Tuesday, June 16, 2015

4-H'ers in Action Photo Contest - Entries Due July 10, 2015

You can be a part of the Story County Fair
  • Anyone can enter – youth or adult
  • You may or may not be or have been a 4-H’er
  • You do not need to have taken the photo
  • Photo must feature a 4-H member or members involved in a 4-H activity
  • Photo can be current (since Jan. 2013) or historic
  • Photos will be judged on the 4-H story they tell
  • No entry fees
  • If you enter a 4-H photo taken in 1940, you will be considered for the 1940 Jack Pot prize of $75.
  • Please mount photo on a sheet of white paper and include:
Who is in the picture, what is the 4-H activity, the year when it was taken, and where it was taken

  • Place in a plastic sheet protector

Entries are due Monday, July 10, 2015, 5 PM at the
Story County Extension Office, Nevada

For more information on classes and an entry form, check the 2015 county fair book, which is available at the Story County Extension Office or on line at www.sc-fair.com

Story County Fair will be July 25 – 29, 2015

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Ames Historical Society Lecture - June 16, 2015

June Lecture Series:  
Just Passing Through: Noteworthy Iowa State Graduates
Tuesday, June 16, 7:00pm 
at the Ames City Auditorium
$3 freewill donation suggested 
As a college town, Ames has been a short-term home to many thousands of students who came here to live while earning a degree. Hear remarkable stories of some of our more recent temporary residents from the ISU Alumni Association's Carole Gieseke and Jim Heemstra. They traveled to all 50 states to interview and photograph Iowa State graduates for a special publication and exhibit called "Visions Across America." A display of 20 of Jim's extraordinary photographs will accompany the presentation. 2015 Lecture Series sponsored in part by Olde Main Brewing Company. 
This is the final lecture in the Ames Historical Society's Annual Lecture Series.  Location of the Ames City Auditorium is 520 Sixth Street, Ames, Iowa.