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Jefferson County 4-H Club News

REMEMBERING THE TROOPS — A service project recently conducted by members of the Liberty Guys and Gals 4-H Club included collecting more than 175 items to help fill care boxes for the troops deployed abroad. With some of those items are club members, row one, from left, Magdalen Nelles, Libby Rivers, Hattie Wetherell, Merrick Sanders, Spencer Miller and Rayne Miller; second row, Maura Grace, Delia Wetherell, Clara Hoffman, Isaac Nelles, Katie Rivers, Nevaeh Sanders and Levi Sanders; and third row, Christian Hoffman, Hunter Starr, Andrew Wetherell, Anna Rivers, Mercy McGalla and Catherine Butler. -- Contributed

Liberty Guys and Gals

The Liberty Guys and Gals met Jan. 10 at Georges Run United Methodist Church in Mingo Junction with 20 attending.

Andrew Wetherell led the meeting where officers were elected. Andrew Wetherell will serve as presidents with other officers including Mercy McGalla, vice president; Clara Hoffman, secretary; Christian Hoffman, treasurer; Delia Wetherell, news reporter; Catherine Butler and Chandler Hoffman, recreation leaders; Katie Rivers, health leader; Nevaeh Sanders, safety leader; Ainsley Roach, litter prevention; and Leah DiNofrio, energy leader.

As an activity, club members made Valentine cards to send to the Veterans Hospital in Cleveland. Cloverbuds learned about winter.

Members collected more than 175 items to help fill care boxes for the troops deployed abroad. Rayne Miller and Katie Rivers led the pledges, and Delia Wetherell gave the devotions. Refreshments were served by Catherine Butler.

Members will be attending the overnighter to be held at the Millsop Community Center in Weirton. They also will participate in the officers training and the Valentine’s dance.

The next meeting is Feb. 7 at Georges Run United Methodist Church, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Country Roadrunners

The Country Roadrunners had 45 in attendance at its recent meeting held at Wintersville United Methodist Church. President Hailey Parker presided.

Items discussed included fundraisers, new club shirts, the overnighter, the Iron Chef competition, project books and bylaws.

Activities conducted included an ice-breaker game.

Cloverbuds did an introduction to 4-H activities and ice-breaker games.

Future plans involve the Jefferson County Relay for Life.

The next meeting will be held at 5 p.m. on Feb. 9 at Wintersville United Methodist Church.

Kailyn Frey is club reporter. Heather Parker is the club’s adviser.

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