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4-H Foundation Important Volunteer of the Year Award

Every April, the 4-H Foundation presents an Important Volunteer of the Year (IVY) Award to an individual who has gone above and beyond to support Arapahoe County 4-H. Nominations may be made by anyone in the 4-H community.

Nominees may be 4-H leaders, members of the Fair committee involved with 4-H exhibits, Foundation members, or members of an advisory group involved with 4-H. Nominees should be highly involved with 4-H club activities, and volunteerism in county, district, state and national programs is also considered. Nominations are due each February and should be submitted to the 4-H Office.


How to Nominate a Volunteer
The nomination period for the 2016 IVY Award is now closed.


Past IVY Award Winners

2016 – Jim Kelley
2015 – Katy Vincent
2014Kath O’Malley
2013 – Darlene Buglovsky
2012 Shelly Moorman
2011Toni Gaffney
2010 – Alice and Steve Linnebur
2009 – Janell Amundson
2008 – Susan Einarsen
2007 – Rita Campbell
2006 – Mary Madsen
2005 – Marilyn Wentz
2004 – Kate Kleen
2003 – Andrea Loughry
2002 – Marilyn Chisholm
2001 – Susanne Sarasin
2000 – Sid Overton
1999 – Ellie Reiser
1998 – Melody Kollath
1997 – Sally Eliasen
1996 – Jim Wolf
1995 – Marge Collum
1994 – Carmen Moyer
1993 – Shardy Paul
1992 – Kathy McDaniel; Carol Prudhomme
1991 – Barbara Holthaus