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June 2015

Jun 11
Iowa 4-H Foundation Awards over $70,000 in 2015 Iowa 4-H College Scholarships

Ames, Iowa –The Iowa 4-H Foundation has announced the recipients of 72 Iowa 4-H college scholarships valued at over $70,000. Recipients were on hand to accept their awards on Sunday, June 7 at the Annual Scholarship Reception held on the campus of Iowa State University. Scholarship applications were evaluated based on the applicant’s 4-H participation, academic accomplishments, financial need as well as other criteria established by the Iowa 4-H Foundation and the scholarship donors. A record number of 472 applications were submitted from 93 of Iowa’s 99 counties. Scholarship recipients represented 35 counties from across the state of Iowa with a wide variety of  4-H experiences.


March 2015

Mar 23
Hyett Joins Iowa 4-H Foundation as Administrative Specialist

AMES, Iowa – Kayla Hyett was named as Administrative Specialist of the Iowa 4-H Foundation effective Feb. 18, 2015. Kayla received her Associates in Science degree from Black Hawk Community College-East Campus. Kayla graduated from Iowa State University and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Business.

Mar 6
2015 Iowa 4-H Foundation Gala Raises More Than $106,000

AMES, Iowa – 4-H supporters from around the state gathered on Feb. 28 in Cedar Rapids to raise funds to support the Iowa 4-H Foundation. Over 200 attendees enjoyed an evening full of food, socializing, and of course, opportunities to bid on more than 110 silent and live auction items! At the end of the night, over $106,000 was raised to fund opportunities for Iowa’s 4-H youth which include state-level award recognition, scholarships, national 4-H trips as well as financial aid support.


February 2015

Feb 11
Iowa 4-H Foundation to host 6th Annual 4-H Gala in Cedar Rapids

The silent auction will begin at 6:00 p.m. with the Live Auction starting at 8:15 p.m. In addition to live and silent auctions, the purse and dessert auctions are back by popular demand! Auction highlights include:

  • Big 12 Men's Basketball Tournament tickets
  • Choice of two tickets to any Big 10 men’s basketball game at the University of Iowa
  • Private Tour of San Francisco by a former 4-H State Officer and resident of California
  • Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen Experience
  • Packages made and contributed by local 4-H members. Half the funds raised will go back to their local club or county.

January 2015

Jan 26
Saveraid Joins Iowa 4-H Foundation as Development Director

AMES, Iowa – Emily Saveraid was named as Development Director of the Iowa 4-H Foundation effective Jan. 14, 2015. Emily graduated from Wartburg College and earned a bachelor’s degree in public relations and political science and is currently pursuing her masters in Philanthropy and Non Profit Development from the University of Northern Iowa.

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