Linn County 4-H members in the clothing project participated in the Clothing Event competition on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at the Linn County Extension Office. 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 Division 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, July 2 at the Linn County Fairgrounds.
Those receiving honors and will represent Linn County at the Iowa State Fair in the Senior Clothing Event, and the Senior $15 Challenge are:
Senior Clothing Selection: Caitlin Robertson, Marion
Senior $15 Challenge: Isabel Hogg, Cedar Rapids
Alternate $15 Challenge: Lara Gavin, Robins
Those Junior 4-H’ers receiving Outstanding recognition are:
Junior $15 Challenge: Kaylee Nicholas, Cedar Rapids
Junior Clothing Selection: Lucy Oehler, Cedar Rapids
Junior Fashion Revue: Louise Funk, Cedar Rapids
4-H, the youth component of the Iowa State University Extension, offers opportunities to choose from among fifty different project areas. The 4-H program is open to all urban and rural youth kindergarten through 12th grade. For more information about 4-H, contact the Linn County Extension Office, 383 Collins Road NE, Cedar Rapids or phone 377-9839.