FRIENDS OF VALLEY VIEW
FFA FCCLA 4H
A. The purpose of this 501 (c) (3) organization is to support local youth who actively participate in the Valley
View FFA, JR FFA, Valley View FCCLA and any local 4H club determined by Officers at the Cooke County
B. To provide a tie between all persons interested in supporting FCCLA, 4H and FFA members and the Friends by
assisting the FCCLA, 4H and FFA Education Personnel.
C. To promote greater knowledge of FCCLA, 4H and FFA and support Education Personnel.
The meetings shall be determined each month for the following month starting with the first meeting the
Monday after Labor Day at 6:00 pm at the Valley View Ag class.
This organization conducts fundraising activities in order to support FCCLA, 4H and FFA students by buying their Cooke County Livestock Show breeding or market entry or exhibit, add-ons may also be awarded equally to all
students exhibiting at the Cooke County Youth Fair. This takes about $28,000.00 dollars a year (which is raised
during the current school year).
EXAMPLE OF FUNDRAISERS
Cow ChipGolfTournament which entails parents/students to get monetary sponsors, drink
donations, door prizes, soliciting golfers, contacting news media and participating on the day of the
Auction entails parents/students getting items donated, i.e. gift certificates, tools, electronics; encouraging the
community to come and bid.
Rafle entails parents/students selling raffle tickets.
Requirement: All FCCLA, 4H and FFA families must in order to receive premium money at the County Livestock Show:
A. Attend 60% of meetings;
B. Serve on Committee’s when called upon;
C. By physically involved in 75% of all fundraisers;
D. Must participate in coordination, preparation and involvement of two (2) to three (3) of the designated major
E. At least Student or Family member must be present at fundraisers.
F. A designated representative of each group supported (FFA, FCCLA, each 4H chapter) must be at each meeting.
G. Every family must have a signed-dated copy of the ByLaws on file with the Secretary.
H. Dues of members shall be $10.00 per family per annum.
I. Families make their email addresses or cell phone numbers available. [We have found this to be the only
effective way to keep you informed!
Valley View FCCLA Teacher
Mrs. Leslie Bell
8th thru 12th
Valley View 4H Club Sponsor
Mrs. Kelli Walker
3rd Grade thru 12th
Valley View FFA Teachers
Mr. Bob Andrew & Phil Howard
3rd thru 12th