B.V. Sodbusters met on June 23 at 7 p.m. with 22 members and eight visitors present. The meeting started out by having the seniors tell what they would be doing now that they’ve graduated. Jeremiah McGrann and Thatcher Carel will be a attending Indian Hills Community College and Shelby Thamke will be attending Northwest Missouri State University.
In new business the American pledge was given by R.J. McElvain and treasurer’s report was given by Brenton Willier. The previous meeting minutes were read by Emily Steinbach. Reminders were given on dates to sign animals up for classes at the fair and also the food stand schedule sign up sheet was passed around.
Treats and drinks were provided by Alyssa McElvain.
In old business, we went to Centerville Nursing and Rehab on May 12 and brought small animals and played Bingo. Afterwards we planted flowers at the fairgrounds. Our club went to Adventureland on June 1 for our summer activity. We also donated money towards trophies for the Appanoose County Fair and barrels were also given to us for use as trash cans at the fair.
Fairgrounds clean up was scheduled for July 8 at 6 p.m. There will be no meeting in July. After the meeting was adjourned, the club T-shirts were handed out, then we decorated our stall cards and made photo collages for the Exhibit Building.