Linn County 4-H members in the clothing project participated in the Clothing Event competition on Thursday, June 11, 2015. 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 28 at the Linn County Fairgrounds.
Those receiving honors and will represent Linn County at the Iowa State Fair are:
Senior Clothing Selection: Kelly Breja, Cedar Rapids
$15 Challenge: MiKayla Bowen, Center Point
Fashion Review: Katie Hamilton, Cedar Rapids
The following youth were chosen to represent Linn County at the Regional Intermediate Coral Ridge Clothing Event:
Intermediate $15 Challenge: Elizabeth Sourwine, Marion
Intermediate Clothing Selection: Catie Schrader, Cedar Rapids
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.