2007 Clinton County - Beverly Downey

Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame Inductees

2007 Clinton County - Beverly Downey

 

Beverly MommsenBev has been a positive influence on the youth of Clinton County by helping them to develop life skills including leadership and communication.  She provides consistent encouragement in several 4-H project areas.  Her time and dedication is unable to be measured by the youth she has benefited.  

1967-76    Member of Preston Jolly Workers and Preston Calf Club
1973        State Fair Presentation
1974        State Fair Home Improvement
1975        Jackson county Representative for State Fashion Revue
1974-75    Jackson County Council
1975-76    State of Iowa 4-H Council
1976        Washington DC Trip
1975-76,00-01    State of Iowa 4-H Conference
1977, 78, 79    Employee of Iowa State University Extension Service
        Community Resource Development Youth Leader
1984        Swedish 4-H Adult Exchange
1995    Wrote a grant with Miles Mavericks  for $1000 to produce a historical video of Miles, Iowa.
1996        International Labo Exchange
1996-98, 07    Volunteer at Dubuque Trail Blazer horse camp
1998        Iowa Horse Fair representative for Clinton County coaching many 4-Hers
        with Horseless horse and horse projects
2000         Iowa Horse Fair Coach for Clinton County Hippology Team second place.
2001,76    Iowa State Fair Volunteer
2001        State 4-H Leaders training in Ames.  Presented the session for Child
        Development with Karen Koskovich.
2005    Wrote a Pioneer Grant to do minor repairs in the Clinton County auditorium and to add 4-H flags and banners.
2006        Assisted in the creation of the Clinton county Urban 4-H program.  
        Planted and harvested a community garden, baked 100 cookies and sold
        them at a bake sale for a fundraiser to donate towards the Community
        Nonviolence Program.  Held clothing and photography workshops.

1977 to present- Judge for local, county 4-H and open shows.  Project areas include: child development, home improvement, food and nutrition, self determined, horse, clothing and photography.

1998-present     Collaborative Instructor for Challenge!
Taught this course for youth groups, professional development classes for educators and 4-H clubs.

2000–present     4-H leader for Equine Fever
        Home visits
        Personal assistance in developing projects
        County Horse workshops
        Hippology coach

Former 4-H leader for Miles Meadowlarks.  
Currently a 4-H leader for Equine Fever.
4-H parent.

04/12/2011 11:15 AM
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