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October 25, 1984

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The Glenville Democrat-Pathfinder As the 4-H year ended in Two reporters provided drea Nestor led the club in the the Area 4-H Roundup and at September {actually reports on their club's regular 4-H song and pledge. Devotions, the West Virginia State Fair. culminating here in the county meetings for September, while "Stead Fast Heart", were given Chris Hull presented her with the annual Achievement one provided a special report on by Debbie Cole. visual presentation, News Banquet} the individual clubs his club's special public pro- Following opening Writing, which won second began their planning for a new gram. Again, thanks to the ceremonies, each member of the place at the State 4-H Roundup. year. Organizational meetings reporters who have contributed, club gave a report on Gilmer Awards were presented as are the order of the day for Oc- County Farm Show and their follows: tober. Hopefully. all those clubs GLENVILLE particular participation, Bobble Jo Ball-Sewing; Kathy active last year will be on the SHOOTING STARS Members who took part in the Jo Ball-most projects completed rolls again this year. As we have The regular meeting of the Feeder Calf Show and Sale at by a first year member; Ronald said before, there is no better Glenville Shooting Stars was Jackson's Mill reported on their Brake-Sargent at arms and most organization in the land thanheld on September 5, with presi- awards and ribbons, helpful 4-Her, Tammy Butcher- 4-H for the development of the dent Lorra Messenger It was decided that the club Livestock; Nathan Chapman- "whole child" concept, presiding. Following openingwill make posters to celebrate most athletic member; Janet With this being the last col- ceremonies consisting of the 4-H National 4-H Week which will Cottrill-service to club as Vice- umn of the year in which 4-H ac- pledge and the Lord's Prayer, be observed October 8 through president and horses; Pare tivities of the 1983-84 year will the business of electing new of- be addressed, it is appropriate ricers was addressed. Officers that those reporters who con- for the 1984-85 4-H year will tributed be congratulated, be: President. Janet Hamrick; Special thanks to Debbie Cole of Vice-president, Joyce Hamrick: the Troy Eager Beavers who Secretary, Holly Davis: never failed to report on her Treasurer, Lorra Messenger: club's activities. Club reporters Reporter, Tammy Stewart: and are the ones who put their club Song Leader, Sharie Jones. 13. Next meeting is scheduled Cottrill-service to club as game for October 21. Andrea Nestor leader: Charles Crislip-best first will be in charge of devotions year camper; Debbie Crislip- for the meeting, service to club as secretary and DebbieCole best first year member; David Reporter Emerson-service to club as game leader and best project talk; COX'S MILLS Chris Hull-service to club as JOLLY MILLERS treasurer and County. Area and on the map, and Debbie has Following election of officer,The Cox's Mills Jolly Millers State Roundup participation; been outstanding in keeping the making of a float for the Glen- held their September meeting on Sherry Lang-service to club as public informed, ville State College home.coming September 30. Serving as the song leader and 2nd year Simmons as outstanding adult leaders. Friends of 4-H awards were presented to Nellie Allman, Bess Wright, and Rite Emerson. Special recognition was also given Rita Emerson for her 50 plus years of service through the award of a special mother-of-pearl pendant made and scrimshawed by Chuck Emerson. Butcher's General Store. operated by Glendell and Orlene Butcher was presented the "Partners in 4-H" award. Flowers were presented to Connie Emerson, organizational leader, in a special ceremony as thaRks for her work in behalf of the club and the members throughout the year. The Cox's Mills Jolly Millers and the Troy Eager Beavers joined forces for on evening of fun on October 14, as they en- joyed what has become an nual event for the Jolly Miller . A hay ride took the club members up Spruce Run and Fink Creek after which they This is not to say that other parade was discussed, annual public meeting, the club houseplants project: Lee Rose- returned to the Troy Elementary reporters haven't been respon- On September 19, the began what they hope to make potato project; Mike School for a weiner roast. sive to the needs of their clubs Shooting Stars met to make an annual event, a Club Shackleford-service to club as Special thanks to Don Butcher and to their responsibilities, posters for the float, which was Achievement banquet. Special reporter, participation on Her- for providing the transporta- however Debbie has excelled, entered in the GSC parade. The guests, including the Cor- ticulture Judging team. and for tion. Thanks to all who have con- tributed ANYTHING to this col- unto. We in the 4-H world owe the people of Gilmer County a great deal, since every time we need help to keep the 4-H pro- gram going, there is always help to be had. Consequently, we must keep the public aware of float won second place awards, porators for the Community best exhibit at County Farm "MikeSlmcldeford for which the club received a Building, the Board of Directors Show; Steve Simmons-service to Reporter very nice trophy, for the Center, and officers of club as president and best all TammyStewart local organizations were in-around @Her; Scott Simmons. Reporter TROY EAGER BEAVERS The Troy Eager Beavers met vited. Purpose of the banquet best "This is 4-H" project; was to honor 4-H members who Cheryl Taylor-service to club as had completed requirements for game leader; Ellen Wilson- a 4-H project during the year. service to club as song leader and to present special awards, and participation in County and what we are doing, of our ac- on September 23 at 7 p.m. in Ellen Wilson entertained the area 4-H Roundups and State complishments, and of our goals front of the Troy School, with members, their families andFair. since the public has a vested in- President Tracy Samples special guests with a danceRecognition was also given to terest in al! at wedo. presiding. Susan Krohn and An- routine which she performed at Mary Ellen Chapman and Eddie BE A 4-H THREE Leaders: llr mother of Junior Leaders for! (Photo by By If a visitor to ask any ever been the odds are those 60 would reply For longer