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Annual report: county agricultural committee, Winnebago County: November 1, 1939 to October 31, 1940

4-H club work,   pp. 16-18 PDF (862.3 KB)

Page 18

During the week statis tics show that --
             1. 165 meals were served in camp.
             2. 60 boys and girls were housed.
           These events started the movement for dormitories at the
fair grounds which resulted in the decision by the county board
to vote funds for a 4-H club dormitory on the county fair grounds.
This is a forward s top and w:ill be greatly appreciated by 4-H club
members and leaders in the years to come.
           The crowning ovent of the 1940 4-H club schedule was the
Achievement Day exercises held atthe Recreational Gym in Oshkosh on
Saturday, November 16th. Over 500 club members, leaders, parents
and frpends jamed the hall to capacity to partake in the program.
The evenin'rs program was featured by a potluck supper, stunts by
the various clubs, achiovcmont reports of clubs, awarding of achieve-
ment pins and special awards. Hallowelen decorations, horns, favors,
and so forth added to the festive and merrymaking part of the
evoningts program. A dairy feast was made possible through the
cooperation of the Oshkosh Chamber of Commorce and the Union Star
Cheese Factory of Fremont. Free ico cream, milk and cheese wore
served by Winnebago County's post four dairy queens.
           Special Beef Calf Projoct - Through a special project
arrangement -ho county agent placed 16 A-1 beef calves out as
projects in 1940.
            This project was brought about througi the cooperation of
the Equity Livestock Sales Cooperative of Milwaukee. This
cooperative bought and shipped in to Milwaukee 130 head of c} oice
beef calves for 4-H club projects The county agent picked out 16
of these calves and brought them to Oshkosh where they were
diatribitod to 12 boys and girls for project work.
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