The Diamond T 4-H club met Sunday, Jan. 9 at the Thida Community Center. Shelby Blackman, senior vice president, and Christa Meeks, junior president, opened and led the meeting.

The roll call question asked was, what is your 4-H goal in 2022?

Darren Dickey, junior club member, answered the question by saying he would like to more 4-H activities. Elizabeth Wortham, club reporter, response was to do good a good job being the reporter for the club. The pledge of Allegiance was led by Sydney Blackman and Arizona Cox. The 4-H pledge was led by Logan Wiltrout and Lisa Davis. The club’s minutes and treasure’s report were led by, club secretary treasure, Noah Stephens. Each officer reviewed their job descriptions to be prepared to perform their best at future meetings. The club discussed Fashion Revue. Lisa Davis, junior vice president, demonstrated an example speech and model walk for new members. Performing Arts coming up in March was also discussed. Members in the skit committee will soon start writing the script. After the script is written and reviewed by club leaders the prop committee will gather materials needed to build the props.

Each member is expected to donate food items to a local food shelter for the goal is to have 100 percent participation each month in Mrs. Linda’s community service challenge projects.

This Citizenship Washington Focus trip was a hot topic during the meeting. As of now, three members are planning on going. The trip is available for senior 4-H youth. The 4-Hers are able to visit Washington D.C. for one week while improving their leadership skills and talents. While in D.C. the delegates will get a behind-the-scenes look at our nation’s capital, they will meet member of congress, develop communication, leadership and citizenship skills. They will even get to tour The Smithsonian museums, the capitol building, and many monuments.

Logan Wiltrout sang “Can’t Roller-Skate in a Buffalo Herd” by Rodger Mills. He excelled in his performance and we can not wait for what he will being for us next month. Curtis Meeks, snack leader, provided the club with tasty treats. A fun enjoyable craft that will eligible for the Independence County fair this year was led by Christa Meeks.

The next meeting will be held Feb. 13 at the Thida Community Center at 2 p.m. For more information about joining 4-H call the Cooperative Extension Office at 870-793-8840.

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