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RANGELY I Sunday’s 2010 Rangely 4-H Achievement Night celebrated the clubs’ successes.
While 4-H members and their families enjoyed a potluck dinner, the Panther Country 4-H Club, Chipigitt, Cloverbuds, Makin’ Bacon, and Fish Buddies 4-H Club were recognized for 100 percent completion. The Muddy Mutts Dog Club and the Scrapbooking Club had 75 percent completion.
Jeff Roedell with Chevron USA presented Rio Blanco County 4-H with a check for $3,000, to go toward a new leadership and educational assistance fund. Some of the night’s other highlights were the Rio Blanco County 4-H Foundation awards. Tessa Slagle was the Outstanding Senior 4-H Member, Cheyenne Steele was the Outstanding Intermediate 4-H Member, and Kaylee Mecham was the Outstanding Junior 4-H Member. Parent of the Year Award was given to Daniel Lapp and Crystal Ducey. The Leader of the Year was presented to Bonnie Long for her 15 years as a 4-H leader. The Friend of 4-H Award was given to Frank Huitt. The Outstanding Indoor Project Exhibitor was given to Tessa Slagle and the Outstanding Outdoor Project Exhibitor was presented to Shelby Neiberger.
The Rangely 4-H would like to thank all the supporters of Rio Blanco County 4-H, including the Lions Club, Encana, Bellco, White River Electric, and Chevron USA, just to name a few. Also thanks to the council officers and their parents for all of their help preparing for Achievement Night.
— Roxie Leischer, Rangely 4-H/Extension coordinator