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2021 Floyd County Sue Bortz

Posted on 08/23/2021 at 11:44 AM
Sue Bortz has been involved with the Floyd County 4-H program for a number of years through volunteering as a parent, Extension Council Member, to 4-H Youth Committee Member and most recently as the 4-H Food stand Manager. Sue served at least 8 years as a 4-H Youth Committee Member with...

2020 Floyd County: Elaine Popinga

Posted on 08/23/2020 at 12:00 PM
Elaine Poppinga has been the chairman of the Floyd County Youth Committee for 10+ years. Her passion for 4-H started at the age of 10 in Humboldt County and has continued to inspire 4-H’ers in Floyd County for years. With a heart for volunteerism, Elaine has coordinated numerous community service...
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2019 Floyd County: Steve Buseman

Posted on 08/19/2019 at 12:08 PM
Steve Buseman was a HUGE supporter of 4-H and the Floyd County Fair. He served on the 4-H Youth Committee as a valuable member for many years. During his tenure on the 4-H Youth Committee, Steve put in endless hours helping wherever he was needed. Always available to support and...
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2018 Floyd County: Bill Mead

Posted on 08/21/2018 at 3:03 PM
Bill’s first involvement in 4-H was as a parent after moving to Iowa in 2004. In 2005, he was contacted concerning the formation of a new shooting sports 4-H club in Floyd County. From that conversation he joined Sue Sedgwick as co-leader in the Floyd County Marksmen 4-H Club. Bill...
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2017 Floyd County: Amy Staudt

Posted on 08/24/2017 at 9:21 PM
Amy Staudt has been involved with the Floyd County 4-H program for a number of years as a parent volunteer, crops superintendent at the Floyd County Fair and a 4-H leader. With the Floyd County Fair Board she served as chair of the grants, entertainment and publicity committees and most recently...

2016 Floyd County Jane Larson

Posted on 08/26/2016 at 7:55 AM
Jane Larson of rural Nora Springs, Iowa has been living the 4-H motto of “Making the Best Better” as a 4-H member and volunteer in Floyd County for nearly 50 years. Jane joined the Rockford Clever Cloverettes 4-H club as a 5th grader in 1968. While she didn’t grow up...
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2015 Floyd County- Sue Sedgwick

Posted on 08/24/2015 at 9:13 AM
Susan Sedgwick began her 4-H volunteer career while working on the family farm south of Charles City. She served on the Floyd County Extension Board of Directors Council from 1990-present. She has held many offices on this council with the most recent as treasurer. Her personal and dedicated leadership as...
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2014 Floyd County - Joe and Sue Paulus

Posted on 08/17/2014 at 9:57 PM
Joe and Sue Paulus have been Floyd County 4-H supporters for many years. Their involvement in 4-H began when their children became interested in what the organization had to offer. Joe and Sue have been both parent supporters and community supporters of the 4-H organization for almost 20 years. During the...
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2013 Floyd County - Joyce Night

Posted on 08/08/2013 at 10:56 PM
Joyce Knight has been a volunteer for the Floyd County 4-H program for at least 45 years. She volunteered in many capacities including time spent as a 4-H leader, 4-H Committee Member, and parent volunteer. In 1982, she was presented the 4-H Honorary Member recognition for her contributions to the...
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2012 Floyd County- Maurice Johnson

Posted on 07/30/2012 at 10:45 AM
For 25 years, Maurice Johnson of Floyd, Iowa, has been an enthusiastic and engaged volunteer for the Floyd County 4-H Program. Maurice served as the club leader for the Floyd Farmers Club from 1988-1998. After his sons graduated from high school, he continued to help young people in the area...
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2011 Floyd County - Patty Staudt

Posted on 08/30/2011 at 1:54 PM
Patty Staudt was a leader of the Union Busy Bees 4-H Club for 13 years (1994-2007). Her passion for education and spirit of service helped to inspire a generation of 4-H’ers to be present, passionate, engaged members of their club, community, country, and world. The members baked and delivered cookies...
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2010 Floyd County - Betty Jo Staudt

Posted on 04/21/2011 at 1:45 PM
Betty Jo Staudt has been involved with Floyd County 4-H since assisting as the leader of the Ulster Future Homemakers. During those years of leadership, she assisted her club members in developing Iowa State Fair quality exhibits and demonstrations. Projects for her own six children included creative arts, clothing and...
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2009 Floyd County - David & Barb McGregor

Posted on 04/19/2011 at 2:03 PM
David was a member of the Maple Grove 4-H Club in Chickasaw County. David played 4-H softball as third baseman in the summer. He showed cattle at the fair. He talks about showing his calf Little Jo. He loaned $102. 68, at 7% interest, to his sister, Mary, so she...
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2008 Floyd County - Marian and Bob Dight

Posted on 04/19/2011 at 10:48 AM
Bob & Marian have been involved in the Floyd County 4-H Program for almost their entire lives. When they were younger, in school, they were both actively involved in their local 4-H Clubs and showed at the Floyd County Fair. When their children were old enough, they all were encouraged...
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2007 Floyd County - Larry Stewart

Posted on 04/07/2011 at 2:31 PM
Larry has always been a supporter of youth and related programs and events in Floyd County. He likes to visit with the youth about how they raised and prepared their livestock for the county fair. Larry was born and raised in Floyd County –left after college for education profession-returned to...
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2006 Floyd County - Ray & Leone Mitchell

Posted on 04/05/2011 at 1:34 PM
Ray and Leone Mitchell were HUGE supporters of 4H and the Floyd County Fair. They served on the 4H County Committee and long time 4H leaders helping establish both the West St. Charles Feeders and West St. Charles Goalshooters 4H club. Ray was on the fairboard when the current fairgrounds...

2005 Floyd County - Dr. John F. Hitzhusen

Posted on 03/31/2011 at 2:58 PM
Dr. John F. Hitzhusen has been an advocate for the youth of Floyd County. He has served on the board of directors of the Fair Society for a number of years working to improve the facilities for our 4-H youth exhibitors. Dr. Hitzhusen has been the official clerk at our...

2004 Floyd County - Alma Hillier

Posted on 03/31/2011 at 11:56 AM
Alma Hillier was a 4H leader and served on the Youth Committee for 10 years. For several years, there was no 4H building for County Fair. Alma was in charge of the preparing the food in the basement of the Nursery. For years after land was purchased for the Fairgrounds,...
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2003 Floyd County - Dale Stauffer

Posted on 03/29/2011 at 2:27 PM
Dale became a leader of the Riverton Good Cheer 4H Club because of his love of youth and his belief in developing their skills and abilities. He enjoyed the selection process of projects. He shared with the kids, “It costs just as much to feed a good animal, as it...
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2002 Floyd County - Thelma G. Johnson

Posted on 03/24/2011 at 1:03 PM
When Thelma Johnson joined her local 4-H Club, the Careful Canners, 78 years ago, she learned the value of the 4-H experience. Mabel Stoeber, Thelma’s mother served as the club leader. During the ensuing 8 decades, Thelma served as a leader of the Ulster future Homemakers 4-H club and created the Floyd...
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