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The Telegram
  • 4-H members attend officer training workshop

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  • HERKIMER — The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Herkimer County 4-H Youth Development Program had 12 4-H members recently attend the county-wide 4-H officer training workshop at the Herkimer Reformed Church.
    The newly elected club officers learned to conduct more efficient meetings and gained skills to ensure a successful 4-H year.
    Local 4-H members who participated included from Ed Smith, Madesen Spellman, Mercedes Lewandrowski, Rebecca Salm, Janelle Salm, Isabella Smith and Madelyn Conover from the Merry Moos 4-H Club, and Billie Tyson, Trinity Kirchberg, Aleesha Tyson, Leilani Tyson and Kayla Reinhardt from the Whistling Willows 4-H Club. The volunteer presenters included Vincent Bono, Herkimer County legislator, facilitating the president and vice president segments, and Kim Salm, 4-H Club leader of the Merry Moos, facilitating the treasurer and news reporter segments. Secretary, song and recreation and choose health officers where facilitated by 4-H Program Educator Wendy Richardson.
    After receiving individualized instruction for their specific office, each group elected an officer to represent them in a simulated 4-H Club meeting. Rebecca Salm was elected president, Janelle Salm was named vice president, Mercedes Lewandrowski was elected secretary, Billie Tyson was named treasurer, Ed Smith was elected news reporter, Isabella Smith was named song and recreation leader and Madelyn Conover was elected choose health leader.
    For additional information regarding 4-H programs, call Cornell Cooperative Extension of Herkimer County at 866-7920 or email herkimer@cornell.edu.
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