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George and Deanna House
Estate gift creates lasting legacy; grows endowment
An estate gift from long-time 4-H supporters and alumni George and Deanna House will grow the Founders Fund. Wisconsin 4-H alumni George and Deanna House ...
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Dr. Norm, 4-H Children’s Gardens curator, to retire June 30
Norm Lownds, Ph.D., known as “Dr. Norm,” curator of the Michigan 4-H Children’s Gardens since 1997 will retire June 30. The Michigan 4-H Children’s Gardens ...
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Kettunen Center
Michigan 4-H Foundation sells Kettunen Center; proceeds create two new endowments and reserve fund
The Kettunen Center sale was finalized in November 2021. The proceeds will establish two new endowments to support 4-H and create a reserve fund for ...
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Currie elected 4-H Foundation Trustee
Midland County 4-H volunteer Ervin Currie II, of Midland, was elected to the Michigan 4-H Foundation board of trustees at its April board meeting. Trustees ...
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Youth learning with an adult mentor to use technology.
MSU Extension launches 4-H Clovers CODE, an Apple Community Education Initiative, in southeast Michigan
The 4-H Clovers CODE (Creating Opportunities Designed for Everyone) program is for youth interested in exploring coding and creative arts through technology in Wayne, Oakland ...
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Custom cutting board with 4-H clover and 50 year volunteer engraved
Twenty-four Michigan 4-H volunteers honored for 50 years of service by Michigan State University Extension
As individuals and organizations across the country celebrate National Volunteer Week this April 17-23, Michigan State University Extension is celebrating 24 volunteers who have given ...
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The Michigan delegation of 4-H'ers at National 4-H Congress in 2021.
Twenty-one Michigan 4-H’ers enjoy the 100th National 4-H Congress
Youth from 11 counties traveled to Atlanta, Georgia for the 2021 five-day leadership conference. The Michigan delegation of 4-H'ers at National 4-H Congress in 2021 ...
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Dave Galer and Madaline Knight
Outstanding 4-H volunteers recognized with MFB 4-H Excellence in Agriculture Awards
Two outstanding Michigan 4-H volunteers were honored with 2021-22 Michigan Farm Bureau (MFB) 4-H Excellence in Agriculture Awards Feb. 19 at MFB’s Growing Together Conference ...
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Earl and Suzanne Threadgould
Suzanne Threadgould grows endowment for Ingham County 4-H
In 2016, Suzanne Threadgould created an endowment in honor of her husband’s life and career with Michigan 4-H. Recently, she made an IRA charitable required ...
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Kennedy DeFrancesco
4-H alumna credits 4-H Capitol Experience for leading to her career choice
Alger County Michigan 4-H alumna Kennedy DeFrancesco participated in many state and national 4-H events during her years in 4-H. However, 4-H Capitol Experience was ...
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