Posted on April 21, 2011 at 12:19 PM by Global Reach
Carol began her involvement with the 4-H program in 1961. She was a member of the Boys & Girls Happy Hollow 4-H Club from Sioux City in Woodbury County for 5 years, and she completed her 4-H youth years swimming in the new pool at 4-H State Camp at Luther, and exhibiting at the Woodbury County Fair in 1966. She participated in Woodworking, Horticulture, and Photography projects, but she felt the Dog Project was the most rewarding as she once Woodbury County Fair Grand Champion Dog award. The dog show was held on a hot summer day of 104 degrees in the shade. I was also presented with the Woodbury County Achievement Award.
She began her volunteerism in Polk County by helping with the We Do More 4-H Club and Valley Pacers 4-H Club in 1985. She has been the leader of a Polk County Rabbit Project club in some capacity for the last 23 years. She is currently serving as a co-leader for the Haresterical Hare Raisers 4-H Club. Carol was also a founding member of the Polk County 4-H Club Committee where she served for three years.
She has served as a director with the Polk County 4-H & FFA Fair Association since the spring of 1992, and has assisted with the Polk County Fair 4-H BBQ dinner for over 8 years. She has served on the Fundraising, Fair Set- Up and Commercial Exhibits Committees, and currently serves as the Superintendent in Small Animal, Cat and Rabbit Departments. Carol has also helped the 4-H Rabbit project at the state level by giving rabbit workshops at 4-H Leaders Retreat, and numerous County Workshops. Since 1991, she has guided the Iowa State Fair 4-H Rabbit Show as the 4-H Rabbit Department Superintendent.