Washington Winners Meeting Minutes
Meeting Minutes - May 5, 2013
The Washington Winners 4-H Club met Sunday, May 05, 2013 at 4:00 pm. at the Washington Lutheran Church in Duncombe for their regular meeting. Pledge of Allegiance was led by Collin Harris. The roll call question was “Name your favorite ice cream…” and was answered by 30 members. 3 leaders and 2 guests were present. The secretary report was read by Lauren Harris. Treasurer Report was not given due to treasurer’s absence.
Ashley Nieland talked about the Omaha Zoo Trip. Daven Rees, Collin and Lauren Harris, Ashley Nieland, and Justin Koester recapped us on the archery competition in Mason City. Daven Rees reported on the Fair Booth Committee, which will be meeting again an hour before the June meeting. Hannah Rees reported on the water balloon launcher for fair. 6 members plan to attend junior camp and 5 members plan to attend State Conference. We were reminded of upcoming deadlines. Eric Fransen and Nolan Mitchell will represent our club as king candidates, while Amanda Propst and Samantha Dischler will be queen candidates.
Peyton Powell led the 4-H pledge. Presentations where: Ashley Nieland and Lauren Harris on Edible Butterflies; Evan Anderson on Showing Beef; Madison Anderson on hurdle jumping; Daven Rees on Drawing an Eagle; and Tommy Lennon on Interesting Insects. We worked on Mother’s day cards and received our fair books. Refreshments where served by Ashley Nieland and Josh and Leah Gibbons. We had a pizza party rewarding us for online enrollment brought by Linda Cline.
The next club meeting will be held Sunday, June 2, 2013 from 4 – 5:30 at the Washington Lutheran Church in Duncombe.
Lauren Harris, Secretary
Meeting Minutes - April 7, 2013
The Washington Winners 4-H Club met Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 4:00 pm. at the Washington Lutheran Church in Duncombe for their regular meeting. Pledge of Allegiance was led by Nick Corey. The roll call question was “Name your favorite movie…” and was answered by 29 members; 3 leaders and 2 guests were present. The secretary report was read by Madison Anderson. Treasurer Report was given by Devin Summers. We discussed having a water balloon launcher at the fair. Alex Dischler motioned to build one launcher for this fair; motion was seconded by Devin Summers and approved by club.
Megan Anderson led the 4-H pledge. presentations were; Dillon Sytsma on training a dog not to bark, Hanna Rees on chick care, and Devin Summers on wrestling. We had stations where we worked on t- shirt designs for fair, did taste testing, and how to make a motion. Refreshments where served by Madison Anderson, Evan Anderson, Megan Anderson, Carson Holtorf, and Aubrey Holtorf.
The next club meeting will be held Sunday, May 5, 2013 from 4 – 5:30 at the Washington Lutheran Church in Duncombe.
Meeting Minutes - March 3, 2013
The Washington Winners 4-H Club met Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 4:00 pm. at the Washington Lutheran Church in Duncombe for their regular meeting. Pledge of Allegiance was led by Tommy Lennon. The roll call question was “Name your favorite actor or actress …” and was answered by 23 members; 3 leaders and 3 guests were present. The secretary report was read by Lauren Harris. Treasurer Report was given by Devin Summers. A bill was submitted by JoAnn Lennon for the Fuller Hall rental. Austin Stuart motioned to pay the bill, seconded by Collin Harris and approved by club. Additional insurance was required for our family fun day; Devin Summers motioned to pay the bill for this insurance. Motion was seconded by Austin Stewart and approved by club. Nolan Mitchell motioned to pay our membership bill; motion was seconded by Josh Gibbons and approved by club.
Old business: 23members and 29 family members enjoyed our fun day at Fuller Hall in replace of our regular February meeting. We also discussed county interviews; we had 16 members attend interviews with 2 members being named alternates for upcoming award trips. We were strongly encouraged to attend next year.
New business: Collin Harris motioned and Austin Stuart seconded to request our awarded pizza party for online enrollments in May. Nolan Mitchell motioned to donate $2.50 per member for the “4-Her’s for 4-H”contribution, motion was seconded by Josh Gibbons and approved by club. We discussed doing our fair goals as soon as we finish our fair projects. We discussed organizing the booth committee, with the committee chair being Melanie Nieland. The theme for this year’s fair is “4-H is a hidden treasure”. The club talked about fair activities, such as share the fun, working exhibits, barnyard Olympics, Educational Presentations, fashion review, etc. We are encouraged to help several people by bringing items to donate to the Youth Shelter as a community service project. Some donations were made today and will be delivered this week. We made fun St Patrick’s Day cards for the nursing home residents.
Madison Anderson led the 4-H pledge. Olivia Mitchell presented on Chex Mix, Tyler McCarville presented on swimming, and Josh and Leah Gibbons did a piano performance. Refreshments were served by Devin Summers, Dillon and Sam Systma. The next club meeting will be held Sunday April 7, 2013 from 4 – 5:30 at the Washington Lutheran Church in Duncombe. .
Lauren Harris, Secretary
Meeting Minutes - October 7th, 2012
The regular meeting of the Washington Winners 4-H club was held Sunday, October 7, 2012 from 4:00 pm. to 5:30 pm. at the Washington Lutheran Church in Duncombe. The group began with recreation at the park. The meeting was called to order by Austin Stewart, who acted as president. The group recited the Pledge of Allegiance led by Justin Koester. Daven Rees called roll call at the meeting. It was “Name your favorite spooky character.” There were 16 members, 4 new members, 3 leaders, and 4 guests present at the meeting. Daven Rees read the secretary’s report. Collin Harris gave the treasurer’s report. For old business, the club discussed 4-H ISU Football Day. The club had excellent participation at the event.
In new business, members were encouraged to enter the county’s Cover Design Contest. The group decorated placemats for the 4-H Banquet and made bookmarks to distribute for 4-H Week. The club Halloween Party will be held at Devin Summer’s home on October 28, 2012. Matt Fransen led the 4-H Pledge at the meeting. The hosts were Matt Fransen, Ryan Fransen, and Justin Koester. The next meeting is Township Night and installation of officers scheduled for Sunday, November 4, 2012.
Meeting Minutes - November 4th, 2012
The Washington Winners 4-H Club met Sunday, November 4th 2012 at 6:00 pm. at the Community center in Duncombe for their annual Township night. There were 27 members and 32 guests in attendance. County Council member Zoe Schneider installed the following officers: Nolan Mitchell–President, Madison Anderson– Vice- President, Lauren Harris– Secretary, Devin Summers– Treasurer, Justin Koester– Reporter, Tommy Lennon – Photographer, and Evan Anderson, Nick Corey, Ryan Fransen, Matt Fransen, Leah Gibbons, Christine Housken, and Hannah Rees– Historians, Samantha Dishler, Josh Gibbons, Collin Harris, Olivia Mitchell, Ashley Nieland, and Daven Rees –recreation leaders. New members –Tyler McCarvile, Sam Sytsma, and Megan Anderson were initiated. Leaders Jodena Harris, Jo Ann Lennon and Sharon Mitchell distributed record books, club awards, and premium checks. Perfect attendance awards were awarded to Collin and Lauren Harris, Christine and Leslie Housken, Olivia Mitchell, and Hannah and Daven Rees. Long-term membership certificates went to Madison Anderson, Samantha Dischler, Nolan Mitchell, Amanda Propst, Miles Propst, Austin Stewart, Devin Summers, Joe Lennon, and Baylee Sharf. Collin Harris and Justin Koester received certificates from the state shooting sports competition. Ashley Nieland, Lauren Harris, and Justin Koester gave the Historian’s Report and Matt Fransen presented a picture slideshow of our club’s year. Hannah Rees won the door prize. The club enjoyed playing in the gym as recreation. The next club meeting will be held Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 4:00 pm. in Duncombe.
The Washington Winners 4-H Club met Sunday, December 2nd, 2012 at 4:00 pm. at the Evanston Clubhouse in Evanston for their regular meeting. For recreation, which was led by Olivia Mitchell and Daven Rees, we played games outside. Pledge of Allegiance was lead. The roll call question was “one thing that makes me unique is…” and was answered by 24 members. 4 guests and 3 leaders were present. Old business included reminder for outstanding enrollment forms and membership dues. Majority of the club completed online enrollment. County Award recipients were recognized and awards handed out to members who did not attend banquet. We decided to have a fun day in January in Gowrie at the skating rink or at Webster City in Fuller Hall, we will decide date and activity after more information is obtained. We formed a group consisting of Ashley Nieland, Lauren Harris, Amanda Propst, and Tyler McCarville for the Giving Tree. The Amount voted was $60 total for two children. We are reminded and encouraged to attend County interviews in January. We have also been reminded to write our thank you cards from County Award Banquet. We voted no on having a presentation day. Club stations included a presentation by guest Lauren Mitchell on her trip to Japan, leader Jo Ann Lennon helped make Christmas cards for the 4-H foundation, guest Kelsie Mitchell assisted making bugle treats and signing thank you’s, and leaders Jodena Harris and Sharon Mitchell worked with members on program book ideas and new officer materials. Amanda Propst lead the 4-H pledge. Refreshments where served by Olivia and Nolan Mitchell, and Collin and Lauren Harris. The next club meeting will be held Sunday, January 6, 2012 at 4:00 pm. in Duncombe.
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