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Greenbrier 4-H Club – The Greenbrier 4-H club met at Landus Cooperative on Sept. 10. Nehemiah Hoyt was introduced as a new member. As members arrived thank you cards were written to New Cooperative, Tom and Sue Wind, Heartland Co-op of Rippey, Greene County Environmental Habitat Corp., Hawn Farms, and Rueter’s Red Power for their generous support of the 4-H program.

Record books were turned in Sept. 4 and 4-H Awards Day will be Sunday, Oct. 21, at the Grand Junction Community Center. Activities will begin at 3:30 pm with dinner at 5 and awards following at 6.

Greenbrier will be helping set up and take down tables and chairs for the Red Barn Craft Sale Sept. 15. Ideas were discussed for decorating a window for National 4-H Week, Oct. 7 – 13. This year in honor of National 4-H Week and in support of our local food pantry 4-H members will be collecting donations of canned and non-perishable foods during the month of October. Items can be donated from Oct. 1 –31 and left at the Extension office.

Online 4-H re-enrollment starts now. The re-enrollment process is all online. The online enrollment and the fee to the Greene County Extension office is due by Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2018. After Nov. 15 the late fee is $25.

4-H new member night will be Nov. 16. New members can expect more information in November.

Presentations were given by Sadie Gilbertson on the Viking Stadium, Ely Booth on a trip to South Dakota, and Naphtali Hoyt on her experience showing sheep in the community barn lamb project. Colton Mobley told about building his Lego vending machine and Noble Hoyt told of his involvement in the 4-H Communication Day held at The Gardens in June.

Refreshments were served by Ely Booth, Colton Mobley, Sadie Gilbertson, and Naphtali and Noble Hoyt. Greenbrier’s next meeting will be Oct. 8.

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