White River Goat and Sheep Club update

By Allie Willey
Special to the Herald Times
MEEKER | The White River Goat and Sheep 4-H Club met Feb. 28 at the fairgrounds in the OEH building. The meeting was called to order at 6:06 p.m. by the president Allie Willey. Followed by roll call, also performed by Willey. The pledges were then led by Melayani Wangnild. After pledges the group elected new officers for the year: president Sierra Gomez, vice president Dayton Willey; secretary Tatum Kennedy; treasurer Melayani Wangnild; reporter Allie Willey; pledge leaders Cori, Amy, Alivia and Kallynn; council reps Matthew Willey and Tatum Kennedy.
After elections, the new officers assumed their positions. Kennedy continued the meeting by doing the minutes and correspondence of the last meeting. The treasurer’s report was given by Melayni Wangnild, which stated the group has $307.06 currently in its account. Kennedy then gave a council report, and discussed the senior game day, mini trip and the new bylaws.
The group proceeded with discussing the new Bred and Fed program and talking about the Steer Feeder Show. They had a guest speaker for the kids to listen to, and every kid walked out with a cool prize in his or her hand and a smile on their face. The group brought up the topic of the guest speaker coming in to talk about nutrition on April 22 and then established groups for demonstrations occurring in March and April.
The group also discussed upcoming meetings and activities from the newsletter. The butter braid sales are due by March 15 to the extension office, and a meat quality meeting mandatory to all first year livestock kids and first year seniors is on March 7 at 6 p.m. with parents. Also discussed were online enrollment and fees. All kids who were not already signed up needed to pay a $10 late fee to the office.
The next meeting is Tuesday, March 28 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting was adjourned at 6:39 p.m. by new president Sierra Gomez.