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Salute to Excellence

Application deadline: typically September 30

Salute to Excellence is a national recognition program for 4-H adult volunteers. Two separate awards are given; one for volunteers with more than 10 years in 4-H, and one for those with less than 10 years. Minnesota winners receive a plaque and are nominated for the North Central Regional contest. Winners at the regional contest qualify for the national contest.

See flyer (coming soon)for more details.

To nominate a volunteer for the Salute to Excellence Award, please contact Brenda Shafer at Nomination requires three letters of recommendation and a completed nomination form.

Nominations include three letters of recommendation and the nomination form. The nomination details and forms are requested from

Awards Event

Minnesota award is presented at the M4-HAVA Forum usually held in February.

Questions? Contact Brenda Shafer at

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