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Iowa 4-H Foundation kicks off 60th anniversary at State Fair

Iowa 4-H Foundation

A wish made around a campfire 60 years ago led to a 1,100-acre camping center, thousands of scholarships and a $1 million budget for an organization that provides countless opportunities for Iowa youth. To celebrate these and other achievements, the Iowa 4-H Foundation will kick off its 60th anniversary recognition at the Iowa State Fair, Aug. 13-23.

The celebration will begin with the several activities in the 4-H Exhibits Building, according to Shelly Greving, the foundation marketing coordinator. Read more.

This article appeared in August 2009 -- From Jack Payne Newsletter