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2022 Harrison County Gary Brock

Posted on 08/22/2022 at 11:23 AM
Gary Brock has been a dedicated 4-H volunteer in Harrison County for 35 years. Gary’s family has a long history with 4-H, dating back to his father Robert “Bob” Brock, who started the Dunlap Knight Riders 4-H club in 1963. After 29 years as the club leader, Bob passed the...

2021 Harrison County Jon Schaben

Posted on 08/23/2021 at 11:56 AM
Jon Schaben has been a part of the Harrison County 4-H program since the 1970s. He was the Harrison County Fair King in 1983 and the president of his Dunlap Knight Riders 4-H Club. Raising and selling cattle has always been a part of Jon’s life. After excelling in the...

2020 Harrison County: Dee Colwell

Posted on 08/23/2020 at 12:00 PM
Dee Colwell has been described by a former co-worker as having “little green clovers running through her veins.” Dee lives and breathes 4-H and youth. Among other jobs, she previously helped teach pre-school and also did day care in her home. Although she was not a 4-H member herself, all...
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2019 Harrison County: Dianne Mann

Posted on 08/19/2019 at 12:22 PM
Dianne Mann has always been a great supporter of 4-H in Harrison County. She was a member of the Pisgah Pixies 4-H Club. Dianne always saved fair week, even when she was still working full-time, to “help out” at the Harrison County Fair and a few extra days before the...
Posted in Harrison, 2019 |

2018 Harrison County: Pat Hoffman

Posted on 08/21/2018 at 3:12 PM
Pat Hoffman of Missouri Valley was the club organizational leader for the Loveland Angels 4-H Club until it discontinued. She received her 45 year volunteer pin in 2011 and has continued to help at the Harrison County Fair every year. Pat helps with the static exhibit entry day as a...
Posted in Harrison, 2018 |

2017 Harrison County: Linda Hennessy and Barbara Schafer

Posted on 08/25/2017 at 3:30 PM
This being the 20th anniversary of Iowa Clover Kids, it is appropriate to honor the two ladies that started Clover Kids in Harrison County, Linda Hennessy and Barbara (Barbie) Schafer. Linda started the club in Logan while Barbie served in Woodbine. Harrison County hasn’t had Clover Kids for the 20...

2016 Harrison County Carole Gorman

Posted on 08/26/2016 at 8:35 AM
Carole Gorham has been involved in Harrison County 4-H in several different ways over the years, and is still involved. She was member of the St. Johns Jolly Jills 4-H Club in Missouri Valley. She later became a leader of the Hawkeye Ramblers 4-H Club in Woodbine for a couple...

2015 Harrison County- David Seilstad

Posted on 08/24/2015 at 9:17 AM
David Seilstad has worked for ISU Extension and Outreach for over 25 years. He is the Youth Program Specialist for Region 17 which is made up of 7 southwest area counties with his office in Harrison County. David started the First Lego League in Harrison County several years ago which has...

2014 Harrison County - Paul Lane

Posted on 08/17/2014 at 10:20 PM
Paul Lane has always been a strong supporter and believer in the 4-H program. He was a member of the Missouri Valley Hot Shots 4-H Club. Ever since then, he has supported the county 4-H program. Paul always attends the Harrison County Fair each year, even when he...

2013 Harrison County - Evelyn Oliver

Posted on 08/08/2013 at 11:10 PM
Evelyn comes from a family where everyone of the seven siblings start with the letter E – Eldon, Earl, Elaine, Elsa, Ellen, Emily, and Evelyn. We would like to add another E to the list, Excellent! Evelyn McAlexander Oliver came to Harrison County from a strong 4-H family in Ringgold...

2012 Harrison County- John & Carol Bertelsen

Posted on 07/18/2012 at 3:39 PM
John and Carol Bertelsen are not flashy characters who expect praise for volunteer work. John and Carol worked with the Missouri Valley Whiz Kids 4-H Club, first as project leaders and then as organizational leaders. Their 5 children are all 4-H alumni, and now John and Carol are actively working...

2011 Harrison County - Beth Magill

Posted on 08/30/2011 at 1:44 PM
Beth Magill was a 10-year member of the Loveland Angels (Missouri Valley) 4-H Club in Harrison County. She loved participating in communications at the county fair and her skills usually advanced her to the Iowa State Fair. Beth enjoyed showing cats and presented county workshops on cats. Beth founded the...

2010 Harrison County - Rozanne King

Posted on 04/21/2011 at 1:29 PM
Rozanne King has been a part of 4-H for most of her life. She was an eight year member of the Missouri Valley Merry Makers 4-H Club. She worked at the Harrison County Extension Office as the 4-H Aide and served on the Extension Council. Rozanne has been a 4-H...

2009 Harrison County - Rex & Debbie Gochenour

Posted on 04/19/2011 at 1:53 PM
Rex and Debbie Gochenour of Missouri Valley are strong Harrison County 4-H supporters. Debbie was a 4-H’er, has been a 4-H volunteer leader, an Extension Council member and continues to help at fair each year. Rex is always ready to help with Farm Safety Day Camp. They are both a...

2008 Harrison County - Julie and Charlie Wisecup

Posted on 04/19/2011 at 10:38 AM
Charlie and Julie Wisecup were both volunteer 4-H leaders in Harrison County. Charlie was a leader for 5 years from 1972-1977 and Julie was a leader for 25 years from 1967-1992. Charlie also spent 3 years on the 4-H & Youth Committee from 1986-1988. They are members of the 4H-400...

2007 Harrison County - Debbie & John Straight

Posted on 04/07/2011 at 2:02 PM
John and Debbie Straight are outstanding 4-H volunteers. Both of them have been active in Harrison County’s 4-H youth development program for longer than 13 years. Debbie is currently the volunteer organizational leader to a very successful and dynamic 4-H club that has over 60 members. She sets the standard...

2006 Harrison County - Robert "Bob" Brock

Posted on 04/05/2011 at 1:19 PM
Robert “Bob” Brock started the Dunlap Knight Riders 4-H Club in 1964 and was the leader for 29 years. He helped at the Harrison County Fair and was a member of the 4-County Fair Board. Bob was a life-long member of the Methodist Church. Bob farmed all his life and...

2005 Harrison County - Alice Meyer

Posted on 03/31/2011 at 2:42 PM
Alice was a 4-H leader for 20 years. She also served 4-H in other volunteer capacities throughout the years. Alice has been a tremendous supporter of 4-H and Extension in various ways. Alice for many years was a major contributor to the Harrison County 4-H Pie and Muffin Auction that...

2004 Harrison County - Beverly A. Harter

Posted on 03/31/2011 at 11:48 AM
Beverly has been a 4-H volunteer for 33 years in Harrison County. Many of those years, she was a club leader, during the time her children were in 4-H and then again as her grandchildren joined 4-H. Beverly was a Community Resource Development aide conducting programs for youth in Harrison...

2003 Harrison County - Gary Guge

Posted on 03/29/2011 at 1:46 PM
For 38 years, the heart of Harrison County Extension has been Gary Guge. Since beginning his extension career as a 4-H youth staff member, Gary has been a tireless supporter and promoter of 4-H. Whether it’s making the Harrison County Fair an exceptionally positive learning experience for all of the...

2002 Harrison County - Grace Vandemark

Posted on 03/24/2011 at 1:26 PM
Grace Vandemark began her 4-H career as a member of the Douglas Daisies 4-H Club at Woodbine. Later Grace served as the adult leader of the Logan Lassies 4-H Club. Her children also participated in 4-H. Grace has served as a Harrison County 4-H and Youth Committee member for 17 years....
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