The monthly meeting of the Prairie Star 4-H club was held March 7, 2011 at the Johnson County Fairgrounds. The meeting was called to order by president, Dewey Molenda. Pledges were lead by Jesse Molenda and Kaden Loring. Roll call was “What are your spring break plans?” There were 16 members present.
There were two new guests present, Kara McCormick and Madelyn Hill.
Second-time guest was Allie Boutte. A motion was made by Anthony Deters for her to join the club. It was seconded by Lauren Molenda and the motion passed. Allie was welcomed into the club.
The minutes from the December meeting were read by Michele Deters and they stand approved as read. Haylee Burk gave the treasurer report and the club has $674.08.
Leisa Burk gave the community leaders report. She told members the theme for the fair this year is “Kick-up Your Heels for Kansas’ 150th Birthday.” She also reminded members to read Clover Clips because the camp information for this summer is in there. Also, she reminded members that May 1st is the deadline to sign-up for projects and the Broiler Derby deadline is March 15th. Leisa also informed the club that anyone interested in Hunter Safety classes should contact Bass Pro Shop as they will be providing the class now. A round of applause was given to Lauren Molenda and Sierra Muellner for participating in Club Days.
In new business a bill for $32.60 was presented by Leisa Burk for payment of the new members 4-H books. Macy Loring made a motion to pay the bill and it was seconded by Sierra Muellner. Next, Gracie Everhart gave a talk on her arts and crafts project for the fair this year. She painted a reusable water bottle. Taylor Everhart then gave a talk on how to make Strawberry Cookies which were delicious.
A motion was made by Anthony Deters to adjourn the meeting and seconded by Lauren Molenda. The motion passed.