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Ohio 4-H Youth Development

Ohio State University Extension


2023 Celebration of Youth

We would like to thank everyone who participated in this year's Celebration of Youth event. We want to extend a special thanks to Rob and Christy Leeds for hosting us at their farm.


View the 2023 Celebration of Youth photo gallery here.


Thank you to our event sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor


Platinum Clover

Ohio Farm Bureau

Gold Clover

Bob Evans Farms

Farm Credit Mid-America

Heartland Bank

Ohio Electric Cooperatives

Silver Clover

Kalmbach Feeds

Scotts Miracle-Gro

Bronze Clover


Barrett, Easterday, Cunningham, & Eselgroth and Carolyn Eselgroth & Thomas Counts

Pat Brundige


Heimerl Farms

Monte Christopher Holdings

David & Alice Miskell

Larry & Betsy Moore

Ohio Corn & Wheat

Oney's Milkyway Farms

Norma Pitts

Riverside Bank of Dublin

H. David and Roberta Wallace, in memory of Paul Hall

Jeff & Pamela Watkins

Green Clover

Jill Adelsberger

Ag Resource Management

Trisha Barhorst

Kirk & Marlise Bloir

Tom & Donnette Calhoon

COBA/Select Sires

Tim & Karen Corcoran

Corrosion Technology System, LLC

Neil B. Distelhorst

Joan Eyerman

Paul Hall and Associates

The Huffman Family

Inspire PR Group

Bob & Linda Joseph

Charles & Gwyenna Lifer

Ohio AgriBusiness Association

Ohio Agricultural Association

Ohio Harness Horsemen's Association

Ohio Park Council

Connie & Gerald Oney

Joel Oney

Jim & Nancy Patterson

Bob & Lisa Peterson


Brent & Tami Porteus

Rural Beans Roastery

Chris & Jane Scott

Doug & Cindy Tenney

United Producers, Inc.

Cozetta Vessel

Dr. Jackie & Darryl Wilkins

Cloverbud Clover

Mary & Benjamin Bartilson

Melissa Bell

Jean & Irv Bell

Sarah & John Bolte

Connie & Denny Cahill

Clarence & Jane Cunningham

Don & Susan Drummond

Lynn Elfner

Tim & Glenda Huffman

Bobby Moser

Larry & Eileen Rhonemus

Don & Jane Schriver

Law Offices of Robert J. Simon

Vallery & Dorn Insurance

Cozetta Vessel

Kristy Watters

Spark & Cathy Weilnau


Thank you to our auction donors!

4-H Camp Ohio

A La Meg


Almendinger Sawmill

Art @ 43203

Barbara Wagoner

Berkshire Hathaway Calhoon Company, Realtors

Bob & Linda Joseph

Bob & Lisa Peterson

BOGS Boots

Buckeye Family Farms

Buckeye Valley Beef Cooperative

Butler County Extension

C. Kreuger's

Campbell Reese at the Patterson Family

Carolyn Eselgroth

Cathy Cronin

Champions Choice Lamp Camp

Cincinnati Reds

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Columbus Blue Jackets

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Connie Cahill

Connie Shaw

Covelli Enterprises

Cozetta Vessel

Dan Wampler

Debonné Vineyards

Devra Cornell

Donatos Pizza

Dusty & Tara Durbin

Ellen Robinson

EMusselman Photography & Design

Fairfield Inn & Suites

Farm Credit Mid-America

Ferrante Winery & Ristorante

Greauga feed & Grain Supply

Greg Wright

Hannah Epley

Harold & Becky Cropper

Heather Villa

High Bank Distillery

Hirzel Canning Company

Jeff & Pamela Watkins

Joel Oney

Kameron Rinehart

Kayle Mast Photography

Kevin & Angie Otte


Lighthouse Fishing Adventures, LLC

Lincoln Way Vineyards

Linda's 3 Antiques Art & Custom Framing

Lorain County 4-H Endowment Board

Lost Trail Winery

Mary & Rebekah Roediger

Mary Beth Arensberg

MVP Dairy

Nancy & Lowell Lohman

National 4-H Council


Nature's Honey Tree

Nelson & Elizabeth Thomas

Norma Pitts

Ohio Beef Council

Ohio Poultry Association

Ohio Wine Producers

Otte Ag, LLC

Pappas Restaurants

Pat Brundige

Patterson Fruit Farm

Paul Hall & Associates Insurance

Pickaway County 4-H

Pleiades Maple Products

Reiterman Feed & Supply

Ross County 4-H Committee

Rural Beans Roastery

Rural Roads & Routes Boutique by KMP

Sally Malaret

Scarlet Stables

Sew True Designs

Sugarwood Family Farms

Tate Flower Farm

The Estate of Dr. Paul Leidheiser

The Farmer's Pantry

The Midwest Pallet

The Naked Branch

TinCap Hard Cider

Tom & Donnette Calhoon

Tony Seegers

Tracy Dendinger

Tuscarawas County 4-H

Vice President and Dean Cathann A. Kress

Washington County 4-H Advisory Committee