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)
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. ._;,., ;.,...................... i, c ;.......................~~~~~~~~~~~~~~.......
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