Dear DFC Families, February 2018
Hello! Our second meeting is Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 7:00pm in the Home and Family Arts Building at the fairgrounds. We will start registration at 6:45pm. Program for the evening will be on calf care and will be presented by Dr. Kohlberg from Milford. If you have not paid your club dues yet, please come prepared to take care of this. Dues are $10/member. It goes up $1.00 at the March meeting. If you wish to pay by check, please make it payable to: Dairy Feeder Calf Club.
Have you heard about the Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) Program? Everyone should have received an email from the Purdue Extension Office explaining this. All 4-H members who are enrolled in Dairy Feeder have to complete the program in order to show at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair and or the Indiana State Fair. There are several dates to choose from. This training needs to be completed by May 15, 2018!!!! You can either complete this online ($12) or In-person training ($3). Registrations for both online and In-person training will need to be competed at http://yqca.org. You must preregister to participate in the IN-Person training. If you have any questions on this, please contact Robert Kelly in the extension office.
Are you selling geraniums?!?!?! This is an excellent fundraiser for the club and the 4-H program. For each plant, we sell, our club will receive $0.25 back as a sales reward. Geraniums will be selling for $1.25 per plant again this year. They will be available in red, white and pink colors. Orders and money are due NO LATER than March 31st to Jodi Evans. Pickup of geraniums is on April 25th at the fairgrounds. Mail all orders and money to: Jodi Evans, PO Box 416, Bristol, IN 46507.
Club Officers were elected at our January meeting. Your 2018 Club officers are: Erica Stutsman, Emerson Mast, Keaton Kitson and Zach Klotz. Congratulations guys and gal!!
See you on Thursday!!
Dear 4-Her’s and DFC Families,
Welcome to another fun and exciting year of 4-H!! Our first meeting is this Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 7:00pm. We will be meeting in the ECCC Building at the fairgrounds. Registration starts at 6:45pm. Watch your local television stations for cancellation if the weather is bad. Also, check your email, text messages or the website.
The program for the evening will consist of basic club information, changes made from 2017, and what to look for when you are buying your calf. Also, planned for the evening is electing club officers. We will be electing our president, vice president, secretary, and treasure. If you are interested or know someone that is interested in being an officer, please come to the meeting and get your name on the ballot. Please contact a leader if for some reason, you are unable to make it to the meeting, but would like to be added to the ballot.
Club dues are $10 per 4-Her if paid at the January or February meetings. Dues go up by $1 each month after February. $11 if paid in March. $12 if paid in April. $13 if paid in May. $14 if paid in June. $15 if paid in July. You will not be able to draw your auction order number at the May weigh in until your dues are paid. If you do not draw a number at the May weigh in, you are automatically put at the end of the auction order.
Adult 4-H Leaders:
Organizational Leader: Ken Metzler
Assistant Leaders: Lydell Troyer, Tim Stutsman, Dale Miller, Jodi Evans, Brandi Kitson, Brad Morehouse,
Erica Brenneman, Bridget Christner
Advisory Board Members:
President: Matt Hilty
Vice President: Jason Dunlap
Recording Secretary: John Rassie
Treasurer: Jodi Evans
Members: Joe Caffee, Stacey Hostetler, Steve Miller, Galen Mast, Dave Hahn, Ashley Lambright
We will be using the club website to post important information throughout the year. It will serve as a good tool to look up club information.
Website: www.dairyfeedercalfclub.com Email Address: email@example.com
If you receive this newsletter and you are not going to participate in the DFC club this year, PLEASE let us know. Thank You and we hope to see everyone on the 18th!