More than six million young people across the country today will celebrate National 4-H Week, an annual celebration of 4-H during the first full week of October. Montgomery County 4-H will leverage National 4-H Week this year to showcase the great things that 4-H offers young people and highlights the incredible 4-H youth in the community who work each day to make a positive impact on the community.
Samuel Miller of Loveland, Colo., received the rank of Eagle Scout from the Boy Scouts of America on April 26. Sam is the son of Dan and Dawn Miller of Loveland, and the grandson of Merlin and Viv Rasmussen of rural Elliott and Leslie and Connie Skalberg of rural Red Oak. He is the great-grandson of Grace McKee of rural Red Oak.
An aviation youth camp for kids ages 10-17 will be held at Red Oak Municipal Airport Saturday, June 22 from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Enrollment is free of charge.
Aviation youth camps provide children hands-on experiences in the world of aviation and connect aviation to history, science, math and communications. The aviation youth camp is hosted by the Red Oak Municipal Airport.
During the camp, children will have the opportunity to learn about airplanes and aerodynamics, airports, weather, the language of aviation and careers in aviation.
Montgomery County Memorial Hospital honored the members of its Auxiliary at the 52nd May breakfast Tuesday, May 7, at Red Coach Inn.
Traditionally, the highlight of the annual meeting following the breakfast is the presentation of the Auxiliary’s gift to the hospital. The Auxiliary’s 2013 gift to the hospital, a check for $31,000, was presented to MCMH CEO Allen Pohren.
The Auxiliary has been working on a two-year $40,000 pledge to help equip patient rooms with new recliners. This year’s donation purchased 10 recliners.
First Edition will be performing at the Wilson Performing Arts Center on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 6 p.m. along with the Red Oak High School Jazz Band.
The IWCC show choir “First Edition” consists of 30 singers that are energized by a back up band, singing and dancing pop/hip hop music. The “First Edition” is a great recruiting tool for the college as they perform for many area schools and community functions. Scholarships are available for music and nonmusic majors who perform in this ensemble.