4-H Beef Club meets March 4

MEEKER I At the last Meeker Beef meeting on March 4, the club discussed the importance of the country of origin forms.

Meeker 4-H swine club

MEEKER I The second White River Swine Club meeting was held Feb. 29. The meeting was called to order by Casey Turner, club president.

Meeker Ghost Riders meet

MEEKER I The first meeting of the Meeker Ghost Riders 4-H Horse Club was held Feb. 26.

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.