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September 26, 2012
Weirton Daily Times

J-Fit Rake-A-Thon is in progress

Jefferson County 4-H members, through the J-Fit Rake-a-Thon, will be making a difference by recycling, cleaning up yards or helping neighbors from now until Nov. 16.

This is being held in conjunction with Make a Difference Day and involves raking bags of leaves and taking them to one of the drop off points scheduled in the county: Spring Valley Farm, 1197 county Road 1, Rayland, call (740) 359-3737; Corky Saiter Farm, 620 township Road 117, Rayland, (740) 733-8013; or Carl Glenn, 5502 county Road 54, Irondale, (740) 543-3136.

The Ohio State University Extension, Jefferson County, asks that a call be made first to arrange a delivery time for the leaves.

The reward for doing the deed is to receive a "Rake a Difference" T-shirt and a great feeling for helping out and doing something green for the planet, according to Janine Yeske, 4-H educator.

16 participate in Ohio State Fair

Jefferson County had 16 4-H members participating in Ohio State Fair contests. The results are as follows:

Faith Davies: Radio controlled vehicles, senior clock trophy winner.

Paige Everly: Junior scrapbooking, outstanding of the day.

Kylee Torok: Cake decorating, junior beginner, outstanding of the day.

Katelin Rogers: Adventures with your camera A, outstanding of the day.

Courtney Jarman: Your first home away from home, outstanding of the day.

Lauren Feralli: I spy in the kitchen, outstanding of the day.

Brennan Scott: Swine skillathon, 10-year-old division, fifth; grand champion hereford performance, hog; performance hog class, third.

Hayden Johnson: Berskshire performance hog, grand champion; hog performance class, fourth; showmanship performance hog class, sixth.

Allison Pizzoferrato, Allison Lamantia, Rachael Cline and Paige Everly: Junior team horse judging contest, seventh.

Allison Pizzoferrato: Horse skillathon, 13-year-old division, second.

Rachael Cline: Horse skillathon, 13-year-old division, ninth.

Allison Lamantia: Horse skillathon, 13-year-old division, 11th.

Jacinta Roberts: Horse skillathon, 14-year division, sixth; training level dressage, ninth; and level 2 dressage, seventh.

Paige Everly: Horse skillathon, 13-year-old division, ninth..

Emily Pizzoferrato: Horse skillathon, 15-year-old division, ninth and named to serve on the state horse youth.

Emily Lamantia: Horse skillathon, 16-year-old division, ninth.

Iassc Foldi: Horse skillathon, 16-year-old division, 10th

Sara Roberts: Hunter Hack, ninth; and dressage intro C pattern, eighth.

Purple Circle

The Purple Circle 4-H Club held a bowling party Sept. 16 at Holiday Lanes. Club founders Herk and Shirlene Wood provided a cake. The next event is Oct. 20 at the Ramsey residence - pizza at 6 p.m., a hayride at 7 p.m. and a bonfire at 8 p.m.

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