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East Ponoka 4H Beef news

On Sept. 22 2019, the East Ponoka Beef Club held their first meeting of 2019/2020.

The members voted for the new executive positions. President-Quaid McKinney, Vice President-Brooklynn Olson, Secretary-Addison McKinney, Treasure-Wyatt McAllister, Club reporters- Payton and Holden Fox, Club Historian-Chloe Yadlos. Leaders are Sam Yadlos, Naomi McKinney, Monica Harvey, Christine Gustafson and Naomi Acckermans.

We currently have 11 members and five Cleavers. Cleavers are six to eight years of age who are being introduced to the 4H program and are led by Candace Fox and Kerry Stevens. We held our weigh in on Oct. 13 at Ponoka Auction Mart and appreciate the use of their scale.

We are looking forward to a great year keeping busy with our calves and other activities.

– Submitted by Holden and Payton Fox

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