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Humboldt County 4-H'er Earns Beef Project Award

10/7/2008

AMES, Iowa – Jackie Bleich of Humboldt County received a state 4-H beef project award that includes a $100 savings bond from the Mary Jo and Glen Mente Endowment and the Iowa 4-H Foundation.  Bleich, 16, is the daughter of Les and Teresa Bleich of Humboldt.

A nine-year 4-H member, she is involved in the beef, animal science, veterinarian science, food and nutrition and home improvement project areas. At the county level, Bleich has received outstanding record book, outstanding communications and outstanding club member awards while serving as club president, treasurer, historian and photographer. She has also been a member of the county, area and state 4-H Council and attended the Citizenship-Washington Focus and Iowa 4-H Youth Conference.

Bleich is a junior at Humboldt High School.

 For more information about 4-H, contact the Humboldt County office of Iowa State University (ISU) Extension.  4-H in Iowa is administered through the ISU Extension 4-H Youth Development program and headquartered on the ISU campus in Ames.

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Contacts :

Laura Sternweis , Extension Communications and Marketing, (515) 294-0775, lsternwe@iastate.edu

Brenda Allen, ISU Extension 4-H Youth Development, (515) 294-1567, bsallen@iastate.edu