Rod accepts 4-H, Extension award

Ralph Rod (center) is presented an award certificate for his late wife, Pat Rod, a dedicated 4-H and Extension volunteer. The award, “In Recognition for Outstanding Service to the 4-H Youth Development Program” is presented by Denise Oberle (left), assistant dean and director 4-H Youth Development, State  4-H Office, and Jill Guynn (right), county director for University of Illinois Extension - Bureau, LaSalle, Marshall, Putnam counties. Pat Rod was recognized at the State 4-H Clover Celebration at the Illinois State Fair and provided more than 45 years of service to the Extension and 4-H organization.