? The Marion Happy Hustlers held their monthly meeting Feb. 7. There were 21 members, six parents and five leaders present.

The group discussed club days, which will be Feb. 26, at the Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church. Club days is a chance for all the members of 4-H to show what they learned through 4-H, from singing to acting to demonstrating. Even if you?re not in 4-H it would be a fun thing to do for the whole family.

Nick Meyer did a public speaking on hydroponics and how it could benefit the earth?s rapid increase in population.

Thomas Ciero did a project talk on the different breeds of dogs and which one would be best for certain people.

Joshua Ciero did a project talk on how horses and people are a lot alike.

Arianna Ciero did a book reading on an adventure in odyssey book called the ?Passage Series.? It was Book 2, ?Arin?s Judgment,? by Paul McCusker.

Elizabeth Goentzel did a talk on laundry symbols and what they mean. The Happy Hustlers? next meeting will be March 7.

For more information, contact Angie Stika at 785-983-4481.

?Angela Ciero, reporter


? The Marion County-Wide 4-H Horse Project meeting was postponed because of snow. We rescheduled it for 6:30 p.m. Feb. 15. Our program was about the Equifest. The snacks were provided by the Calams and the Dykes.

Joshua Ciero led the group in playing hide and seek tag in the dark and Abigail Calam shared a report on her new horse barn.

Our next meeting will be at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 26 at Belinda Engler?s home. We will be cleaning saddles, and horse lessons will be given before and after the meeting.

For more information, contact Belinda Engler at 620-924-5254.

?Thomas Ciero, reporter

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