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2012 Hamilton County- Dean and Adele Bowden

Posted on 07/31/2012 at 4:09 PM
Dean and Adele Bowden have given a substantial gift to Hamilton County Extension and to the 4-H program when they gifted the Newcastle Building on June 30th, 2011. Dean Bowden bought the Newcastle Building in 1982 as an investment, which he managed until he gifted it. In 2006, the Hamilton County...

2011 Hamilton County - Duane & Frances Enger

Posted on 08/30/2011 at 1:47 PM
Hamilton County 4-H Youth Committee has chosen to honor Duane & Frances Enger, who have dedicated many years to the Hamilton County 4-H program and the Hamilton County Fair. Frances started working with Hamilton County 4-H’ers in 1990’s while serving on the Hamilton County Extension Council. She volunteered numerous hours...

2010 Hamilton County - Gary Gourley and Gerald Gourley

Posted on 04/21/2011 at 1:33 PM
Hamilton County has decided to honor this wonderful dedicated father/son combo who have dedicated at total of more that 50 years to the Hamilton County 4-H program and the Hamilton County Fair.. Gary Gourley started working with Hamilton County 4-H’ers in the1960’s by serving as leader of the Hamilton Herders...

2009 Hamilton County - Virgene Monthei

Posted on 04/19/2011 at 1:56 PM
Virgene Monthei has served the Hamilton County 4-H program for nineteen years. She began as an outstanding club leader of the Clear Lake Sailors 4-H Club, as her children became involved in various project areas, Virgene saw a need for additional learning opportunities beyond what our program was offering. She...

2008 Hamilton County - Wesley L. Schaub

Posted on 04/19/2011 at 10:41 AM
Wesley L. Schaub was most widely known for his activities with the Hamilton County 4-H Band. He served as band leader from 1928 until his death in 1941. For 11 consecutive years he took this band to the International Livestock Exposition and 4-H Club Congress in Chicago, where it proved...

2007 Hamilton County - Wilfred Groves III

Posted on 04/07/2011 at 2:09 PM
Wil Groves has served the Hamilton County 4-H program for over 30 years. He began his volunteer services as a photography project leader, conducting at least 3 photography workshops each year for our county 4-H program. When his son, Jackson became 4-H age he became a club leader of the...

2006 Hamilton County - J.L. & Edith Ruby

Posted on 04/05/2011 at 1:25 PM
J.L started the boys’ club in the mid 1940’s. Like the girls’ club the Williams Boosters club is still going. At the time J.L was leader, the club was primarily a livestock club. All the boys from the Williams club exhibited at the county fair, with prize-winning results. The members...

2004 Hamilton County - Bertha J. Shaw

Posted on 03/31/2011 at 11:51 AM
Bertha Shaw has been involved with the Iowa 4-H program for many years. Bertha began as a 4-H member in Cero Gordo County; she came into Extension 1978 as a home economist for Cherokee and Plymouth Counties. In 1984 Bertha became the home economist for Wright and Hamilton Counties, she...

2003 Hamilton County - Lynn Habben

Posted on 03/29/2011 at 1:50 PM
Lynn Habben has been involved with the Iowa 4-H program for many years. First Lynn was a 4-H member with the Black Hawk Township 4-H Club in Grundy County, then he was the Hamilton County 4-H & Youth Leader from 1956-59 and County Extension Director from 1959-1990, and now he...

2002 Hamilton County - Doug Messerly

Posted on 03/24/2011 at 1:16 PM
The volunteer hours and resources that Doug Messerly has given to the Hamilton County 4-H program are tremendous. He willingly gives of his time as new 4-H members and families become involved, especially in livestock projects. Doug encourages parents, grandparents, and other adults to learn along with the youth and...
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