Clay County 4-H Membership Dues Decreased with Help from MaxYield

4-H accepting MaxYield donation

Photo caption: Jo Engel, county youth coordinator, Sarah Dirks, in-school and adult program director, and Amy Forrette, county associate director youth programming accept a contribution from MaxYield that will decrease the cost of 4-H membership in Clay County. 
News Release:
MaxYield Cooperative recently presented Clay County Extension and Outreach with a contribution aimed at decreasing the cost of enrollment in 4-H youth programs.
 
“4-H has long been a key resource for youth development in our local communities, and clubs continue to offer high-quality educational programs. Making 4-H membership accessible to more families is important to MaxYield Cooperative. That’s why we contribute more than $13,000 to 4-H in seven northern Iowa counties annually,” said Chad Meyer, client relations/communications leader at MaxYield.
 
“We’re continuing our support of local 4-H and commitment to our youth,” said Meyer.  “Recently, we presented a contribution for $10 per 4-H member in Clay County to decrease the cost of 4-H membership.”
 
MaxYield has two goals as it helps support 4-H. “First, we want to make 4-H an affordable youth program for local families, especially families that have multiple children enrolled,” Meyer said. “Second, by paying a portion of each 4-H member’s enrollment fee, we are able to continue our mission in supporting 4-H so that each member benefits.”
 
About MaxYield Cooperative
MaxYield Cooperative is a member-owned, diversified agricultural cooperative founded in 1915 and is headquartered in West Bend, IA. The cooperative has 24 locations and three Cenex convenience stores in Iowa. MaxYield also provides grain origination and accounting services for two Iowa feed mills. For more information, visit MaxYield online at www.MaxYieldCoop.com and www.FromTheField.com.  

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