2018 Worth County: Jerry Hopperstad

Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame Inductees

2018 Worth County: Jerry Hopperstad

 

Jerry Hopperstad, has been “Mr. Worth County Fair” for over 40 years.  He has served as president of the Worth County Fair Board and continues to serves as a tenured Worth County Fair manager. Jerry  served in several positions on the State Fair Association and Iowa State Fair Board. He has served for the past 25 years on The Iowa Fair Association and served as president of the Iowa Fair Association in 2016 and 2017. While on the Worth County Fair Board as president and manager the Worth County Fair has been honored as a Blue Ribbon County on two separate occasions in recent years.

Jerry has been a major supporter of the Worth County 4-H program and was twice named as a Worth County Honorary 4-H Alumni member. He has been a long time volunteer and past member of 4-H and was president of his Hartland Township 4-H club as a senior high 4-Her.

Jerry Hopperstad has been an extremely cooperative representative of the Worth County Fair Board with Worth County 4-H benefiting from this positive relationship. He also served his community and the public in many ways including being elected as president of the Iowa Insurance and Financial Advisors Association.  

As a 4-H parent, Jerry motivated his daughter, Jodi, and son, Jay, to get involved in 4-H and the Worth County Fair. For the past several years Jerry has devoted his time to busing 4-Her’s to the annual Iowa State    4-H Conference in Ames and 4-H Junior Camp at Floyd, Iowa.

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