Iowa 4-H Foundation

Posted on April 7, 2011 at 2:29 PM by Global Reach

Ken ShowalterKen Showalter has always been a strong supporter of 4-H in Franklin County, being the second of 4 generations involved with the program.  As a member he was active in livestock and judging projects.  He served on the 4-H committee and as a 4-H leader for 15 years.  His 4 children were active in many projects and leadership roles as 4-H members.  His grandchildren have also been involved in 4-H.  He served on the Franklin County fairboard for 30 years always promoting the fair as a strong family and youth event, and was instrumental in building a new 4-H exhibit hall. He has been active in the Franklin County Historical Society that has a 4-H and FFA wing, and in developing Grandpa’s Farm at the fairgrounds. 

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