GreenStone Farm Credit Services receives highest Michigan 4-H honor
GreenStone Farm Credit Services, headquartered in East Lansing, has been honored with the prestigious Michigan 4 H Citation Award.
October 9, 2018
EAST LANSING, Mich. — GreenStone Farm Credit Services, headquartered in East Lansing, has been honored with the prestigious Michigan 4 H Citation Award. The award was presented on Oct. 5 during the Michigan 4-H Foundation’s 4-H Emerald Awards Ceremony in East Lansing.
Two Michigan 4-H Citation Awards are given each year. They honor individuals and organizations whose multicounty, regional, state or national contributions and support have significantly advanced the work of Michigan State University Extension’s 4-H Youth Development. The contributions of honorees have expanded the capacity of Michigan 4-H to affect the lives of Michigan young people in positive, significant and meaningful ways. This award, given since 1946, is the highest recognition bestowed by Michigan 4-H Youth Development and is presented with support from the Michigan 4-H Foundation.
GreenStone Farm Credit Services has been a partner with Michigan 4-H Youth Development for more than three decades. The organization has been a loyal supporter of 4-H livestock and veterinary science programs for many years, consistently sponsoring the 4-H Beef, Sheep and Swine and the 4-H Veterinary Science workshops at Kettunen Center. The company has also provided annual recognition for 4-H volunteers across the state with its support of the 4-H Award of the Clover. In addition, GreenStone is a strong partner and advocate of county 4-H programs, often as an active supporter of 4-H livestock auctions at county fairs.
GreenStone also shows its commitment to 4-H with representation on the Michigan 4-H Foundation Board of Trustees. The advocacy of GreenStone Farm Credit Services helps build 4-H support across rural communities and among industry leaders.
The 4-H Emerald Awards Ceremony was hosted and emceed by State. Sen. Judy Emmons, a Montcalm County 4-H alumna and 2014 4-H Emerald Clover Society inductee. Dale and Sally Stuby of Centreville also received the Michigan 4-H Citation Award at the event. For more information on the Michigan 4-H Citation Award and awardees, visit https://mi4hfdtn.org/4-h-emerald-awards/michigan-4-h-citation-award/.
The Michigan 4-H Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that supports Michigan 4-H Youth Development. For more information about the Michigan 4-H Foundation, visit www.mi4hfdtn.org. Michigan 4-H Youth Development is the youth-serving program of Michigan State University Extension. More than 209,000 youth are involved in 4-H with the support of 16,000 adult volunteers. For more information about Michigan 4-H, visit www.4h.msue.msu.edu.