Delainey Ellis sells earrings at Missouri State Fair 2019

CHRISTIAN COUNTY 4-H MEMBER DELAINEY ELLIS sold earrings, necklaces and more at the 2019 Missouri State Fair as part of the Show-Me 4-H Wares competition.

Christian County 4-H member Delainey Ellis took part in the Show-Me 4-H Wares competition at the Missouri State Fair on Aug. 11.

Ellis’ business, Looski Art, offered up paper quill earrings, necklaces and more. She donated a portion of the money she earned to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.

“Delainey is an amazing example of a first year member taking advantage of an amazing opportunity 4-H has to offer,” Christian County 4-H Youth Development Director Jennifer Hancock said.

In the Show-Me Wares program, youth gain practical business experience by selling items they have made at a commercial sales booth at the fair. They practice sales skills by pitching their products to customers and learn some of the ups and downs of entrepreneurship.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.