Scotch Grove Challengers

     The regular meeting of the Scotch Grove Challengers was held at the Monticello Renaissance Center in Monticello on June 3, 2018.

     President Tommy Dirks called the meeting to order at 6:01 p.m.  Twenty-two members answered the roll call topic, “name two things you are doing or have done with your fair exhibits.” Sixteen guests were present. Rylee Fleming led the Pledge of Allegiance. Will Wolken read the secretary’s report. There were no additions or corrections. Gavin Cooper made the motion to approve the secretary’s report and Cooper Wickman seconded. Motion carried. Ashlynn Sparks provided the treasurer’s report. Kristin Roher made the motion to approve the treasurer’s report and Ty Jesenovec seconded. Motion carried.

     Old business: FAST exhibit judging will be July 16 at 9:45 a.m. Working exhibits will be held on July 17 and reports are due July 1.

     New business: Each club is asked to work a two-hour shift to get the fairgrounds ready. Our work night is July 26 at 6 p.m. Club members volunteered to work at the food stand. We will be working in both the extension building and horse building. Dori Paddock and Rylee Fleming volunteered to do the table setting challenge for our club.

     Gavin Cooper moved to sponsor the poultry trophy for $32. Ty Jesenovec seconded. Motion carried. Kristin Roher moved to donate $100 to the Blue Ribbon Fund. Davin Wickman seconded. Motion carried. Gavin Cooper moved to donate $50 to the Varlyn Fink memorial for a bench at the fairgrounds. Cooper Wickman seconded. Motion carried.

     The club discussed livestock unload and vet inspection times. A chore challenge will be held on Saturday of the fair. There will be a fair camera class for anyone interested in taking pictures, on June 12. This is for seventh through 12th grade.

     The amount of club dues from members were discussed and if paid, fair passes were distributed.

     Royce Kiburz made the motion to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Ty Jesenovec. Tyler Soppe led the Pledge to the 4-H Flag. The meeting ended at 6:31 p.m.

     Kristen Roher gave a presentation on “horse grooming equipment,” and Matthew Beal gave a presentation on “how to plant a potted flower.” Club members donated food items to the Monticello Food Pantry as part of the healthy living challenge.

 – Dori Paddock, secretary



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