President Chris Helt opened the meeting at 12:03 pm and Rick McKee led the Pledge and Prayer.
ATTENDANCE: 36 people attended the virtual meeting including 7 students of the month, 2 guests Amanda Hollabaugh our speaker and Sam Nicola, 4-H advisor.
STUDENTS: the 7 students each shared what they learned from participating in our Rotary meetings during February.
Chris - please sign-up to lead the Pledge & Prayer at upcoming meetings.  Contact Rick McKee.
PROGRAM: Amanda Hollabaugh Pa 4-H Program - Planting Leaders, Growing Success in Pa 4-H
Amanda is a member of the 4-H State Council and serves as VP of Events.  
Below are some of the highlights from her presentation.
- What is 4H? America's Largest Youth Development Organization.  It is a national program with a Conference Center near Wash D.C.
- 4H stand for Head Heart Hands Health
- 4H Pledge
- Club Opportunities - there are 1300 Clubs across PA.  Every county has at least one Club.
       A 4H club may focus on one specific project or more than one
       Example: a goat club(goats only) and an economics club(sewing, cooking, etc.)
- What is a 4H Project
       A project is an object of focus for a year
       The are many projects from which to choose - almost limitless
       A 4Her can do as many projects as they wish
       Projects help youth acquire skills in four areas - Personal development, Communicating working, and relating to others, Problem solving and decision making, Managing resources
- You complete a project book while working on your project.  The book helps you keep track of your progress and successes.  It helps and guides you.
- How to start a Club - You can create your own Club if you meet certain criteria.
 Amanda shared WHO to include; WHEN do you meet; WHERE do you meet; WHAT does a Club provide
If interested, contact your local county extension office
Amanda did a terrific job explaining 4H to our members.  Many questions were generated.