Greene County Lamb Producers celebrate another successful year

Lamb Producers GonderSheryl Gonder shared her experience and support of Greene County 4-H at the annual Lamb Producers banquet held on March 19 at Clover Hall in Jefferson.

Mrs Gonder presented $25 to each of these youngsters, recognizing their work at the Greene County Fair. They are (front, from left) Bailey Anderson, Mrs Gonder, Justin Stream, Kaiden Burbank and Becca Anderson; and (back, from left) Caden Etherton, Conner Allender, Ben Lint and Emily Finch.

Sheryl and her late husband, JD, were long-time supporters of the Lamb Producers. For many years they personally made all of the fixins’ for the banquets.

LambBanquet2Members of Greene County 4-H Clubs were honored for their hard work during 2015, receiving their awards from the Greene County Fair at the annual Lamb Producers banquet held on March 19. Present to accept their awards were, from the left, front: Emily Finch, Garrett Peterson, Sarah Sandage, Sadie Reedy and Conner Allender. Back: Ben Lint, Mason Burkett and Connor Gibson.

As part of the Lamb Producers annual banquet, a fundraising auction is held. Money raised is used to support the organization and 4-H sheep department.

LambProducerTeresa Mobley, left, represented Peoples Trust & Savings Bank, which purchased the award plaque for the grand champion market lamb that will be presented to the winner at the 2016 Greene County Fair. Lamb Producer Dave Wolf presented the plaque to Mobley.

A variety of items were sold that evening.  ~The Scranton Journal

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