Lifetime achievement 4-H honor for Oneida woman

Staff Writer
Geneseo Republic
Diane Holmes of Oneida has won a lifetime achievement honor from 4-H officials.

Three 4-H volunteers were named University of Illinois Extension finalists for the 4-H Salute to Excellence Outstanding Lifetime Volunteer Award.

Recipients included Nancy Haire of Kane County, Diane Holmes of Knox County, and Jodi Sanders of Iroquois County.

Holmes has been a leader of the Wataga Trailblazers 4-H Club for the past 29 years.

She was selected to represent Region 2 (west central Illinois) as the Outstanding Lifetime Volunteer and received the award on Aug. 10 at the Illinois State Fair Clover Celebration Ceremony.