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Page 48 i «L, WMMQ».flu-wla July 17, 2019 The Monroe County 4-H Equine team included Aubrey Peterman, Marcelene Leverett, Emme Peterman, Maradeth Leverett and in the public speaking contest at the 20l9 Georgia 4-H State Horse Show, which was held in Perry June ll ~15. Monroe county 4'” “Wine led wins state awards,i By Caitlin Bennett Jackson Monroe County Extension Coordinator The 2019 Georgia 4~H State Horse Show, hosted by Georgia 4-H, was held at the Georgia National Fair- grounds and Agricenter in Perry on June 11— 15. Over- all, 199 youth participated in the competition. Members of the Monroe County 4—H Team were Marcelene Leverett, Maradeth Lev— erett, Aubrey Peterman, Emme Peterman and Vannier. They received the following high honors: *Marcelene Leverett was recognized as seventh overall individual in the Senior Hunt Seat Division and placed fifth in Open Jumping, sixth place in Equitation over Fences, and eighth place in Work- ing Hunter. She also placed first in the English Dressage Test 3 and qualified for the Southern Regional Horse BeoerJyKni thlson Children’s 'ospi’ta’l Championship. *Maradeth Leverett was awarded second place in Western Dressage, second place in English Dressage Test 3, tenth place in Senior Equitation Over Fences and qualified for the Southern Regional Horse Champion- ship "Aubrey Peterman was recognized as the Senior Grand Champion of the Saddle Seat Division and placed second in Equitation on the Rail, first place in Equitation Pattern, second place in Plantation Pleasure, seventh place in Western Dressage and qualified for the Southern Regional Horse Championship. As the High Point Senior Grand Champion of the Saddle Seat Division, he earned a $500 scholarship as well as Georgia Master 4-H'er status and will be honored at Georgia State 4-H Congress in July in Atlanta. *Emme Peterman was Hospital. Havicent Health. Participating locations Marion Eastman Windmills i608 Bass Rd l045 College St "058mm: Wayne St emu gee as v for it Po "85 Grail HWY 177 illllth Lee Si 35%“. Courtney 3855 Pin lions Ave Hodges Blvd 4760 Log Cabin Dr rm yam, 4701} Hartley Bridge Rd 407 Martin iotlierKing Dr Sandoval“: . i232 South Harris 8t Biron , Bray 224 Georgia Highway 49" 315W0linton sr Unadllla i043 Pine St 9mm Hawklmille 606 NonthdSi 134 Broad 3: Warner Robins , r 1th Watson Blvd Milli! Men“ 715 Lake Joy Rd 2001 Veterans Blvd ‘ 42 East Oak St 701 East Jackson St Minna”, Erin o v“ , ‘ Wham“ kamtfimlrb , I, Yo’ur purchase will supportihe Beverly Knight Olson children's Hospital. at. ~ALM,WAL,MA‘kk,ALLLkLLhLLLL,‘L‘A_L.LLA_L.ATL 312 West Trilby Si . awarded first place in English Dressage Train- ing Test 1, second place in Junior Working Hunter and qualified for the Southern Regional Horse Champion— ship *Kasyn Vannier was awarded sixth place in Cloverleaf Hunter Under Saddle and 7th Place in Eng— lish Dressage Introductory Test B In addition to the riding events, participants could choose to compete in horse method demonstrations, team demonstrations, public speaking, art and essay contests. Monroe County Senior 4—H'er Bethany McRae competed in the Senior Public Speaking Contest with a speech on equine hyper flexion training techniques. She dazzled the judges and placed first, advancing on to compete at the Southern Regional Public Speaking Contest to be held during the Southern Maradeth Leverett leaps a fence in the 2019 Georgia 4-H State Horse Show in Perry Regional Horse Champion— ship. Through the Georgia 4-H Horse Program, youth learn life skills including leader- ship, teamwork and prob- lem-solving. In addition, they develop character traits of responsibility, discipline and respect. The State Horse Show provides the opportunity for youth to ride in five dif- ferent disciplines as well as participate in a written quiz on horsemanship and 4-H knowledge. There were, 79 classes in five divisions, including ranch horse, stock seat, saddle seat, hunt seat and c0ntest. ’ From this event 70 Geor—V ' gia 4—H yOuth qualified to represent Georgia at the Kasyn Vanier (not pictured). Bethany McRae placed first Southern Regional Horse: Championships, along 4-H'ers from Tennessee, Kentucky, Vlrginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Alabama, Mississip— pi, Louisiana, Texas, Oklai homa and Arkansas. The 7 Southern Regional Horse Championships will be in Perry on July 30—Aug. 4. . Scholarships, ribbons ‘ and special prizes for the ' show were donated by event sponsors: The Georgia 3 Agricultural Commodity Commission for Equine, the Horseman's Quarter HorSe Association, Godfrey's Feed and Stoney Fork Products. Monroe County Extension/4-H thanks 4—H Volunteer and Coach Shelby Varnum and Marigold . Stables for suppOrt of the g 40H Horse Program in Monroe County. For more information about the 4—H Horse Programming; contact the Monroe County Extension/4H Office at 1 478—994-7014. l urcINo i Continued from lB July 22 25 > Basketball Clinics The city of Forsyth presents Basketball Clinics at the Monroe County Recreation Department Youth Center from July 22-25, The girls basketball clinic will be from 3-5 pm. for ages 8—l4. The instructor is Lamon McElhaney. The boys basketball clinic will be from 6-8 pm, for ages 8-l4. The ‘ . instructor is Greg Nix. monsoon, Miracle Treat $1 or more from each BUZZARDTlreai 3‘3on will be donated to Beverly Knight Olson Children's July 23 Lego teaming ‘ at the Library The Children's Program for - Wednesday, July 23 presented by Monroe County Library is Lego Learning. Use Legos to build, engineer and work on a real robot. The program is at ll am, at Monroe County Clubhouse. July 24 Galactic Gamer’s Day at the library The Children's Program for Thursday, July 24 presented by Monroe County Library is ' {Let Ryland handle your“ ; curbside pickup. Residential 8 ‘ Commercial garbage Pay for year in advance, get one month FREE Galactic Garner's Da'y. There will be video games galoreThe program is at ll om. at Monroe County Clubhouse. Help promote Forsyth Porsyth's Convention Visitor's Bureau will film a video that will appear in all Georgia Visitor Information Centers, I Explore Georgia, the Forsyth Visitor Center and on other local agencies websites on Wednesday, July 24. Volunteers are needed to be models and extras in the video. Filming will begin at High Falls StatePark around 8 atm. and then move to Juliette. Volunteers will be treated to lunch at the Whistle StOp Cale. Email gstanbery@ cityotlorsythcom for details. The afternoon filming will start around lzl5 pm. and will be at Country Club Park, the Train Depots and aroundithe Square. Extras/models will be treated to dinner. Email gstanbery© cityollorsythcom tor details; This should be great tun tor everyonel July 25 Annual WlC Fanners’Mailiet North Central Health District lNCHDl will'host its annual farmers market for participants of the Women, Infants and Children lWlCl nutrition program at Monroe County Heating & AIC, Inc» We Service All Brands oi Heating & Air Conditioning Units Serving Monroe County & Silirounding Areas for over 40 years Free Estimates Financing A val/able Juliette nu. o raisin, GA 478~994-6127 Ga,Reg.CU 401479 ,.A‘,Mww~\~\ <1, Carrier “M” 9 turn to the expertsjg In Health Department, TOO Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Forsyth on Thursday, July 25 Tram 8:30 a.m.-l pm. This is one of the M annual WlC larmers' markets presented by NCHD in its I l3-county district. Each farmer's market will alter lree fruits and vegetables tor‘yVlC partici- ‘ pants. Supplies are limited, so the market will operate on a first-come, first—served basis. . WlC participants, or their des- ignated alternates, must bring their WlC ID card to take ad- vantage ol these free markets. Attendees at the markets not enrolled in WlC may purchase fresh produce from vendors”. Annual Title I parent planning meeting ile l planning meeting will be held Thursday, July 25 at‘' ' the BOE Auditorium 5:30 pm The meeting is to receive input lrom parents of Title I students for the district's 2QlQ-2O Title | plans and budgetlThese , plans will oiled all students. , in the elementary and middle schools in the Monroe County School, System. Attendance at this meeting is important. Cop- tact Sandy Colwell, Director of Federal Programs, at 478—994- 203l or reter to the website for additional inlormation. . July 27 Bad( to School Rally The Fourth Annual Back to School Rally will be held at the Forsyth Police and Fire Stations on Saturday, July 27 from l05 a.m. — p.m. School supplies/ will be distributed. in, 297' Scouting Open House . Cub Scout Pack ST and Boy, Scout Troop 5T will host an Open House drop-in on Mon— day, July 29 lrom‘5-8vpm. at the Fersyth United Methodistl Church Sanctuary, <58 West Johnston Street. Families of boys from kindergarten to l7 years old will be able to learn more about Scouting activities and requirements and will be ‘ able to register 0 Scout tor $lb. Call 4782584453 for more information. illl: