Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, February 19, 1994, Image 56

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    816-Lancastar Farming, Saturday, February tt, 1994
—Members of the Adams County
Adams County 4-H Beef Club First-Year Members Ben Stine, president, Adams
County 4-H Beef Club presents plaques of recognition to Adams County 4-H Beef
Club first year members for their outstanding 1993 year. Front row Caml Topper, East
Berlin; Chris Jeffcoat, Llttlestown; Candice Flickinger, Biglervllle; and Janel Keller,
Gettysburg. Second Row, Jason Keller, Gettysburg and Ashley Stine, East Berlin.
From left, Ron, Joyce, Kim and Chad Font, Arendtsville, and Bonnie and John
Hess, Gettysburg, were recognized as 1993 Adams County international Four-H
Youth Exchange host families. Each family hosted an IFYE from Australia for three
weeks this past summer. Recognition was presented at the Adams County Extension
Association annual meeting.
Glenn Boyer 4-H Beef Award, Jim Boyer, right, East Berlin, presents the Glenn
Boyer Memorial Award to Adams County 4-H Beef Club Members Wayne Fllcklnger,
Blglerville; Mandy Hilbert, Littlestown; and Missy Becker, Abbottstown. Becker and
Hilbert are graduating by age from the Adams County 4-H Beef Club and Fllcklnger
was the Adams County Jr. Beef National Award Winner. All three received a cash
award as provided by the award guidelines.
County Recognizes
4-H Beef Club and International
4-H Youth Exchange families
were honored during two recent
events in the county.
4-H’ers, Families
Adams County 4-H Serf Club
members Wayne Flickinger,
Biglerville; Mandy Hilbert, Lit
tlestown; and Missy Becker,
Abbottstown were honored with
the Glenn Boyer Memorial Award
at the Beef Buyers Appreciation
Banquet in January at the Gettys
burg Fire Hall.
Becker and Hilbert are graduat
ing because of age from the Adams
County 4-H Beef Club. Flickinger
was the Adams County Junior
Beef National Award winner. All
three received a cash award.
Adams County 4-H Beef Club
members were also recognized for
serving their first year. They are
North Mountain 4-H
Community Club
A new 4-H community club has
formed in the North Annville Ono,
Waterworks, Bellgrove area.
Meetings are held the last Monday
night of each month at the Water
works Fireball off of Thompson
At the Monday, Jan. 24 meet
ing, 48 members were present.
Games and mixers were enjoyed
by everyone 20 minutes before the
meeting began.
The meeting was called to order
by Vice President, Natalie Funck.
Secretary’s report was read and
roll call was taken.
At the organizational meeting,
new members selected projects
and learned the 4-H pledge. The
new officers were then introduced
and the meeteing began as Vice
President Natalie Funck called the
meeting to order.
The new offiers for 1994 are
Jesse Wenger, president; Natalie
Funk, vice president; Emily Wen
ger, secretary/treasurer; Holly
Meyer, news reporter; Natalie
Wenger and Natalie Funck, game/
song leaders.
The projects that will begin dur
ing winter are baseball card col
lecting starting Feb. 24 and March
3,10,17 & 24, from 7 p.m. - 8:30
p.m. at the Waterworks Fire Hall.
Cake decorating March 1,8, IS,
22 and 29 at the Fire Hall, 7 p.m. -
8:30 p.m.
Rocketry begins Feb. 24 5 p.m.
- 7 p.m. also ceramics and pets
will begin in March.
Anyone interested in being a
leader and lending their skills and
knowledge or wandng to be a
member please call Dale and Fran
Bushong at (717) 865-6270.
4-H Holds Annual Tree Sale
The Northampton County 4-H
Program Development Committee
is holding its annual tree sale.
They will be accepting orders
for trees until March 15. This
fund-raiser supports 4-H prog
rams throughout Northampton
County, including camp scholar
ships, teen leadership weekends,
leader training workshops, and
achievement awards.
The two and three year see
dlings may be used for yard plant
ings, erosion control, and to
reduce carbon dioxide levels.
Available evergreens include Blue
Spruce, Norway Spruce, White
Pine, Scotch Pine, Douglas Fir,
Austrian Pine, and Arborvitae.
All trees are sold in bundles of
25 of the same species fo $B. Pick
up will be on Saturday, April 23
Cami Topper, East Berlin; Chris
Jeffcoat, Littlestown; Candice
Flickinger, Biglerville; Janet Kell
er, Gettysburg; Jason Keller, Get
tysburg; and Ashley Stine, East
At the annual cooperative exten
sion meeting in January at the
Heidlersbuig Fire Co., the Interna
tional 4-H Youth Exchange
(IFYE) host families were recog
nized. They were Ron, Joyce, Kim
and Chad Funt, Arendtsville and
Bonnie and John Hess,
Each family hosted an IFYE
from Australia for three weeks this
past summer.
from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the fol
lowing locations: Capital Plaza,
Bangor; Westgate Mall, Beth
lehem; Rinker’s Store, Moores
town; Eddie’s Market, Pennsville
(Rt. 248); Northampton Farm
Bureau, Tatamy; Agway,
Order information is at pickup
locations and many other busines
ses thorughout the county. Also,
contact the Northampton County
Cooperative Extension at (610)
746-1970 to place an order.
Heather Ranch
Lancaster County 4-H’er
Attends National Congress
Heather Ranch, Paradise, was
one of 38 delegates from Pennsyl
vania to attend the five-day
National 4-H Youth Congress
held at the Chicago Hilton and
Towers in December representing
the Pennsylvania 4-H and Youth
Development program.
Delegates, including Ranch,
were selected from the more than
119,000 4-H members in Pennsyl
vania based upon their record of
community involvement, excel
lence in their selected program
area, and leadership shills.
Cumberland 4-H Goat Club
The Cumberland County 4-H
Goat Club met February 2 at the
home of Tim Zeigler. Election of
officers was held for 1994. They
are; president, Zach Travis; vice
president Sonya Rinker; secretary,
Kristy Foreman; treasurer, Addi
son Rook; news reporter, Joel
Vanasdlen; county council rep
resentatives, Kristy Foreman and
Zach Travis.
Members signed up for demon
strations to be given at upcoming
meetings. Members welcomed
three new members to the club.
The next meeting will be held
on March 2 at the home of Greg
and Beth Garvin. Those wishing
to join or need information should
contact Red Allen at (717)
776-5097; Lois Ziegler at (717)
776-7583 or Rick Foreman at
(717) 776-4602.