Horsefly 4-H Club busy this spring

In the past two months the Horsefly 4-H Club has held a practice judging rally, attended the May judging rally in 100 Mile House, run a concession at the kid’s day Horsefly follies, and participated in the May Day parade and in a garbage pick-up.

Maria Teppema 

Special to The Tribune

In the past two months the Horsefly 4-H Club has held a practice judging rally, attended the May judging rally in 100 Mile House, run a concession at the kid’s day Horsefly follies, and participated in the May Day parade and in a garbage pick-up.

The practice judging rally was held at Sheryl Viher’s house. She supplied snacks and coffee. 

We would like to thank her for letting us use her animals to practice judging.

The practice really helped because our Horsefly Club did really well at the May judging rally and won a lot of ribbons.

Our May judging rally was in 100 Mile House. We had 100 per cent attendance but pre-clubbers had a choice to come and most also came. 

It was a sunny, beautiful day, and everything went well.  

Thank you to all the volunteers who made  this day happen. It must take a lot of work to get all the items to judge.

We would also like to thank some of our 4-H members, Katie Isaac, Annie Isaac, Gwenna Meyrick, Bethany O’Hara and Emily O’Hara who volunteered to work at the concession at the kid’s follies. They did a great job. 

Thank you to the parents who supplied goodies and things to sell.

The Mayday parade in Horsefly was so much fun. 

We all gathered at the Mormon Church with our costumes as farmers and our animals. On our float we had dogs, turkeys, chickens and a lot of 4-H kids. 

Some of the members also rode horses, walked dogs, and walked their cow/calves. 

We threw lots of candy out to the crowd and had a wonderful time. 

Thank you to Bobbi and Tim Best for providing the truck and pulling the float, thank you to Linda Bartsch for the trailer and to Ron Teppema for the hay that the kids sat on.

Our club would like to give a huge special thank you to the three corporate sponsors for donating to the Horsefly 4-H Club for garbage pick-up. 

We sectioned off the road and each family had a section from the top of Gravel Creek all the way to Horsefly Lake Provincial Park and some side roads as well.

G & S Logging, a local logging company, said they are happy to help the kids in Horsefly, and donated $250. Thank you Gary and Susie Clark.

Horsefly Realty, the local realty office in Horsefly who is one of the biggest supporters of 4-H.

Thank you Linda Bartsch.

Goldfields, an exploration company working in the Horsefly area donated $500 to our club. Thank you very much.

Of course there are a number of parents, 4-H leaders, and community members who help with the Horsefly 4-H Club so we all say thank you to them as well.

 

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Cariboo North MLA Coralee Oakes shared this photo of the binders and binders of letters and paperwork she’s received on area roads in the past few years. (Submitted photo)
Cariboo MLAs call on province to fix region’s roads

Minister Rob Fleming said more resources were on the way to the region

Williams Lake’s Daine Dubois (left) and 150 Mile House’s Isaac Bedford have been named as recipients of the 2020 Premier’s Award for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport. (Tribune file photos)
Two Cariboo athletes honoured with Premier’s Award for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport

“You have honoured the province, your nations, and your families.”

A worker at Gibraltar Mine north of Williams Lake. (Taseko Mines Ltd. photo)
B.C. Mining Month celebrates innovation

Mining has long been important to the Williams Lake economy

Taskeo Mines Ltd.’s Gibraltar Mine has released its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report titled Sustainability: Our Low Carbon Future. (Photo submitted)
Gibraltar Mine gets top marks for limiting greenhouse gas emissions

Taseko Mines Limited has published its annual report on its sustainability performance for 2020

(The Canadian Press)
Trudeau won’t say whether Canada supports patent waiver for COVID-19 vaccines

‘Canada is at the table to help find a solution’

Cannabis bought in British Columbia (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)
Is it time to start thinking about greener ways to package cannabis?

Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations

A map showing where the most number of cases were recorded from April 23 to 29. This map, revealing a breakdown of infections by neighborhood, was pulled from a data package leaked to the Vancouver Sun last week (and independently verified).
36 Abbotsford schools flagged for COVID-19 exposures in the last 2 weeks, shattering record

Clearbrook Elementary recorded an ‘exposure’ on all 11 school days

Canada’s chief public health officer is reminding Canadians even those who are fully vaccinated are not immune from transmitting the COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Canada’s top doctor warns full vaccination does not equal full protection from COVID-19

Post-inoculation, Theresa Tam says the risk of asymptomatic infection and transmission is far lower but not obsolete

The dash cam footage, taken May 7 at 8:18 a.m. belonged to the driver of a southbound vehicle that recently travelled out of the tunnel. (Reddit/Screen grab)
VIDEO: Dash cam captures dramatic rollover crash on Highway 99

Only one person sustained injuries from the collision, says B.C. Ambulance Services

Chevy stranded on a ledge above a rocky canyon at Mimi Falls near Logan Lake, April 28, 2021. (Photo credit: Margot Wikjord)
Police officer and fire chief team up in risky rescue of stranded dog near Logan Lake

Chevy, a rescue dog, needed rescuing again after getting stuck on a ledge above rocky canyon

Police were on the scene of a fatal shooting in Abbotsford. (Black Press Media files)
B.C. government to give more than $8 million for programs to curb gang violence

221 not-for-profit projects led by local governments and school districts among others will receive a one-time grant

Gord Judson steers his log truck down a forest service road, using two-way radio and call signals to mark his position for oncoming traffic. (B.C. Forest Safety Council)
Planning some B.C. wilderness fishing? Don’t catch a log truck

Remote recreation areas bracing for heavy pandemic pressure

Most Read