Linn County 4-H members in the clothing project participated in the Clothing Event competition on Tuesday, June 17, 2014. For the clothing selection division, 4-H’ers competing, selected outfits that represented the member’s intended use of the outfit. In the Fashion Revue division members constructed a garment of their choice. The $15 challenge challenges youth to create an outfit for under $15 from alternative sources such as resale stores. After judging, the participants have the opportunity to model their outfits at the Fashion Show on Sunday, June 29 at the Linn County Fairgrounds.
Junior members participating in the $15 Challenge who received Honorable Mention were:
- Katie Flitsch, Central City and Kennedy Oleson, Cedar Rapids.
Those receiving honors and will represent Linn County at the Iowa State Fair are:
- Senior Clothing Selection: Mikayla Bowen, Center Point
- $15 Challenge: JD Waybill, Central City
- Fashion Review: Katie Hamilton, Cedar Rapids
- Intermediate $15 Challenge:
- Patrick Hansen, Coggon,
- Tracie Martinson, Cedar Rapids,
- Colleen Lukestich, Marion
For more information about joining 4-H – as a volunteer or as a member, contact the Linn County Extension Office, 383 Collins Road NE, Cedar Rapids, or phone 377-9839. 4-H Youth Development programs provide youth experiences in project learning, communication, citizenship, leadership and personal decision making skills.
Extension programs are available to all without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age or disability.