4-H Ontario Recognizes 50-year Puslinch Volunteer


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Volunteer – Joan Law has been volunteering with her local 4-H club for 50 years. She was recently recognized for her achievement at the annual meeting on April 2. From left: Monsanto Canada Inc sales associate Jenna MacDougall, Ontario 4-H council president Tammy Oswick-Kearney, Joan Law and 4-H Ontario executive director Debra Brown. ( submitted photo / Wellington Advertiser )


by Olivia Rutt.

“Learn to do by doing” is the 4-H motto and Joan Law has being “doing” for 50 years.

Law was 37 when she first started volunteering with 4-H in Puslinch Township. She was raising eight children on her farm at the time.

Law was a part of the Badenoch Women’s Institute, which sponsored 4-H, when there was a call for volunteer 4-H leaders.

She decided that she would join as a leader and she hasn’t looked back.

“I wanted to give back to the community,” she said.

Fifty years later, Law has been recognized for her long-term service by 4-H Ontario. At a 4-H Ontario Conference and Annual Meeting on April 2, Law received a volunteer award along with three other 4-H leaders, each with over 45 years of service….

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