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‘Alumni 4-H’ers Got Talent’ Event Features 8 Acts at State Fair

7/29/2009

AMES, Iowa -- Eight acts have been chosen to perform during Alumni 4-H’ers Got Talent, Thursday, Aug. 13 at the Iowa State Fair. The show will begin at 7:30 p.m. on the main stage of the 4-H Exhibits Building.

“This is our second annual performing arts show featuring 4-H alumni,” said Shelly Greving, marketing coordinator for the Iowa 4-H Foundation. “We’ve got talent in all ages, shapes and forms. As long as the individual performer or at least one member of a group is a former 4-H’er, just about anything goes.”

From Chickasaw County: Flute solo by former 4-H’er Luann Copper with piano accompaniment by Marialynn Rusch

From Franklin County: Vocal solo by former 4-H’er Dani Dohlman

From Iowa County: Piano solo by former 4-H’er Monica Miller

From Iowa County: Vocal solo by former 4-H’er Meagan Rodgers

From Page County: Country solo by former 4-H’er Tyler Beery

From Plymouth County: Artistic paper plate cuttings by 4-H alumni Mitchell and Donna Zenk, along with Fred Zenk, Leo Valdez and Ana Garcia

From Sioux County: Vocal duet by 4-H alumni Abby Sheppard and Katie Leusink

Multi-county performance: Lip sync/dance by 1999-2001 State 4-H Council Members (organized by Jane Stalter, former Adair County 4-H’er, and Ashley Dierenfeld, former Worth County 4-H’er)

For more information contact the Iowa 4-H Foundation at (515) 294-1607 or iowa4h@iastate.edu.

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ABOUT THE IOWA 4-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM -- 4-H is the nation’s largest youth development organization, serving more than 6 million young people across America who are learning leadership, citizenship, communication and life skills. One quarter of Iowa’s young people are involved in 4-H. In Iowa, 4-H Youth Development is headquartered at the Iowa State University campus in Ames. For more information about joining 4-H, contact your Iowa State University Extension county office at www.extension.iastate.edu/content/county-offices/ or visit www.extension.iastate.edu/4H.

Contacts :

Shelly Greving, Iowa 4-H Foundation Marketing Coordinator (515) 294-1607, shellyg@iastate.edu

De Etta Bohling, Iowa 4-H Foundation Intern, (515) 294-1607, dbohling@iastate.edu

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