Jefferson Parish 4-H Foundation Board Meeting August 29 2011 Minutes

Chantel J. Williams, Gauthier, Ann

The minutes from the last meeting were distributed.

The treasurer's report was printed and distributed.

Scott Scholarship winners are Brittany Landry who will be awarded $850.00 and Jeremy Balint who will be awarded $650.00. Checks will be distributed in August after youth have registered for college. Brittany will also receive the $100.00 4-H Foundation Scholarship which will be distributed next year. We had 4-H’ers who each received a $70.00 leadership scholarship for successfully completing their roles as 4-H counselors.

A complete list of participants for all summer programs is listed in the newsletter. Summer programs included: Beef Poster Contest Winners, 4-H Day at the Capitol, 4-H Camp, 4-H University, L.O.S.T. Camp and Marsh Maneuvers.

Laura Melancon represented Louisiana at the 2011 4-H National Shooting Sports Competition this summer in San Antonio, Texas. See the  newsletter for more details.

T-shirts will be sold for $10.00 and we have some available now for sale. Order form is in the September 2011 newsletter.

We will be selling tickets for a tour of a Teddy Bear House located in uptown New Orleans. The dates are Dec.17-18, 2011. 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.

Upcoming events and programs such as the LSU Football Game, Smart Bodies, Officer Leader Training, and Challenge Camp are discussed in the September 2011 newsletter.

New this year is the collection of gently used blankets. Blankets will be distributed to homeless shelters in the area.

9/1/2011 12:29:11 AM
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