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2022 Winnebago County Julie Hagenson

Posted on 08/22/2022 at 12:32 PM
Julie is a resident of Winnebago County and has been an Extension Council volunteer for 15 years. She is a vital part of the community, especially the organizations where she volunteers. Julie provides leadership for Extension and 4-H as an Extension Council member. Her dedication and hard work benefit the youth and...

2021 Winnebago County Mary Peterson

Posted on 08/23/2021 at 5:38 PM
Mary Peterson was born and raised in Winnebago County and still resides here with her husband, Dave. Her love for 4-H began at a young age when she became a 4-H member of the Buffalo Center 4-H club. Later in life, Mary added council member to her title, as she...

2020 Winnebago County: Mary Walk

Posted on 08/23/2020 at 12:00 PM
Mary Walk began her journey with Winnebago County Extension in 2002, when she joined the Winnebago County Extension Council. She served as a member and treasurer for 14 years, ending her role in 2016 only to help the County Office when it experienced a shortage in staff. Mary became a...
Posted in Winnebago, 2020 |

2019 Winnebago County: Carol Peterson

Posted on 08/19/2019 at 2:37 PM
Carol Peterson’s love for 4-H began when she was a 4-H’er herself. She started working for Winnebago County Extension in 1980 as the Home Economist. Later she added Director to her title and held that position until she retired in 2012 after 32 years. Carol loved her job, and it showed...
Posted in Winnebago, 2019 |

2018 Winnebago County: Gary Wunder

Posted on 08/30/2018 at 7:33 PM
Gary was a vital part of the Winnebago County extension office for over 20 years while he served on the Extension Council, 5 of those years as Extension Council Chair. He was also an active member of the Winnebago County Fair Board for several years. During his time, he went above...

2017 Winnebago County: Paul Fitzgerald

Posted on 08/28/2017 at 9:11 AM
Paul has been involved with 4-H and Winnebago County Extension for quite some time. He began working with Winnebago County 4-H youth in 1981 as a volunteer and leader. He also volunteered in Hancock County prior to that. Paul was a County Extension Director in Cerro Gordo County. Paul served on...

2016 Winnebago County Tip Taylor

Posted on 08/26/2016 at 9:56 AM
Tip Taylor has been with the Winnebago County 4-H Shooting Sports program since 2005. While the club was in its beginning stages, Tip saw the potential in the club and wanted to see it succeed. He had a strong internal passion for shooting sports, and wanted to help create that...

2004 Winnebago County - LaVurne and Sharon Josten

Posted on 03/30/2011 at 10:00 PM
LaVurne and Sharon Josten have a great love of 4-H and believe strongly in how it contributes to the growth of young people. The Josten’s were club leaders for 10 years and during that time the club grew from 6 members to 28. LaVurne and Sharon are excellent role models...

2003 Winnebago County - Marge Pederson

Posted on 03/29/2011 at 11:11 AM
Marge Pederson of Thompson is one of those wonderful volunteers who finds a teachable moment in every activity she is involved in. Marge has been a 4-H Leader; long time Achievement Show Judge, and a County and State Fair Judge. She has organized and conducted a number of workshops for...

2002 Winnebago County - Dorothy Ostrander Swanson

Posted on 03/29/2011 at 10:53 AM
Dorothy Swanson contribution to the 4-H program spans several decades. Dorothy was an active 4-H youth, holding all local and county offices as well as being girls state 4-H president in 1938. In 1940, Dorothy was awarded a trip to National 4-H Camp in Washington, D.C., for two weeks for...
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