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Clarion Festival Hosts Dignitaries, Candidates -- Honors 4-H Clover Birthday

Oscar H. Benson



AMES, Iowa -- Clarion hosts Lt. Gov. Patty Judge,  representatives for presidential candidates Sens. Chris Dodd and Tommy Thompson and other elected officials as it kicks off its two-day Festival in the Park, Saturday,  June 9. The festival also will celebrate the 100th birthday of the 4-H Clover, which was born at a one-room school house in Clarion when school children picked four-leaf clovers to present to Superintendent of Schools O. H. Benson. 


Contacts :
Albert Grunenwald, Iowa 4-H Foundation, (515) 294-4780, abgrunen@iastate.edu
Carol Ouverson, Extension Communications and Marketing, (515) 294-9640, couverso@iastate.edu
ISU Extension Wright County,  (515) 532-3453, xwright@iastate.edu

Wiletta Klein, Extension External Relations, (515) 532-3453, wklein@iastate.edu

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