Blue Ribbon Kids
I-Name and Location
Section 1. Name of 4-H Club shall Blue Ribbon Kids
Location of 4-H Club meeting shall be in the Ripley Life Squad Building unless otherwise announced.
4-H Members and cloverbuds are youth in kindergarten to 18 years of age and has not passed his or her 19th
birthday on January 1 of current year.
Section 2. Yearly dues will be set at
the January meeting.
Annual Achievement Meeting will be held the month following the Brown County Fair.
Regular Meetings shall be once per month on the third Sunday of every month.
Location of Meetings will be set at beginning of year and stated on a yearly calendar, unless otherwise announced.
Notice of Meetings will be posted on monthly newsletter.
Robert’s Rules of Order shall govern the meetings.
4-H members must attend 6 meetings per year to show at the Brown County Fair.
Election of officers will be at the February Meeting, installment shall be at the February meeting.
Duties of the President-Prepares an agenda and presides at all meetings. Understands
and follows basic parliamentary procedure. Appoints committees. Works with advisors to insure that each meeting runs effectively.
Duties of Vice President-Presides over the meeting in the absence of the President.
Serves as chairman of the program planning committee. Coordinates the
work of committees.
Duties of Secretary-Keeps complete and accurate minutes of each business meeting.
Writes club correspondence. Records attendance of members and advisors.
Duties of Treasurer-Handles club money. Maintains accurate and current
Duties of Health and Safety Officers-Helps members understand health and safety principles.
Duties of News Reporter-Writes interesting and accurate reports of the club meetings and special activities. Sends report of meetings and activities to local media.
Duties of Recreation Officer-Plans and leads recreation at each meeting. Plans
special events and parties. Involves other members in leading recreational activities.
Duties of Historian Officer-Maintains a club scrapbook.
Duties of Environmental Officer-Inform club members of preserving the environment.
Duties of Inspirational Officer-Provide inspiration for the club.
Duties of Energy Officer-Provide club members with energy ideas.
Duties of Litter Officer-Teach club members litter conservation.
Section 1. Awards
Section 2. Constitution and By-Laws
Section 3. Community Service
Section 4. Fund Raising
Section 5. Special
Every club member will have the option to do one demonstration per year, must be from one of the projects taken
Every club member will be required to participate in 3 community service projects along with other club members.
Each club member not participating in 3 community service projects will not receive a fair pass for the current year.
Article VIII-Meeting Agenda
1. Call to Order
2. American and 4-H Pledge
3. Roll Call
Cloverbuds excused for their meeting
5. Minutes of previous meeting
6. Treasurer’s Report
7. Officer Reports
9. Committee Reports
10. Old Business
11. New Business
12. Advisor Reports
The by-laws may be amended at any regular or
special meeting of the 4-H Club by a 2/3 majority vote of those present.