Monthly Archives: September 2017

Taking Care of Business #7: Adjournment

Originally posted on Looking FOURward:
Every good thing must come to an end, and a meeting is no exception. A motion to adjourn a meeting:  May not interrupted another speaker  Requires a second  May not be debated  May not be amended…

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Taking Care of Business #6: The Old, The New, and the Unfinished

Originally posted on Looking FOURward:
Business… that’s really what a meeting is all about.  It is an opportunity for a group of people (in this case 4-H club members) to gather to conduct business. Unfinished (Old) Business:  The correct term…

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Taking Care of Business #5: Treasurer’s Reports

Originally posted on Looking FOURward:
The club treasurer has the important job of assisting club leaders with taking care of the club’s money, bank accounts, and other financial efforts. The treasurer prepares a written version of the report before the…

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Taking Care of Business #4: Secretary’s Minutes

Originally posted on Looking FOURward:
“The secretary will now read the minutes of our previous meeting.” Being a secretary is hard work.  But there are some things you can teach your 4-H club secretary to make his or her life…

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Taking Care of Business #3: Icebreakers

Originally posted on Looking FOURward:
As a child there were four words that never failed to strike fear in my heart when I heard them… “Everyone, find a partner!” I’m talking cold sweats… every time!  And you know what- as…

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Taking Care of Business #2: Meeting Openers

Originally posted on Looking FOURward:
I always say I can generally tell within the first minute of meeting someone if I’m really going to like them or not.  I can’t put my finger on it.  I can’t explain it.  I just…

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Getting Down to Business #1: AGENDAS

Originally posted on Looking FOURward:
Journey back with me, to a time long, long ago…back when there were still 9 planets… I was participating in an Officer Training program for newly elected District 4-H Council Officers.  Our guest speaker was…

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