Owl’s Nest 4-H Club

The Owl’s Nest 4-H Club met Nov. 1 at the Jackson County Public Library.

After roll call, members recited the Pledge of Allegiance and the pledge to the 4-H flag.

Club officers for 2017 elected by members were president, Nathan Carmichael; vice president, Joey Soriano; secretary, Sydnie Kingery; treasurer, A.J. Kingery; health and safety leader and citizenship leader, Bethany Carmichael; recreation leader, Chloe Carmichael; song leader, Caleb Carmichael; newspaper coordinator, Sydnie Kingery; and club historian, Macy Casner. The club added the citizenship leader and club historian officer positions for 2017.

Green folders and premium monies were handed out to the Owl’s Nest members who participated in the 2016 Jackson County 4-H Fair.

The 2017 4-H enrollment started Oct. 1 and runs through Jan. 15, and any project added or deleted will need to be made by May 15.

Casner showed off her new Corvette Lego project for the 2017 4-H fair. She asked for ideas on how to make it unique for the presentation.

The group also reviewed the construction toy requirement sheet.

Each club member is asked to bring one project they have started to the Jan. 3 meeting. Nathan Carmichael and Soriano will be bringing a completed project to the January meeting.

Check out the Purdue Extension Jackson County website on how to locate the different projects and their requirements at extension.purdue.edu/jackson, then select “Youth and 4-H Projects — Jackson County” from the menu.

Refreshments were provided for all members by Macy and Missy Casner.

The new and existing members, leaders and guests in attendance were Bethany Carmichael, Caleb Carmichael, Chloe Carmichael, Micah Carmichael, Nathan Carmichael, Macy Casner, Sydnie Kingery, A.J. Kingery, Gracie Soriano, Joey Soriano, Missy Casner, Chris Soriano, Adam Kingery, Nikki Leonardo, Dee Carmichael and Sophie Kingery.

The club’s next meeting will be Jan. 3 at Southern Indiana Center for the Arts in Seymour.

If you are interested in joining the club, contact Missy Casner at 812-522-2936 or mcasner03@gmail.com or Purdue Extension Jackson County at 812-358-6101.