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2012 Van Buren County- Marvin & Doris Strait

Posted on 07/19/2012 at 9:13 AM
Marvin & Doris Strait have been long-time supporters of the 4-H program. His parents were 4-H leaders and dad served many years on the fair board. As a 4-H’er, Marvin received many livestock honors during his 9 years in 4-H. After college and military service, he and his wife, Doris,...

2011 Van Buren County - Steve Kisling

Posted on 08/19/2011 at 11:58 AM
Steve Kisling is a strong supporter of youth and 4-H in Van Buren County. Steve was a 4-H member for nine years, a 4-H club leader and assistant leader for four years. Steve is also dedicated to the county fair. He was a fair board member for 21 years, serving...

2010 Shelby County - Donald Anderson

Posted on 04/21/2011 at 11:42 AM
Don grew up in a family with a very strong 4-H tradition. He became a member of his local club, the Monroe Standbys, as soon as he was old enough. During his 4-H years, he held many offices and participated in a variety of local and county activities. Fair was...

2010 Van Buren County - Dale Muntz

Posted on 04/21/2011 at 11:28 AM
Dale Muntz is a strong supporter of youth and 4-H in our county. He assists yearly with the 4-H/FFA beef weigh-in for Van Buren County. Dale attends our annual 4-H awards banquet in November and oversees the sound system. He helps at the county fair by checking in the livestock...

2009 Van Buren County - Jean Birchmier

Posted on 04/19/2011 at 12:14 PM
Jean Birchmier has been a loyal and faithful supporter of the Iowa 4-H Program. She was a 4-H member in Keokuk County and a 20 year volunteer in the Van Buren County 4-H Program. She has encouraged youth in various community service projects, instilling in the youth the values of...

2008 Van Buren County - Ron Fransen

Posted on 04/15/2011 at 11:15 AM
He served as 4-H Livestock Judging Team coach for 8 years, and have continued for 11 years serving as agriculture and natural resources judge and ultrasound contest superintendent at the county fair. Ron has served 7 years as Van Buren County Livestock Quiz Bowl coach, winning third place in the...

2006 Van Buren County - Anna Belle Keller

Posted on 04/05/2011 at 12:12 PM
Anna Belle has been a life time supporter of the Van Buren County 4-H program. She and her husband, Melvin, have two children, Duane and Mary Ann. They are long time 4-H members and each received numerous state medals and county awards. Anna Belle has served as a 4-H leader...

2005 Van Buren County - Sheri Moore

Posted on 03/31/2011 at 1:34 PM
Sheri has been a 4-H leader in Van Buren County for 6 years. Her family has been long time supporters of the Van Buren and Iowa 4-H program. All three of the daughters have been very active in the 4-H program. Sheri has served as 4-H rabbit superintendent for 5...

2004 Van Buren County - Ernestine Topping

Posted on 03/31/2011 at 10:44 AM
Ernie Topping has been as strong supporter of the Iowa and Van Buren County 4-H programs for more than 18 years. She is a mother of 3 children, Ben, Kim and Bethany. Bethany is a current member of the Van Buren County 4-H program and Ben and Kim have graduated...

2003 Van Buren County - Michelle Wenke

Posted on 03/29/2011 at 11:14 AM
Michelle has been a strong supporter of the Iowa and Van Buren County 4-H program for more than 13 years. She is a mother of 7 children and 3 have graduated from the county 4-H program and 2 are currently enrolled, with 2 younger children at home. She is currently...

2002 Van Buren - Kathy Noll

Posted on 03/24/2011 at 3:07 PM
Kathy has been an active supporter of the Van Buren County 4-H program for many years. The last 11 years she has served as the Jolly Trio 4-H Club leader. Kathy has been an inspiration and quiet encourager to many 4-H members. Kathy is an elementary teacher at the Harmony School...
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