Jefferson Parish 4-H Foundation Board Meeting November 14 2011 Minutes

Chantel J. Williams, Gauthier, Ann

Minutes from last meeting were distributed.

Treasurer Current balance was given.
Grants, Awards, and Scholarship We received $1,500.00 from Scott Truck and Tractor for the 2012 graduating senior scholarship winner(s).
Parish Advisory Leadership Council Meeting Was held October 25, 2011. Suggestions for 4-H programming include: expand programs to more schools, expand home/community clubs, and work with more non-profits.
T- Shirts We are still taking orders for t-shirts. The price is $10.00.
Teddy Bear House We will be selling tickets for a tour of Teddy Bear House located in uptown New Orleans. The dates are December 17th and 18th. Pre-sale tickets are $7.00 for adults 18 and over and $4.00 for children under 17. Volunteers will be needed to help with the tours on both days.
Officer/Leader Training

Was held on Saturday, October 22, 2011, at Belle Chase Primary. Please see newsletter for more details.

Youth Wetlands Week Approximately 32 schools have registered to receive the free materials to be distributed next year. Some schools have multiple teachers and grades participating.
Shooting Sports Group started practicing on Thursdays. Fifteen kids are enrolled. Upcoming shooting competitions are scheduled.
Challenge Camp Was held November 1-3, 2011, at Tickfaw State Park. We had 6 youths and 2 counselors attend.
Geaux Green Blanket Collection We are collecting gently used blankets until November 19th. Blankets will be donated to homeless shelters.
Project Christmas We are collecting new, unwrapped toys for youth ages 9 and older. $5.00 or $10.00 gift cards from places such as Walmart, Target, and Dollar Tree make great gifts.
4-H Enrollment /Clubs Most are completed. We are still waiting on cards from some.
Parish Cooking and Ambassador Contests School contests will be held in December and January. Parish contest has not been scheduled but will most likely take place in February, 2012, at Lakeside Mall.
Smart Bodies Teacher trainings and school assemblies have been completed. The Body Walk will be delivered to schools early next year.
11/16/2011 9:51:42 PM
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