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812-Uncaster Farming, Saturday, April 23, 1994
County 4-H Members
Adams County 4-H members
will be vying for special honors
and awards when they compete at
County 4-H Presentation Night to
be held April 28 at 7 p.m. at the
Biglerville High School.
You are invited to join the 4-H
family, as 4-H members present
There are three communication
formats you will be able to see in
action; 1) the presentation is an
organized illustrated talk using
models, posters, slides, or other
visual aids to help the member
make his/her point; 2) the pre
pared speech is an organized talk
with no illustrations and involves
the use of words, voice, and ges
tures to help the member make
his/her point; and 3) the impromp
tu speech is a talk on a familiar
4-H topic assigned to the member
Six Adams County teens successfully completed the trac
tor and farm machinery safety course. The program was con
ducted by the Adams County Penn State Cooperative Exten
sion 4-H program in cooperation with the high school vo-ag
departments throughout the county.
Completion of the course included the following: attend
ing eight consecutive evening training sessions that taught
11 different units, scoring a7O percent or better on unit quiz
zes, scoring a 70 percent or better on a written exam, and
safely demonstrating the ability to drive a tractor.
Also cooperating in presentation of the course was
Finch’s, Hanover; Yingling’s Implements, Gettysburg; and
4-H leader Ed Wilkinson.
According to Jared Tyson, county 4-H agent, the high
scoring individual was Chad Hollabaugh, East Berlin. Chad
will be invited to a state tractor driving contest August 2-4 at
Penn State. Others completing the course were Chris Holla
baugh, East Berlin; Keith Livelsberger, Gettysburg;
Jonathan Miller, East Berlin; Ronnie Myers, Gettysburg;
and Shawn Myers, East Berlin
Child labor laws require 14 and 15 year olds hired by far
mers to complete the safety course. The next course session
will be offered in January 1995.
County-Wide Dairy Club
The April 11 meeting of the County-Wide Dairy Club was
called to order by newly elected president David Day.
New Officers are president-David Day; vice president-
Amanda Naugle; secretary-becky Comman; assistant
secretary-Patrick Snoke; news reporter-Matthew Day;
treasurer-Betsy Walton and game coordinator-Kendra
The club welcomed any new members and invited all peo
ple to come and give 4-H a try.
The old business was discussed and a report on the 4-H
dairy banquet was given.
Award winners from the club were Ist Year Outstanding
Member-Aaron Comman, and the Merle Miller Savings
The club, in conjunction with the Blue Mountain Club are
having a “Fitting and Showing Workshop” at the Harry and
Aliene residence in Carlisle on Saturday, May 7.
Some other new business was discussed, including the
4-H Roundup, and a committee was appointed to work with
ideas. Amy Kulick then gave a very informative demonstra
tion on “Poisonous Plants to Dairy Cows.”
The meeteing was then adjourned, and the club broke up
into groups to work on project books.
The next 4-H meeting will be on May 9 at the Second Pre
sbyterian Church in Carlisle.
4-H Keystone Winners
Three Adams County 4-H members were each selected as
a 4-H Keystone winner in the National 4-H Award
The winners were selected on the state level through judg
ing of a member’s 4-H Keystone Recoginition Form.
The top scoring individuals were selected as Keystone
winners and invited to Penn State for a personal interview on
Based on the results of the interview, individuals will be
selected as state winners and represent Pennsylvania at
National 4-H Congress. Congress will be held in Orlando
just after Thanksgiving.
The Adams County Keystone winners are Marci James,
Gettysburg; Julie Zepp, New Oxford; and Kristin Johnston,
with 10 minutes to organize
thoughts and involves the use of
words, voice, and gestures to help
the member make his/her point
Those 4-H members participat
ing have been busy preparing
theirs presentations and speeches
under the supervision of their loc
al 4-H club leaders and parents.
High scoring individuals and
teams will be eligible to compete
in the Regional 4-H Presentation
Night scheduled July 21 near
Winners in the senior division
of presentations at Regional 4-H
Night will then move on to even
stiffer competition when they pre
sent their presentations or speech
es at Penn State 4-H Achievement
Days on August 2-4 at Penn State
The purpose of 4-H Presenta
tion Night, according to County
4-H Agenty Jared Tyson, is both
educational and competitive in
nature. Through the experience,
4-H members develop self
confidence, self-esteem, commu
nication skills, and increase their
Each participant at 4-H Presen
tation Night will receive a 4-H'T
shirt presented by the Adams
County 4-H Senate. Refreshments
will be served by the Equest 4-H
Horse Club and registration will
be done by Mt. Pleasant 4-H Club.
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You Ask ' ?
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In response to readers’ questions, this column is for readers
who have questions but don’t know who to ask for the answers.
In the past many readers sent non-cooking requests to Cook’s
Question Corner, a column located in B 8.
“You Ask You Answer” is for non-cooking questions. The
concept is the same; When a reader sends in a question, it will be
printed in the paper. Readers who know the answer are asked to
respond by mailing the answer, which will then be printed as
soon as possible in the paper.
Questions and answers for this column should be addressed
to You Ask— You Answer, Lou Ann Good, P.O. Box 609, Ephra
ta. PA 17522.
QUESTION A. Nolt of New Holland would like to know the
complete poem that was recited in the 1920 s when her father-in
law went to school. The poem contains these lines: The carpent
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QUESTION Marie Lorah, Box 299 R.D.3, Tamaqua, PA
18252, is looking for water glasses with pictures of owls on them.
QUESTION Romaine B. Ansell, Summerdale, would like to
know who manufactured the Webalco electric skillet.
QUESTION Nancy Kring, Johnstown, would like to know
where you can purchase books and cassettes on the Pennsylva
nia Dutch language. Also, where can Pa. Dutch signs, cook
books, and other memorabilia be purchased?
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