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Senator Grassley Receives NEAFCS Award

Barbara Grassley with NEAFCS award

11/21/2005

Sen. Chuck Grassley received the first Friend of National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (NEAFCS) Award at the organization’s annual meeting in Philadelphia this fall.

 

The award was given to Sen. Grassley in recognition of his legislative leadership in passing the U.S. Senate Resolution for Extension Living Well Week and for support of Extension Family and Consumer Sciences. Barbara Grassley, the Senator’s wife, accepted the award and plaque for Sen. Grassley. Also present were the Grassleys’ daughters, Michele and Wendy. Sen. Grassley made a special appearance via DVD to extend his appreciation for the award.

 

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Contacts :

Donna Donald, ISU Extension Family Life Field Specialist, (641) 446-4723, ddonald@iastate.edu

Laura Sternweis, Continuing Education and Communication Services, (515) 294-0775, lsternwe@iastate.edu

A high resolution version of the above photo, suitable for printing, is available for use with this  column: [GrassleyNEAFCS.jpg]