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Published: Friday, April 25, 2014 11:41 a.m. CST

Highland Highlights

Highland Highlights 4-H Club met for its regular monthly meeting April 13 hosted by Tim, Karen and Tyler Loudon at their home.

Different livestock sessions were set up and members could go listen to demonstrations about the various county fair livestock project areas given by community members who are experienced in that particular area. Chickens, rabbits, sheep, goats, bottle calves, heifers, steers and horses were the main topic areas covered. A special thank you to those who came and shared your knowledge with our club.

The business meeting was held after the livestock sessions and included discussion about a club T-shirt design with Sarah Waigand and Shantelle Rice being in charge of getting the T-shirt designed and an idea of what they will cost.

Members were reminded to verify their animals online prior to the May 15 deadline and of weigh-in dates for swine and sheep/goats.

Various camp flyers were handed out as well which included art, livestock judgingand “To the Rescue” day camps.

Members were thanked by Karen Loudon and April Evans, club leaders, for their participation in providing a meal for Open Table April 8.

Members of Highland Highlights 4-H Club also voted on updating the authorized checking account signors to include Emily Robinson, Karen Loudon and April Evans.

After the meeting, an Easter egg hunt was held and walking tacos, drinks and desserts were provided for the members and their families.

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