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2011 Grundy County - Janet Schildroth

Posted on 08/30/2011 at 1:50 PM
Janet Schildroth has been involved in 4-H since she was a little girl growing up in Black Hawk County. She participated in a variety of projects such as cattle and home economics and was involved in demonstrating at the fair. She was also a club president. Janet and her husband...

2010 Grundy County - Jim and Brenda Everts

Posted on 04/21/2011 at 1:37 PM
Jim & Brenda Everts have been long time supporters of the Grundy County 4-H Program. Jim was a member of the Grundy County Pleasant Valley Pals club (1958-1967), active in the beef project area. His wife Brenda is originally from Waterloo and had no connection to agriculture or 4-H until...

2009 Grundy County - David & Yolanda Butler

Posted on 04/19/2011 at 1:58 PM
David & Yolanda Butler have been actively involved in Grundy County 4-H as parents, 4-H Leaders of the Washington Wranglers and Swine Superintendents. Their focus has always been on making 4-H a great experience for our youth. David was a member of Palermo Money Makers. He showed swine, cattle &...

2008 Grundy County - John Schreck

Posted on 04/19/2011 at 10:43 AM
John became interested in 4-H when he was in 5th grade and joined the Grant County Go Getters 4-H Club in Grundy County. He was a member of this 4-H club for five years until his family moved to town. His 4-H projects won many awards and included beef, sheep,...

2007 Grundy County - Jerry Schmidt

Posted on 04/07/2011 at 2:19 PM
Jerry has been an active supporter of the Grundy County 4-H Program for many of years. Jerry has been very supportive of his children, grandchildren, and all of the youth in Grundy County. His interest in 4-H grew when his daughter started showing poultry and his poultry project has been...

2006 Grundy County - JoAnn A. Billerbeck

Posted on 04/05/2011 at 1:27 PM
JoAnn A. Billerbeck was involved with 4-H for many years. JoAnn was very supportive of the Grundy County 4-H program as a 4-H'er, Leader, & Volunteer. She started as a member of the Lincoln Links 4-H club in Hudson. After that, she was a club leader for several years in...

2005 Grundy County - Ron & Eileen Flater

Posted on 03/31/2011 at 2:53 PM
In Grundy County, the names Ronald and Eileen Flater are synonymous with the word 4-H. Ron Flater joined the Colfax Future Farmers 4-H Club in 1957 when he was 10 years old. In the summer, the county fair was all that Ron knew – he camped, he worked on his...

2004 Grundy County - Elsie Jean Wilson

Posted on 03/31/2011 at 11:52 AM
Elsie Jean Wilson, of Grundy County, began working as an Office Assistant in the Grundy County Extension Office in May of 1959. She worked until May of 1961 and then returned to the Extension Office in September of 1964. Elsie Jean recently retired from her position in March of 2003...

2003 Grundy County - Calvin Wheelock

Posted on 03/29/2011 at 1:53 PM
For over 45 years, Calvin Wheelock, 91 years old of Grundy County, has served on the Grundy County Fair Board. He said he continues to serve because “I’ve always had an interest in the fair because it meant so much to me when I participated as a boy.” Calvin was...

2002 Grundy County - Celestine Miller Persinger

Posted on 03/24/2011 at 1:12 PM
Celestine Miller Persinger joined the Palermo Township Grundy County 4-H Club in 1925 where she was a member for nine years. During those years, she exhibited projects at the Grundy County Fair and the Iowa State Fair. Celestine was awarded a trip to the Chicago Livestock International in the beef...
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