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Black Bear 4-H Club install officers, honors award-winners

The Black Bear 4-H Club held its annual awards banquet Sunday, Oct. 23, at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Pequot Lakes. The Shining Star Awards went to 4-Her Sarah Fairbanks and to Cloverbud Dana Hammer. Winners of these awards are chosen by their 4-H peers.

The Friend of Black Bear Award was given to John Bieganek for his help to pour concrete for a sidewalk at the Heritage Garden at the Nisswa Pioneer Village and for his donation of wood for park benches. The following 4-H officers for the next year were installed: Fairbanks, president; Dalton Schreier, vice president; Abby Schreier, secretary; and Morena Hammer, treasurer. Positions include Megan Vogt and Abby Schreier as reporters; Dalton Schreier as youth scrapbook coordinator; Morena Hammer as sergeant at arms; KelsiBergquist, Fairbanks and Dalton Schreier as club photographers; and Kayla Geike as Birthday Club coordinator.

Honored for attendance at 4-H meetings in the past year were Zachary Iverson, Abby Schreier and Morena Hammer, no missed meetings; Fairbanks, Dalton Schreier and Samantha Meier, one missed meeting; and Dana Hammer andBergquist, two missed meetings.

Geike was inducted as a new member of the Black Bear 4-H Club. For more information to join the club, contact Cindy Terwilliger at 963-0309.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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