4-H'er Involvement Application - Iowa 4-H Foundation

4-H'er Involvement Application

Submit Applications for Contributing Youth Award!

The Iowa 4-H Foundation will host the Fourth Annual Legacy Awards Gala, an evening to celebrate Iowa 4-H and to recognize those who have made a significant impact on the program. The event is a fund-raiser and awards ceremony to honor outstanding contributors to the Iowa 4-H Program and to raise funds to support the program. Four awards will be given over the course of the evening. 

We need your help to identify the winner of the Contributing Youth Award, which will be given to a current 4-H’er who is making an impact on their home community. Please submit nominations to recognize the outstanding young people in your county! The award will be given at the event, Friday, February 28, 2020 in Des Moines. The winner will be contacted in advance and will receive four tickets to the event. Nominations must be received by November 8, 2019. Contact Melanie Oeltjenbruns with questions: 515.294.4780 or email melanieo@iastate.edu.


4-H'ers: Showcase Your Talent at the Legacy Awards Event, February 28

Interactive Exhibits

We are seeking six individuals or small groups to present an interactive, educational display during the reception time before the main Legacy Awards event. Youth (and an adult guest/group) are invited to stay and enjoy the Legacy Awards dinner, dessert auction and awards program.

The displays should meet the following requirements: 

  • Should be an individual or small group whose display can be contained within the space of an 8’ table
  • Preference for interactive exhibits or one that demonstrates how something works
  • 4-H’ers should be ready to interact with donors and attendees, discuss their projects and what they’ve learned about their project
  • Could be an adaptation from a working exhibit, educational presentation or poster display
  • Must submit a short application and display concept outline or photos. Application is available HEREApplication deadline is December 15, 2019.

Those selected will be notified by February 1, 2020. Each individual will receive two tickets to the event.

Contact Melanie Oeltjenbruns with questions at melanieo@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4780.


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