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August 1, 1995
The Fashion Trends 4-H Club of Carroll County is coordinating an effort to raise funds for an educational trust for the three daughters of Dr. Margaret Spencer, a U.S. Department of Agriculture veterinarian who was killed in the Oklahoma City bombing April 19. Dr. Spencer's three girls are very active 4-H Club members.Mount Airy resident and 4-H leader Ellen Bonde said members of the Fashion Trends Club have created tricolor ribbon remembrances in three sizes as a way to collect donations for the Spencers' educational trust fund.
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NEWS
December 19, 2001
The student: Elyse Evans, 16 School: Mount Hebron High Special achievement: A frequent exhibitor and volunteer for the Howard County Fair, Elyse won a $1,500 scholarship from the Howard County Fair Association awarded based on leadership skills and academic accomplishment. Elyse has been a member of the 4-H Club for eight years and won the Grand Champion 4-H Clothing award for her hand-sewn wool suit exhibited at this year's fair. Elyse is a youth leader at her church and an executive officer in her school's music department, where she is first clarinet and sits first chair in the wind ensemble.
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By Ellie Baublitz and Ellie Baublitz,Staff writer | July 28, 1991
Carroll County 4-H'ers walked away with the lion's share of awards at the annual Maryland 4-H Foundation competition June 25 at Washington College, Chestertown, Kent County."
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By Traci A. Johnson and Traci A. Johnson,Staff Writer | March 22, 1993
A South Carroll High School junior and a Westminster High sophomore began their reign as Mr. and Miss 4-H yesterday, receiving their titles and sashes at the 1993 4-H banquet at Frock's Sunnybrook Farm in Westminster.Jimmy Woods, 16, is president of the Carroll County 4-H Rabbit Club and a member of the Chevonaire 4-H Dairy Goat Club. As Mr. 4-H, he hopes be an example for others."I want to assume more leadership roles in 4-H," Jimmy said. "I want to do a lot more than I am currently doing with my local clubs."
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By ELLIE BAUBLITZ and ELLIE BAUBLITZ,SUN REPORTER | August 6, 2006
From infants to preteens, children flocked to the large white tent outside Burns Hall for the annual Children's Day at the Carroll County 4-H/FFA Fair. Volunteers from various 4-H clubs offered noodle necklaces, stamped bookmarks, paper flowers, face-painting and animal cutout crafts. Despite the sweltering temperatures Tuesday, the tent stayed full, except for a brief respite during lunch, for the entire 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. event. Several day care centers brought their children. Moms and a few dads, along with some grandparents, followed little ones around from craft to craft, adding to a goody bag already filled with projects for the kids to do at home.
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By Helen Twining Kadlec | September 4, 1992
WHAT is it that draws me every year to the Maryland State Fair?The fairgrounds are noisy, hot, crowded, and parking is limited. Midways and carnival rides can be found in communities throughout the state. But the State Fair keeps going on. It's a legacy passed from generation to generation.The 100-acre site in Timonium is an oasis of agricultural Americana in an urban setting. Even though farming and homemaking methods have changed over the years, here is a place where city children can still come to see live calves and baby pigs, chickens hatching from an incubator or the largest pumpkins in Maryland.
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By Kerry O'Rourke and Kerry O'Rourke,Staff writer | March 25, 1992
The brother and sister laugh and joke with their mom that they're "celebrities" now and don't have to vacuum or help with dinner.It'safter school on Monday, and they're basking in the afterglow of the annual 4-H awards banquet Sunday where they were named Mr. and Miss 4-H for 1992. They received congratulations from friends at school allday, and the phone hasn't stopped ringing with more people calling to talk.Marti and Ben Fair are the first brother and sister to receive the honors together, and they know what the awards entail -- which is why they're celebrating now.Of course, even the work they'll do throughout the year representing the county 4-H program probably will be fun for the pair.
NEWS
November 21, 1990
The Progressive Clovers 4-H Club elected officers for 1991 at its Nov. 12 meeting.Those officers are: MaryEllen Seraydian, president; Cindy Starner, vice president; Missy Starner, recording secretary; Jessica Rodkey, corresponding secretary; Amy Miller, treasurer; Erin Seraydian, historian; Mandy Holland, recreation leader.The meeting was called to order by out-going President Debbie Starner, with Secretary Cindy Starner and Treasurer MaryEllen Seraydian reporting. The 4-H pledge was led by Mandy Holland.
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By Katie V. Jones | February 19, 2012
Approximately 50 horses will be on display for auction at the Carroll County Agriculture Center in Westminster on Sunday, Feb. 26. One is blue, another has stripes and another has balloons. Another has the scene of a fox hunt painted on its side. Yet another comes with two tickets to a Broadway show. These horses don't eat much and can easily fit into your car - they aren't real, but rather a mix of ceramic statues, wooden models and others - all created for the "Horses of Many Colors for a Cause Retreat Round-Up," a fundraiser hosted by the Horse of Course 4-H Club, and benefiting The Retreat at Beckleysville.
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By Jean Marie Beall and Jean Marie Beall,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | August 22, 2002
TANEYTOWN resident Angie Rasche is this year's Carroll County Farm Bureau's Farm Queen. "It's a huge honor and I take a lot of pride in it," said Angie, the daughter of Mary and Bill Rasche. "I know the title will give me a lot of opportunities." The 17-year-old was named Farm Queen during the Carroll County 4-H/FFA Fair last month. She became involved with 4-H when she joined Rolling Clover 4-H Club nine years ago. Initially, Angie was involved in crafts, baking and photography. The past four years she has been involved with livestock.
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