MATTOOn -- Coles County 4-H had their annual Skating Party on Jan. 14 at the Silver Star Skating Rink in Mattoon. The skating party is sponsored by the Coles County 4-H Federation, teen members who assist with planning and organizing 4-H events.
Each year, a community service project is held in conjunction with the skating party. This year the 4-H’ers brought donations for the Coles County Animal Shelter. The 4-H’ers provided the animal shelter with a donation of toys, treats, dog and cat food, leashes/collars, cleaning supplies, blankets and beds.
4-H Federation members Taylor Veach, Erica Butler, Makayla Richey, Isabel Spear and Cole Crawford delivered the donations to the animal shelter on Jan. 26.