How Outstanding!

Thank you to everyone that made our Livestock Skillathons & Project Judging Day an absolute success! Our judges were thoroughly impressed with the caliber of exhibitors they encountered this week, so be sure to give yourselves a round of applause!

On Monday we will have our Project Winners & State Fair Participants finalized – All families will receive an email as soon as results are posted. Keep in mind if you are eligible to go to the Ohio State Fair as a participant, we have limited tickets available and it is first, come, first, serve with the tickets we do have. If you are interested in viewing the Ohio State Fair Schedule, please access the schedule at:

4H Awards
4H Center – Ballroom
Photo by Jay LaPrete

Congratulations are in order for one of our Senior 4-H’ers, Kalleigh Fry! Kalleigh was selected as the Ohio 4-H Goat Achievement Award Winner. Kalleigh Fry, 18, is a 13 year 4-H member from Henry County. Throughout her time as a 4-H member, Kalleigh has taken various still projects and heavily focused on a variety of goat projects. Kalleigh is the proud daughter of Stephen and Charla Fry from Archbold, Ohio and is a senior at Archbold High School. Next fall, she will be attending The Ohio State University- ATI to major in agribusiness.


Reminders for the upcoming week:

  • Saturday July 16th – Henry Co. Horse Council “State Fair Send-Off” Breakfast – 7a-12pm (or until supplies run out) – Henry County Fairgrounds, Small Animal Building
  • Sunday July 17th – 4-H Camp Counselor Review Meeting – 6pm – Crossroads Church
  • Wednesday July 20th –
    • Rabbit IDAny Rabbit NOT tattooed – 4-6pm – Henry County Fairgrounds, Small Animal Building
    • Pullorum Testing – All poultry that has co-mingled with other birds – 5-6pm – Henry County Fairgrounds, Small Animal Building
    • Junior Fair Board – Maintenance & Painting – 4-7pm – Henry County Fairgrounds
  • Booth Guidelines, Assignments & Patrol Times can be found on the 4-H Club Information Tab
  • We have added a Tab for Henry County Livestock Sale Information – be sure to keep checking for more Sale-related information!


It has been brought to my attention that many of our Club Advisors were unfortunately omitted from the Northwest Signal for whatever reason and would like to be sure to recognize their hard work & dedication to our program!

2022 4-H Club Advisors

Buckeye Kids: Lori Drewes, Danielle Spring

Country Kids Catch A Dream: Linda Kinder, Milford Kinder, Tina Myers, Donna Warren, Amy Williams

County Line Livestock: Shaylee Brown, Lynnsey Maassel, Allison Wiemken, Eric Wiemken, Nikki Wiemken, Lori Wilkerson

Creative Kids: Makalie Jorgensen, Ashton Kessler

Forever Farmers & Friends: Nancy Bannister, Nathaniel Gerencser, Julie Meyer, Marie Plassman, Molly Wiemken, Tim Wiemken

Freedom Royal Farmers: Betsy Eggers, Timothy Eggers, Amanda Podach, Chris Podach, Eric Riefers, Zach Wiemken

Gerald Busy Fingers: Bethann Gerken, Stefanie Hilvers, Kendra Michaelis, Rebecca Michaelis

Grelton Bluebirds & Prized Livesock: Kelly Behrman, Andrew Carpenter, Heather Carpenter, Marcia Gobrogge, Nathaniel Honeck, Heather Johnson, Ulrike Myers, Ashley Shanks

Henry County Hoofbeats: Nicole Blackwood, Jody Mohring, Nicole Schwab, Tiffany Wachtman

Henry County Sharp Shooters: Ryan Arno, Brian Bok, Tanya Bok, Tim Elkington, Amy Nickels, Audrey Norden, Sheryl Petersen, Trevor Shively, Carl Sunderman, Marilyn Sunderman, Kacey Wilkerson

Holgate Hustlers: Shelby Rupright, Elizabeth Schuller, Erin Vance, Sarah Wenzinger, Kaylee Westrick

LC Central Station: Kristin Bauman, Martha Gebers, Kimberly Jones, Jennifer Schroeder, Todd Schroeder, Ella Sharp

Marion Express: Cassandra Bishop, Todd Bishop, Bonnie Imbrock, Lynne Prigge, Kathryn Reimund, Mark Seedorf, Keisha Shawber, Stephanie Tietje-Barnhisel, Holly Weber

Maumee Valley: Rebecca Heuerman, Stefanie Miller, Shawn Sonnenberg

North Florida: Christy Eberle, Mark Weddelman, Teresa Weddelman, Michelle Weddelman, Ben Weddelman

Northeastern 4-H Neighbors: Lori Graber, Stephanie Honeck, Tammy Meyer, Lexie Poulson

Okolona Buckeyes: Kelijo Chaffee, Crystal Genter, Katie Morrison, Carly Slee, Rhonda Slee, AnnaLisa Wiemken, Tony Wiemken

Pleasant Ridge: Lindsey Brinkman, Stephanie Eis, Darlene Hoffman, Christine Kelly, Andrew Manon, Laura Miller

Richfield All Stars: Bailey Elchinger, Stacy Elchinger

Ridge Kids: Lisa Dapelo, Matt Eggers, Benjamin Frey, Stephanie Gerken, Sheena Miller, Cristi Ranzau

River City Rugrats: Virginia Bauer, Mary Flowers, Virginia Minnick, Kimberly Schumm, Laura Storch

South Florida: Amy Meyer

Town & Country 4-H’ers: Tori Baker, Andrea Eicher, Eric Norden, Julie Norden, Rianna VonDeylen



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