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


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 Dedicates Tornado Safe Room at Iowa 4-H Center


Ames, IA-- In 2008, a deadly tornado struck a Boy Scout camp in western Iowa. In response to that tragedy, the Iowa 4-H Foundation committed to constructing a tornado safe room at the Iowa 4-H Center in Madrid to protect campers in the event of severe weather. The facility was officially dedicated on July 1 following the completion of construction this past fall. 4-H supporters came together to celebrate this space and experience camp at the Iowa 4-H Center.

Tornado Safe Room Receives Excellence in Concrete Award


AMES, IA- On November 6, the Iowa 4-H Foundation received an Excellence in Concrete Award in the category of Public Works- Structures, during the Better Concrete Conference held at the Scheman Center, Iowa State University, in Ames, Iowa. The awards luncheon was hosted by the Iowa Ready Mixed Concrete Association (IRMCA).

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


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.

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