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2022 Worth County Peter Julseth

Posted on 08/22/2022 at 12:36 PM
Peter Julseth has been a loyal volunteer to the Worth County 4-H program in multiple ways. He is serving as a long-time 4-H club leader of the Brookfield Boosters 4-H Club and is a member of the Worth County 4-H Committee. Peter has served more than 20 years and multiple...

2021 Worth County Darrin & Susan Kliment

Posted on 08/23/2021 at 5:41 PM
Susan and Darrin Kliment have been amazing volunteer 4-H Club leaders for the Worth County Hartland Achievers 4-H Club. In addition, Susan has been the 4-H County Youth Coordinator two separate times in the past. Through these experiences she found that the key ingredients to a successful 4-Her are communications,...

2020 Worth County: Rhonda & Mark Taylor

Posted on 08/23/2020 at 12:00 PM
Rhonda and Mark Taylor have been the heart and soul of the Worth County 4-H food stand for the past 16 years. Mark and Rhonda have put in tireless hours, hard work, and dedication to the county fair 4-H food stand each year. They are up bright and early every...
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2019 Worth County: Curt Schaub

Posted on 08/19/2019 at 2:39 PM
Curt Schaub has been a loyal volunteer to the Worth County 4-H program in multiple ways. He was a long time 4-H club leader of the Golden Banner 4-H club and is a member of the Worth County 4-H Committee. Curt served more than 20 years and multiple terms on...
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2018 Worth County: Jerry Hopperstad

Posted on 08/30/2018 at 7:43 PM
Jerry Hopperstad, has been “Mr. Worth County Fair” for over 40 years. He has served as president of the Worth County Fair Board and continues to serves as a tenured Worth County Fair manager. Jerry served in several positions on the State Fair Association and Iowa State Fair Board. He...
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2017 Worth County: Mary Clagett

Posted on 08/28/2017 at 9:05 AM
Mary Clagett has been dedicated to the Worth County 4-H Program. She served as the office manager at the Worth County Extension office and was a member of the Worth County 4-H Committee. Mary has been an outstanding 4-H volunteer, 4-H parent and a long-time supporter and alumni member of...

2016 Worth County Myra and Lonnie Harris

Posted on 08/26/2016 at 9:59 AM
Myra and Lonnie Harris have been strong supporters of the Worth County 4-H program all of their lives. They are proud parents of four children, who were very active in 4-H and have enjoyed a large number of their grandchildren participating in Worth County 4-H. They have been dedicated 4-H...
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2015 Worth County- Jayne Lupkes

Posted on 08/24/2015 at 4:35 PM
Jayne Lupkes has been very dedicated to embracing and enhancing the 4-H program in Worth County throughout the past 30 years. She is serving on the County Extension Council, the 4-H committee, has been a 4-H leader and helper throughout those 30 years along with having her children and now...

2014 Worth County - Paul Ferley

Posted on 08/18/2014 at 10:53 AM
Paul Ferley has served the Worth County 4-H program in a variety of ways. He co-managed the Worth County 4-H Food Stand for a number of years with great success in recording increased funds for the Worth County 4-H Foundation. Paul also was 4-H Beef Superintendent after his children completed...
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2013 Worth County - Florence Ferden

Posted on 08/09/2013 at 9:13 AM
Florence Ferden’s long time dedication to Worth County 4-H began as a young Home Economist in 1954 when she was hired to serve families in Worth County. Florence touched thousands of 4-H youth members with a wealth of information about food and nutrition, family living, consumer management, weight control, clothing...

2012 Worth County- Alan Stevens

Posted on 07/19/2012 at 9:20 AM
Alan Stevens has been a long time supporter of the Worth County 4-H program in a number of ways. All of his children were extremely active 4-H members of the Deer Creek Wohelos and Ribbon Takers 4-H Clubs for all the years they could be members of 4-H. They had...
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2011 Worth County - Gay Schneider

Posted on 08/19/2011 at 11:15 AM
Gay was a dedicated 4-H leader, 4-H Committee member and a 4-H County Youth Coordinator at the Worth County Extension Service in Northwood. Gay was a former elementary school teacher who believed in a solid education and learning experience for youth. She worked to maintain a strong educational focus in...
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2010 Worth County - Timen Brunsvold

Posted on 04/21/2011 at 10:47 AM
Timen Brunsvold was a long time leader of the Grove Progressive Farmers 4-H Club in Worth County. Timen touched the lives of a hundreds of 4-H youth and provided a wealth of 4-H experiences to young people. He worked very hard at organizing agricultural projects in the livestock area and...
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2009 Worth County - Gloria Helgeson & Joan Dierenfeld

Posted on 04/19/2011 at 11:51 AM
Gloria and Joan have been 4-H leaders of the Green Shamrocks 4-H Club in the Kensett, Iowa area for a combined 45 years with Gloria at nearly 30 years and Joan with more than 15 years of service . They have worked together to build a strong club that has...
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2008 Worth County - Fran Olson

Posted on 04/12/2011 at 12:35 PM
Fran Olson has served as Office Manager at the Worth County Iowa State University Extension Service for 38 years. She has dedicated many years of quality work and dedication to the Worth County 4-H program. The 4-H families of Worth County have benefited greatly from Fran’s loyal support and service....
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2007 Worth County - Edward Kruger and Ellis Schaub

Posted on 04/07/2011 at 11:00 AM
Eddie and Bud were 4-H leaders of the Golden Banner Club in Grafton, Iowa area for 19 years. They worked together to build a strong club that excelled in the livestock area. They are now both great supporters of their grandchildren’s 4-H projects. They worked together as an excellent team...
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2006 Worth County - Buck (Milo) & Beverly Pangburn

Posted on 04/05/2011 at 11:44 AM
Buck and Beverly Pangburn have been extremely supportive of all activities of Worth County 4-H for more than 40 years. They have taken 4-H’ers under their wings and helped them grow and flourish with their 4-H projects, leadership development, citizenship growth as well as building of their character. Buck and...
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2004 Worth County - Dixie Scherff

Posted on 03/30/2011 at 8:58 PM
Dixie has been a real champion of the Worth County 4-H program beginning with her tireless work as a 4-H Club Leader, 4-H Committee Member, and Worth County Extension Council Member. She was very instrumental in helping Worth County Extension become one of the very first Counties in the state...
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2003 Worth County - Norm and Marlene Backhaus

Posted on 03/29/2011 at 11:03 AM
Norm and Marlene Backhaus have dedicated a combined total of 34 years to the Worth County 4-H. They served as leaders of the Danville Dandy Thrifters 4-H club 27 years and served on the 4-H Committee for 7 years. Norm and Marlene's children, Rick, Darcy, Brett and Nicole, all excelled...
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2002 Worth County - Dennis Johnson

Posted on 03/29/2011 at 10:58 AM
Dennis began his career in Extension as Worth County’s Agriculturalist/4-H Youth Leader in 1981. Dennis became the Worth County Extension Education Director in 1986. Dennis personifies enthusiastic, optimistic, steadfast, and encouraging leadership. The commitment he has made to Worth County is evident in continuously successful 4-H programming, maintenance of numerous community...
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