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New Trustees Elected to Iowa 4-H Foundation Board

11/10/2016

AMES, Iowa-   Six new Trustees were elected to the Iowa 4-H Foundation Board of Trustees at its annual meeting Friday, October 21, 2016 held at the Iowa Hall of Pride in Des Moines.

Den Adel Elected President of Iowa 4-H Foundation

10/26/2016

Ames, Iowa- The Iowa 4-H Foundation has elected Doug Den Adel of Madrid, IA president of the Board of Trustees at its annual meeting Friday, October 21, 2016 held at the Iowa Hall of Pride in Des Moines.

Huser to Serve on Iowa 4-H Foundation Board

11/19/2015

AMES, Iowa- David Huser of Waverly was selected to serve on the Iowa 4-H Foundation Board of Trustees. Huser is the Executive Vice President at First National Bank in Waverly, Iowa.  He was a Sac County 4-H’er for ten years. “I very much enjoyed my 4-H experience,” said Huser, who attends the Bremer County Fair every year where the First National Bank contributes funds for county 4-H awards. 

Bigelow to Serve on Iowa 4-H Foundation Board

10/22/2015

AMES, Iowa- Jessica Bigelow of Urbandale was selected to serve as a youth trustee on the Iowa 4-H Foundation Board of Trustees at its annual meeting Friday, October 16, 2015 held at the Hertz Farm Management corporate office in Nevada, Iowa.

Van Nest to Serve on Iowa 4-H Foundation Board

10/22/2015

AMES, Iowa-  Heather Van Nest of Ankeny was selected to serve on the Iowa 4-H Foundation Board of Trustees at its annual meeting Friday, October 16, 2015 held at the Hertz Farm Management corporate office in Nevada, Iowa.

Nicholson Elected Iowa 4-H Foundation President

10/22/2015

AMES, Iowa- The Iowa 4-H Foundation announces that Tom Nicholson was elected president of the Board of Trustees at its annual meeting Friday, October 16, 2015 held at the Hertz Farm Management corporate office in Nevada, Iowa.

Hamilton County's Wil Groves Awarded 2015 Top 4-H Leader of the Year!

07/15/2015

AMES, Iowa – The Successful Farming/Loren Kruse Outstanding Iowa 4-H Leader award is presented each year to an adult volunteer who has encouraged, challenged, and inspired Iowa 4-H members to achieve at their fullest potential. This year’s recipient is Wilfred "Wil" Groves, III, of Jewell, Iowa. Groves is a past 4-H leader of the Freedom Warriors 4-H Club and has served 4-H as a volunteer leader in Hamilton County for over 35 years.

4-H Members Surpass Goal For 4-H'ers fr 4-H Campaign

07/14/2015

AMES, Iowa – For thirty years, Iowa 4-H’ers have raised funds through their 4-H’ers for 4-H Campaign to support the 4-H program in Iowa. In celebration of this milestone the 2015 campaign was dubbed "30K for 30 Years" with a goal to raise $30,030.30. Thanks to the commitment of 4-H’ers across the state, the campaign raised $30,213.30, exceeding the goal by $183! The 4-H’ers for 4-H campaign is the longest-running and the largest fundraising campaign for Iowa 4-H conducted by 4-H members for 4-H members.

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

06/11/2015

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.

Hyett Joins Iowa 4-H Foundation as Administrative Specialist

03/23/2015

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.

2015 Iowa 4-H Foundation Gala to Move to Cedar Rapids

12/17/2014

AMES, Iowa— The Iowa 4-H Foundation’s Sixth Annual Iowa 4-H Foundation Gala is headed east. After a successful smaller gala sponsored by the foundation in the area in 2014, the Iowa 4-H Foundation has decided to bring the event to the Marriott in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Saturday, February 28, 2015. A dinner buffet and decadent desserts will be on the event’s menu, along withunique auction items including projects made by current 4-H’ers.

IOWA 4-H FOUNDATION AND HILLS BANK AND TRUST COMPANY ANNOUNCES LEADERSHIP GRANTS FOR 2015

11/21/2014

AMES, Iowa- The Iowa 4-H Foundation and Hills Bank and Trust Company announce the 2015 Leadership Grants for current high school juniors.  For the past 15 years, Hills Bank & Trust Company has partnered with the Iowa 4-H Foundation to provide college scholarship opportunities for Iowa youth who reside in the bank's service area. 

CONTACT:     Taci Lilienthal
Iowa 4-H Foundation
Scholarship Coordinator
taci@iastate.edu
563-343-1144

Iowa 4-H Foundation Announces Scholarships for 2015

11/19/2014

AMES, Iowa- The Iowa 4-H Foundation has announced applications are now available for its 4-H scholarship program. Approximately 80 scholarship opportunities valued at over $73,000 will be awarded.

Outstanding 4-H Leader Award Nomination Now Available

11/11/2014

AMES, Iowa – Nomination forms for the third annual Loren Kruse/Successful Farming Outstanding 4-H Leader Award are now available through the Iowa 4-H Foundation. This prestigious award honors one 4-H volunteer leader annually.

Butcher Elected Iowa 4-H Foundation President

10/28/2014

ANKENY, Iowa- Bob Butcher was elected president of the Iowa 4-H Foundation Board of Trustees at their annual meeting on Friday, October 17, 2014 held at the Iowa Soybean Association in Ankeny, Iowa.

Butcher of Holstein, Iowa was a nine year member of the Battle Badgers 4-H Club in Ida County. 

Grunenwald Named Interim Executive Director

08/05/2014

AMES, Iowa- The Iowa 4-H Foundation Board of Trustees has appointed Albert Grunenwald as Interim Executive Director effective July 30, 2014.

Iowa 4-H Foundation hosts 18th Annual Golf Benefit for Iowa 4-H

08/04/2014

AMES, Iowa- Tee time meant more than swinging the golf clubs; it meant raising money for Iowa’s 4-H Youth. The Central Iowa 4-H Foundation Golf Benefit, held on July 21, had golfers swinging over $25,000 to support Iowa 4-H through the Iowa 4-H Foundation. 

Iowa 4-H Foundation hosts 3rd Annual Golf Benefit for Iowa 4-H

07/07/2014

AMES, Iowa- It’s all about the “green”. Whether green makes you think of the environment, money, golf or 4-H, the Northwest Iowa 4-H Golf Benefit had it covered. Golfers took to the greens on Friday, June 20 to raise money for Iowa 4-H. The beautiful golf course at Emerald Hills Golf Course in Arnolds Park, Iowa hosted 28 teams of 112 golfers.

Organizers raised a net total of over $60,000 to support Iowa 4-H youth development programs, the event’s highest total to date. Teams teed off at 12:30 p.m. and enjoyed best ball, putting and hole contests throughout the afternoon, as well as homemade cookies provided by Sac County 4-H members. Following a day on the greens, an evening program began at 5:00 p.m. with a social, brief program, auction and a ribeye steak dinner. 

Northwest Iowa 4-H Golf Benefit Scheduled

06/06/2014

It’s all about the “green”.   Whether green makes you think of the environment, money, golf or 4-H, the Northwest Iowa 4-H Golf Benefit on June 20, 2014 has it covered.  With “Going for the Green” as the theme of the event at Emerald Hills Golf Course at Arnolds Park, organizers will raise more than $60,000 to support Iowa 4-H programs, awards and events.  Experiencing the environment and beautiful golf course in Arnolds Park and raising money to support one of Iowa’s most important youth development programs provide a win-win situation for the golfers and sponsors of this third annual event.

Iowa 4-H Foundation Raises More Than $100,000

04/07/2014

The Iowa 4-H Foundation hosted its 5th Annual Central Iowa and First-Ever Eastern Iowa 4-H Foundation Gala to raise funds for Iowa’s 4-H Youth.

Outstanding 4-H Leader Award Nomination Now Available

01/08/2014

AMES, Iowa— A 4-H leader can be empowering and influential to 4-H members by teaching them important life skills through the 4-H program. Being a volunteer 4-H leader takes time and dedication to not only the 4-H members, but also the 4-H program.

Loren Kruse and Successful Farming are excited to partner with the Iowa 4-H Foundation to present the second annual Loren Kruse/Successful Farming Outstanding 4-H Leader Award. This award honors an individual who has dedicated their time, talents and treasures to ensure that their 4-H club members receive the best 4-H experience possible.

CONTACTS:    

Kris Fish Kuhlmann                              Albert Grunenwald

Executive Director                                Chief Operating Officer

Iowa 4-H Foundation                           Iowa 4-H Foundation

fund@iastate.edu                                abgrunen@iastate.edu

515-291-1552                                       515-294-4780

2013 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame Honorees celebrated at the Iowa State Fair

08/22/2013

AMES, Iowa – Eighty-three counties inducted honorees into the 2013 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair on Sunday, Aug. 18. The honorees were selected by their counties for their outstanding service and dedication to 4-H.

CONTACTS:

Kris Fish Kuhlmann                  Chris Gleason                          

Executive Director                 4-H Youth Development          

Iowa 4-H Foundation               ISU Extension and Outreach                                                                 

fund4h@iastate.edu                    cgleason@iastate.edu

(515) 294-1552                       (515) 294-1557

Iowa 4-H Foundation Raises Over $1,600 for County Endowment Funds

08/22/2013

AMES, Iowa – “Nothing Compares” to a friendly competition… especially at the 2013 Iowa State Fair! Iowa 4-H supporters from across the state and the nation stopped by the Bruce L. Rastetter 4-H Exhibits Building to donate their spare change to support the Iowa 4-H Foundation’s campaign to raise money for the County Endowments across the state.

Contacts:

Brooke Young                          Kris Fish Kuhlmann

Administrative Specialist        Executive Director                 

Iowa 4-H Foundation               Iowa 4-H Foundation              

brookey@iastate.edu              fund4h@iastate.edu                                      

(515) 294-1537                       (515) 294-1552          

 

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