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4-H members raise over $25,000 for Iowa 4-H; Wright County smashes record


AMES, Iowa – At the direction of the 2013-2014 4-H State Council, 354 4-H clubs representing 81 counties participated in the Iowa 4-H’ers for 4-H Campaign - the longest-running and the largest fundraising campaign conducted by 4-H members for 4-H members. This year’s campaign raised $25,642.70 to support Iowa 4-H youth programs and activities. $1,013.14 of this year’s campaign funds will help complete the tornado safe room at the Iowa 4-H Center. The remaining funds from the campaign will fund state events such as the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference, operation costs of the 2014-2015 State Council, and fund financial assistance to help 4-H families with state program fees and 4-H camp fees at the Iowa 4-H Center.

Iowa 4-H Foundation Awards over $65,000 in 2014 Iowa 4-H College Scholarships


Ames, Iowa –This year, the Iowa 4-H Foundation awarded 71 college scholarships valued at $65,750.  Fifty-one of those scholarships were presented last Sunday, June 8 at the Scheman Building on the campus of Iowa State University. The 51 scholarship recipients were 4-H’ers from across the state, with 31 counties represented. These Iowa 4-H individuals will be attending an accredited university, college, or community college in the fall of 2014. Below are this year’s 51 4-H Scholarships in alphabetic order by county in which the recipient participated in 4-H. Information about each donor, which make these scholarship possible can be found at the bottom of this release. “We are so happy this year to have four new scholarships created by four new foundation donors,” said Taci Litenthal, Iowa 4-H Foundation’s Scholarship Coordinator. “It is our pleasure to help assist all our donors in making investments into Iowa’s youth and their higher education ambitions.” These new scholarships are: Ronald and Ruby Godfrey Family 4-H Scholarship, Verle and Ellen Hunt Memorial 4-H Scholarship, Carol Schneider 4-H Scholarship, and Trans Ova Genetics 4-H Scholarship. Photos of the event  can be found at or our Facebook page.

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