 4-H Club January Meeting

The Daggett Brook 4-H Club held their monthly meeting on January 9th, 2012, at the Daggett Brook Townhall.

There were 30 members present.

Elizabeth Studniski gave a talk about her puppy Casey. Jeron Schubert gave a talk on how to take care of a horse. Veronica Nelson gave a talk on her duties as the Crow Wing County Jr. Dairy Princess.

Andrew Caughey did a demonstration on the parts of a motor and how they work. Isiah Bernatsky demonstrated a magic trick he learned.

Devin Elmslander reported on the Christmas caroling that took place on Dec. 16th, the club visited the local nursing homes and sang carols and handed out cookies.

The club will go bowling at Jack's House on Jan. 22nd at 12:00 for the winter party.

A committee was appointed for the clubs project day and they will report back at the next meeting. Ideas were discussed on what areas should be presented.

The club will serve refreshments at the Heartland Concert on April 15th.

Heather Becker handed out flyers for the upcoming County Project Day on Jan. 28th.

The next meeting will be Feb. 13, 2012, 7:00 p.m. at the Daggett Brook Townhall.

Submitted by;

Reilley Hettver

Club Reporter