4-H Club: Morrill Tip-Top
Submitted by Estie Grimm, Reporter
Out with the old, in with the new! President Logan Ploeger called the meeting to order at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24. McKenzie Tedman led the members in the Flag Salute and the 4-H Pledge. Roll call was answered by “What is your favorite candy?”
Song Leader Elsie Ploeger led the club in singing “Five Little Pumpkins.” The members sang “Happy Birthday” to Mary Tedman. Acting Secretary Lydia Hartter read last month’s minutes, and they were approved as read.
Leader Jennifer Ploeger announced that Peterson Seed gave the club a generous donation of $500. Myra Hartter read a thank you letter from the Sabetha Middle School, thanking the members for weeding and cleaning the school’s landscape. Carrie Grimm asked the members to think about a Community Service Project for December. She explained what the club has done in past years. Leader Jennifer Ploeger announced that officer training is 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, at NorthRidge. Achievement night is Tuesday, Nov. 22.
Leader Jesse Ploeger led installation of officers. The 2022-23 officers are: President Logan Ploeger, Vice President L. Hartter, Secretary Kenzie Ploeger, Treasurer McKenzie Tedman, Reporter Estie Grimm, Parliamentarians Logan Ploeger and Estie Grimm, Historian Kinsley Bletscher, 4-H Council Members Logan Ploeger and Kenzie Ploeger, and Recreation Leaders Alton Hartter, Will Hartter, Owen Scoby, Alayla Nash, Charlee Ploeger and Bristol Menold. The Song Leaders are Elsie Ploeger, Alayla Nash, Bristol Menold, AnnaLee French and Nellie Grimm.
In new business, the club decided to make scarves for the Nemaha County Christmas Store. The club also decided to make cards for Meals on Wheels recipients.
Estie Grimm moved to adjourn the meeting and the club recited the 4-H motto “To Make the Best Better.” A. Hartter led the club with a fun recreational game called “Hog Tied.” Snacks were provided by the Brady Chadwell family. The next meeting will be on Monday, Nov. 28.