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2012 Monona County- Jill Hausman

Posted on 07/19/2012 at 8:39 AM
In 2011 Jill Hausman was recognized for 25 years of volunteer service to the Monona County 4-H program. As a 4-H leader, she has made a valuable contribution to the youth of our county. Her club, the Franklin Go-Getters, is involved with many community service projects. Jill was a 9-year...

2011 Monona County - Robert & Fran Haack

Posted on 08/30/2011 at 1:24 PM
Bob and Fran Haack of Whiting are dedicated to positive youth experiences and development in Monona County. Both are tremendous assets to 4-H, Extension and to the Whiting community. Bob taught math and computers at the Whiting High School for 40 years. He also had various coaching positions, served on...

2010 Monona County - Geri Johnson

Posted on 04/21/2011 at 12:53 PM
Geri Johnson is sincerely a generous and hard-working community leader. She agrees to serve the county in so many ways because she truly cares about people and communities. Geri has served on the Monona County Extension Council since 2003 and has been the council representative on the Extension 4-H &...

2009 Monona County - Irene Lantz

Posted on 04/19/2011 at 1:17 PM
Irene Lantz was recognized for 30 years of volunteer service to the Monona County 4-H program earlier in 2009. She has made a valuable contribution to youth as a 4-H club leader, and 4-H county fair superintendent for clothing and clothing events. Irene was a 9-year member of 4-H in...

2007 Monona County - Lettie Thrift

Posted on 04/07/2011 at 12:58 PM
Lettie Thrift was a part of 4-H as a member in Mills County, Iowa, when it first started in 1922. Lettie knew the Superintendent of Schools in neighboring Wright and Page Counties, O.H. Benson and Mrs. Jessie Field-Shambaugh, where 4-H club work was introduced into schools in 1906. Lettie’s mother,...

2006 Monona County - Wendall Lown

Posted on 04/05/2011 at 12:53 PM
4-H has been an important part of Wendall Lown’s life for 70 years. He started his 4-H career as a member in 1936 and continued work in his favorite project area of swine as a county project leader and county fair superintendent. He has also served as a county fairboard...

2004 Monona County - Mary Jane Brown

Posted on 03/31/2011 at 11:11 AM
Mary Jane Brown has been a strong supporter and contributor to the Monona County and Iowa 4-H program for over 30 years. She served on the Monona County Youth & 4-H Committee and was leader for the Blencoe Bonnie Belles 4-H Club for eleven years. Mary Jane has judged projects...

2003 Monona County - Betty Jane Gorham

Posted on 03/29/2011 at 12:50 PM
Betty Jane became a Jordan Sunshine 4-H Club member at the age of ten with cooking, sewing and quilting projects. The Jordan Sunshine Club was started in 1923. She served as a club leader for that same club for over 25 years with her daughter and granddaughter also as members...

2002 Monona County - Larry DuVal

Posted on 03/24/2011 at 2:21 PM
Larry DuVal worked for ISU Extension as a county director for 33 years and retired in 1989. During that time, Larry very actively worked with the 4-H program. He started the Safety and Education in Shooting Sports program in Monona County and provided leadership in all the state for training...
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