Gliding into the 2018 4-H season
After the Stormont County 4-H club registration, families were invited to take to the ice for some afternoon skating fun on Sun., Jan. 7, at the Finch Community Arena. Some of the 2018 members were pictured with the Stormont banner and showed their excitement for the coming year.   Sawyer Helmer photo

Kalynn Sawyer Helmer
Record Staff
FINCH – The Stormont County 4-H club held their registration and free skating day at the Finch Community Arena on Sun., Jan. 7. The free skating was open to all children and parents from 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Meanwhile, Stormont 4-H leaders helped returning and new-coming children sign up for their favourite clubs. There were 15 clubs available for sign up with the potential for others should leaders be able to provide their time.

As of now the available clubs include: Beef, Dairy/fitting and showmanship, Dairy/general, Cake decorating, Antique machinery, Plowing, Woodworking, Public speaking, Building blocks engineering (limited space), Go for the gold, Chicken, Rare breeds, Quilting, Fishing and Judging. Potential 4-Hers wishing to sign up and register for one or more of the clubs can contact the group through their Facebook page by searching Stormont County 4-H or can find contact info on the 4-H Ontario website. Children can sign up at any time until the club’s start date.

The club will also celebrate their awards night from last year’s clubs on Sat., Jan. 20, starting with social time from 6 to 7 p.m. followed by a potluck from 7 to 8 p.m. and finally the awards presentation at 8 p.m. at the Finch Community Centre.