Meeker 4-H swine club

MEEKER I The second White River Swine Club meeting was held Feb. 29.

Meeker 4-H Beef Club report

MEEKER I At the first Meeker Beef meeting on Jan. 28, we elected officers and made arrangements for a feeder show and weigh-in on Feb. 24.

Seniors rock! …

MEEKER | According to Dessa Watson extension agent 4-H/Youth development, “a nice group of kiddos” served 34 grandparents at the annual 4-H grandparent appreciation dinner, held in Meeker early this month.

Senior Citizen Appreciation Dinner

MEEKER | Local senior citizens are invited to attend the Meeker 4-H Council’s annual Senior Citizen Appreciation Dinner on Sunday, Feb. 10 at 2 p.m. at the fairgrounds.

4-H Awards: continued from last week

Continued from last week’s results:

Shults undefeated in showmanship

Madi Shults remains undefeated in beef showmanship in 2012 and was honored as the highest ranked 4-H junior livestock judge in Colorado.

MEEKER I Madi Shults, a member of the White River 4-H Livestock Club, returned from the 2012 Colorado State Fair. Accomplishing two of the three goals she set at the beginning of this 4-H season.

Local saddlemaker shares passion for his craft

Klenda and Brennan both share their knowledge and experience with local 4-H and he was awarded “Best of Show at the recent RBC Fair for his leather heart, symbolic of he and Brennan’s volunteerism to the local 4-H club and others in the community.

MEEKER I Bob Klenda’s most recent award-winning piece was a beautiful leather heart that earned “Best of Show.” The piece is symbolic of the volunteerism he and Mike Brennan give to the local 4-H club and other community members.

RBC 4-H alumnus in hall of fame

Laurel Kubin, Tony’s 4-H Agent in Rio Blanco County, is now the county extension director in Larimer County, Colo., pictured with Tony Seely.

RBC I The Colorado 4-H Hall of Fame was established in 2011 to recognize 4-H alumni who have made significant contributions or accomplishments in their lives and attribute those accomplishments to their 4-H experience.

Meeker 4-H Council April report

MEEKER I The Meeker 4-H Council met Wednesday, April 4 after school. A great turn-out of seventeen members were in attendance to make plans and generate community pride ideas for the summer.

Marvelous Mutts report

MEEKER I This is our monthly Marvelous Mutts report.

Appreciation dinner…

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The Meeker 4-H Council hosted their annual grandparents/ senior appreciation dinner Sunday, Feb. 12 at the exhibit hall. Thank you to all the seniors and 4-H’rs who made this dinner possible. Special thanks to Marci Nieslen for her amazing work with the decorations and planning.

White River Swine Club reports

RBC I Our first meeting was held Jan. 8 at 6:30 p.m. We began the meeting by electing our 2012 officers.