4-H’s Community Servant of 2017 is active with Buffalo County Fair

Penny Pronschinske was awarded the 4-H Community Servant award by Cara Lee Wiersgalla at the annual meeting of the Buffalo County Fair Association.

Penny Pronschinske, of rural Waumandee, and of Glencoe Hustlers 4-H club was awarded the third annual Buffalo County 4-H Community Servant Award by Cara Lee Wiersgalla of Golden Hornets 4-H on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at the Buffalo County Fair Association meeting at the Alma Courthouse. The award recognizes an individual with exemplary service to 4-H and the community through an ongoing commitment to community service and to making a positive impact on the community. Pronschinske was nominated for this salute to excellence for her undying contribution to community members and youth across Buffalo County, especially with her efforts at the Buffalo County Fair. For several years Penny Pronschinske has been a Fair Board Director, chair of the meat animal auction committee, the coordinator for weigh-ins, the swine superintendent at the Buffalo County Fair. Last year, Penny worked to develop a Friends of the Fair group that raised significant funds for fairground improvements. She also chaired the first ever Buffalo County Fair 5K run/walk in 2017. Pronschinske is also an active volunteer in the Glencoe Hustlers 4-H club and is active with her children’s sports, church and school activities. Penny Pronschinske truly embodies what it means to be a community servant through 4-H and the larger community. The 4-H Community Servant Award is provided on behalf of the Buffalo County 4‑H Leaders Association and the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation through the generous support of their donors.

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