4-H Club: Morrill Tip-Top

4-H members taste-test different salsas from Isaac Hartter’s demonstration.

Submitted by Carly Hartter Reporter

The Morrill Tip-Top 4-H Club last met on Monday, Aug. 27, at the Morrill Community Building. Club members met at 6 p.m. for a barbecue supper prior to the meeting. At 7 p.m., the meeting was called to order by President Cody Meyer. Emmie Grimm led the club in the Pledge of Allegiance and the 4-H Pledge.

For roll call, each member answered, “What was your favorite vacation?” Birthdays for months July and August were Isaac Hartter, Kade Menold, Madison Menold, Cody Meyer and Kenzie Ploeger.

Secretary Kate Beyer read the minutes of last month’s meeting. Kenzie Ploeger led the club in singing, “Baa, Baa, Black Sheep.”

For correspondence, Kate Beyer read a thank you note thanking 4-Hers for serving at the Morrill Alumni Banquet. Treasurer Tyler Menold gave the Treasurer’s report. Reporter Carly Hartter gave the Reporter’s report.

Leader Wanda Menold announced important dates coming up. It was announced that state fair entries are due to the Extension Office by Sept. 6. Record books, officer books and pin applications are due at the next monthly meeting. Online enrollment for the next 4-H year begins Oct. 1.

Norea Menold gave a parliamentarian talk on how to make a motion. In new business, it was discussed and decided to collect canned food for the food pantry at Country Mart from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. This is a part of the 48 Hours of Community Service in honor of National 4-H Week Oct. 7-13.

For this month’s program, Isaac Hartter demonstrated how to make five different kinds of salsa. The meeting was adjourned, and the club recited the 4-H motto, “To make the best better.”

The next regular monthly meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, at the Morrill Community Building.

Isaac Hartter demonstrates how to make fruit salsa, corn salsa, pico de gallo, canned salsa and salsa verde.


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