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Pygmy Connection The Pygmy Connection 4-H goat club held its first 2014 club meeting on Jan. 11 at the Patterson Center in Burton. The club…

Pygmy Connection

The Pygmy Connection 4-H goat club held its first 2014 club meeting on Jan. 11 at the Patterson Center in Burton. The club celebrated the holidays with a gift exchange, and new club officers were elected.

Syndey Henry is the 2014 club president. Megan Stark was elected vice president. The club secretary is Elizabeth Naylor, and the treasurer is Ali Lesner.

Julia Surace is the health and safety officer. Graycen Wood is the club news reporter. The recreation coordinator is Elizabeth Naylor, and the technology officer, responsible for updating the clubs Facebook page, is Teagan Turner. The clubs photographers are Hayven Snode and Kayla Borsi.

The club also established a decorating committee of five club families to coordinate the clubs participation in events like the Great Geauga County Fair booth.

Club members, parents and families will be going bowling on Jan. 31. The clubs next meeting will be Feb. 2 at the Patterson Center.

If anyone is interested in joining the club or learning more about Geauga County 4-H, please contact the Extension Office at 440-834-4656. (Submitted by Graycen Wood, news reporter)

Geauga Dairymen

The Geauga Dairymen 4-H Club held a meeting on Jan. 18 at the Niehus home.

The meetings started with reviewing and approving the minutes of the last meeting. The club welcomed three new members: Lizzie Knopp, Paul Ricci and Mark Ricci. There were five members present at the meeting and three absent.

The group reviewed some important activities to participate in during the year such as quality assurance, Dairy Palooza, skill-a-thon, project book and the Great Geauga County Fair. This year the club is planning to go for Honor Club again. Members talked about the window display theyre going to do in February in celebration of 4-H Week, which is March 2-8.

The next meeting will be held in February and the club will be electing officers.

If anyone is interested in joining Geauga Dairyman, contact Emma Niehus at 440-221-3812. (Submitted by Garrett Hastings, vice president and news reporter)

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