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2012 Cherokee- Francis Conley

Posted on 07/20/2012 at 10:41 AM
Francis “Mickey” Conley took the 4-H Pledge for the first time as a young girl sometime in the 1940’s and has never forgotten it. Mickey understands the value of learning through 4-H by continuing to help young people learn life skills and career options. Mickey is service minded and devotes...

2011 Cherokee County - Sally Wilkie

Posted on 08/30/2011 at 2:08 PM
Sally Wilkie is one of Cherokee County’s brightest shining 4-H volunteers. She received the “Leader of the Year” recognition in 1996 and again in 2003. She was the leader of the Mill Creek Valley 4-H Club 21 years. She stresses to the club members the importance of citizenship and getting...

2010 Cherokee County - Jerry and Lynn Ebert

Posted on 04/21/2011 at 2:10 PM
Jerry and Lynn Ebert reside in Cherokee County,.on the same family farm Jerry purchased 42 years ago and became actively involved in 4-H when each of their 5 sons became of age to join. Jerry had always passed on stories of his past involvement with 4-H in his youth. When...

2006 Cherokee County - Don Pingel

Posted on 04/05/2011 at 2:02 PM
Don Pingel began his work with the rabbit program in Cherokee County over 30 years ago. Don has served as the Cherokee County Rabbit Project Leaders since 1977. As the rabbit project leader, he has organized an annual area wide Rabbit Workshop, tattooed 4-H rabbits, and helped 4-H’ers as needed....

2005 Cherokee County - Ron & Darlene Schmillen

Posted on 04/05/2011 at 11:14 AM
Ron and Darlene Schmillen began their work with the sheep program in Cherokee County over 35 years ago when they purchased two purebred Suffolk sheep, Jack and Trudy, for their children to use as a 4-H project. Soon the whole family was involved in the project. All five of their...

2004 Cherokee County - Arnie and Evie Berglund

Posted on 03/31/2011 at 12:15 PM
Arnie Berglund began showing steers at the Cherokee County Fair, Iowa State Fair and the Tri-State Show in Sioux City, IA in 1935. As an adult, Arnie served as a leader of the Grand Meadow Future Feeders 4-H Club for 35 years. Arnie served as the Cherokee County boys’ chaperone...

2002 Cherokee County - Emmet Wolf

Posted on 03/24/2011 at 12:05 PM
Emmet Wolf has been involved in Cherokee County 4-H for over 60 years. He was in 4-H as a youth and served as a 4-H club leader from 1944 to 1988. Emmet has helped 4-H and 4-H’ers in many ways. Emmet served on the Cherokee County Fair Board for many years...
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