XENIA — Clovers for Christ 4-H Club gathered together for a few hours of games, crafts, and performances at ‘Liberty Village’ on May 27.
They also did crafts and entertainment at Legacy Nursing Home’ in Jamestown on June 10. They made bumble bee garden crafts with residents to hang in their garden areas or outside of their windows to enjoy. Darla Licklider and Cindy Burban helped to organize these events.
Clovers for Christ also went to Legacy on June 22 for a mock fair with with a goat, turkey, ducks, a cat, and a few chickens to cheer the guests. Each child and teen performed, some sang songs, played piano, violin, read poetry or just gave a gift of time.
The 4-H group found this as an opportunity to share the gospel and bless the hearts of those at the nursing homes.
A goal for Clovers for Christ 4-H Club is to learn good helpful skills that will have a great impact on the future of the 4-H members and others. Members also want to reach out to others. The members meet once a month at each others homes to discuss about projects and to have fellowship with one another.
Clover’s for Christ members include: Sophia Newell, 13, Stefanie Burban, 14, Seth Licklider, 15, Ladan Licklider, 13, Aubrey Ann Licklider, 7, Alexis Tolkkinen, 14, Liam Tolkkinen, 12, Olivia Tolkkinen, 10, Paul Tolkkinen, 8 and Maija Tolkkinen, 6.
Pamela Tolkkinen, Susan Newelll, Darla Licklider and Cindy Burban help with organizing the events, performances, games and snacks and most of all they brought the kids.
Story courtesy of Alexis Tolkkinen.