Country Kritters learn about 911 dispatchers during meeting

GREENFIELD — The Country Kritters 4-H Club met March 13 at the 911 call station.

Hailey Hendricks was presiding. She led the Pledge of Allegiance, and Conner Wittgren led the 4-H pledge. Katelyn Delk did a health and safety report on bicycle and skateboard safety. Members toured the station and saw all the high-tech gear dispatchers use.

Members discussed when the 4-H animal safety classes will be: April 5, April 25, and May 7.

The service project was to collect canned goods for a local food pantry. The club had a contest to see who could collect the most cans, boys or girls. The boys ended up winning.

Zach Delk did a demonstration on how to make finger puppets. Sy Hunt and Eli Manship explained how to make a circuit. Everett Bishop showed how to shoot a bow and arrow. Elijah Edon demonstrated how to find out the price of a baseball card. Luke Schilling showed off his first-place science fair poster board and explained his project, which involved determining the best Bluetooth devices. Delainey Reeves was assisted by Hannah Wittgren in showing the club how to make slime.

The next meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. April 17 at the fairgrounds sheep barn and the service project will be collecting pet food and supplies for Partners in Animal Welfare Society.