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Curtis named to 4-H Hall of Fame

Published: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 11:01 a.m. CDT

CORNING — On July 14 at the Adams County Fair, the Adams County Youth and 4-H committee announced that Jim Curtis of Corning will be the 2013 Adams County 4-H Hall of Fame recipient at the Iowa State Fair ceremony Aug. 18 in Des Moines.

Curtis has been a business leader and 4-H supporter in Corning and Adams County for more than 50 years. He does all he can to help youths have a good experience and success with livestock projects. He has given away baby chicks, reduced feed costs for 4-H'ers and FFA members, extended credit at no cost, and paid premium prices for many animals at 4-H Fair sales.

Curtis grew up on a farm and was a 4-Her in Taylor County, attended high school in Corning, and was an FFA member there. He attended a farm short course at Iowa State University and has been a supporter of Adams County Extension and 4-H throughout his life.

Curtis is married to Carolyn (Hill), who was a 4-H'er and 4-H leader in Adams County. Jim and Carolyn contribute to the Adams County 4-H Endowment Fund and have helped make that a successful endeavor in Adams County, as well. Jim was awarded the Honorary 4-H Alumni Award in Adams County in 1979 and the Friends of 4-H Award in Adams County in 2004.

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