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Henry, IL 61537
Phone: 309-364-2356
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News Release

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Marshall-Putnam 4-H announced its 4-H Ambassadors



Photo from left to right:  Athena Lindstrom, Molly Boyd and Cassie Johnson

Marshall-Putnam 4-H announced its 4-H Ambassadors on Tuesday July 19, during the 4-H Show.  This year’s ambassadors are Molly Boyd, Cassie Johnson and Athena Lindstrom.

Molly Boyd is a member of PC Progressors. She is the daughter of Helen Lenkaitis of Hennepin and attends Putnam County High School. Molly is also a member of Ag SPIN and Soo 4-H Sewing clubs. Over the years, Molly has participated in several projects including clothing, dairy cattle, foods, intercultural, interior design and several more. As an Ambassador Molly would like to encourage more youth to join  4-H.

Cassie Johnson is also a member of PC Progressors. She is the daughter of Brandon and Becky Johnson of Magnolia, and attends Putnam County High School.  Cassie is also a member of 4-H Federation, Ag SPIN, Sooo 4-H Sewing and Dog SPIN clubs.  During Cassie’s 4-H career she has participated in clothing, crops, dogs, electricity foods, horticulture, poultry and visual arts to name a few. As an Ambassador Cassie would like to be a part of State committees to help organize 4-H events on a state level.

Athena Lindstrom is a member of Saratoga Leadaways. She is the daughter of Aaron Lindstrom of Henry and she attends Henry-Senachwine High School. Athena is an active member of Federation, Sooo 4-H Sewing, M-P Robotics, Shooting Sports and Tech Wizards. Athena has enjoyed learning about Robotics, 3-D printing, foods, shooting sports, welding, clothing and visual arts.  Athena is excited to spread the word of 4-H and be on State committees to further support 4-H as an Ambassador.

Congratulations to the new Marshall-Putnam 4-H Ambassadors.

If you would like one or all these Ambassadors to come to your group to speak on 4-H, please contact Anne Scheel at 309 364-2356.

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If you have questions or need more information please call University of Illinois Extension, Bureau-LaSalle-Marshall-Putnam Unit at 309 364-2356.  Extension offices are located in Princeton, Ottawa, Henry and in Oglesby on the IVCC campus.




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