Holly Grandin to serve on Iowa 4-H Foundation Board of Trustees

Holly Grandin to serve on Iowa 4-H Foundation Board of Trustees

10/14/2013
AMES, Iowa- Holly Grandin was welcomed to the Iowa 4-H Foundation Board of Trustees at their annual meeting on October 11, 2013 held at the Meredith Corporation headquarters in Des Moines, Iowa.
 
Holly Grandin of State Center, Iowa is an Ag Finance Specialist at New Century FS in Grinnell. Holly has a degree in Animal Science from Iowa State University. She was a member of the Orange Buds/Orange Blossoms 4-H Club in Black Hawk County, Club Leader in Cass County, Illinois and parent leader in Knox County, Illinois. Holly’s two children were 4-H members in Illinois. Her favorite 4-H memory includes 4-H fairs at the Cattle Congress Grounds in Waterloo and 4-H Dances. “4-H is a constant in my life. It has been a part of my life since I was 10 years old and for our children since they were 8 years old. It has shaped our values, solidifies our friendships, and shown us the paths to our careers,” says Holly.

 

 

October 14, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
Contacts:
Kris Fish Kuhlmann                  Brooke Young                         
Executive Director                  Administrative Specialist                               
Iowa 4-H Foundation               Iowa 4-H Foundation              
fund4h@iastate.edu              brookey@iastate.edu                                                 
(515) 294-1552                       (515) 294-1537                      
 
Holly Grandin to serve on Iowa 4-H Foundation Board of Trustees
 
AMES, Iowa- Holly Grandin was welcomed to the Iowa 4-H Foundation Board of Trustees at their annual meeting on October 11, 2013 held at the Meredith Corporation headquarters in Des Moines, Iowa.
 
Holly Grandin of State Center, Iowa is an Ag Finance Specialist at New Century FS in Grinnell. Holly has a degree in Animal Science from Iowa State University. She was a member of the Orange Buds/Orange Blossoms 4-H Club in Black Hawk County, Club Leader in Cass County, Illinois and parent leader in Knox County, Illinois. Holly’s two children were 4-H members in Illinois. Her favorite 4-H memory includes 4-H fairs at the Cattle Congress Grounds in Waterloo and 4-H Dances. “4-H is a constant in my life. It has been a part of my life since I was 10 years old and for our children since they were 8 years old. It has shaped our values, solidifies our friendships, and shown us the paths to our careers,” says Holly.
 
“We are honored and pleased to welcome to our board seven professional new trustees with a long history of dedication, loyalty and passion to the 4-H organization. We have confidence we are in good hands as we implement our strategic plans and undertake exciting capital campaign projects to help propel Iowa 4-H. Their diversity, vision, creativity and expertise offer us the innovative leadership needed to continue to evolve and develop as a cultural organization in Iowa,” said Kris Fish Kuhlmann, Executive Director of the Iowa 4-H Foundation.
 
Along with six other newly elected trustees, Grandin joins a board that has pledged embark on a new capital campaign for the Iowa 4-H Foundation. The Iowa 4-H Foundation Board of Trustees is comprised of volunteers in various industries: Iowa State University Extension staff, private business and government professionals, farmers, community leaders, and State 4-H Council representatives and others.
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The Iowa 4-H Foundation provides the private financial resources to develop and deliver quality 4-H youth programs throughout the state of Iowa. These opportunities help young people enhance their ability to use critical thinking, leadership, communication, and social skills – tools that will give them a competitive edge in their future endeavors.

 

 

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