Chuck Kruschke, St, Croix County, WI 4-H Salute to Excellence Outstanding Lifetime Volunteer. Chuck has volunteered for over 50 years. “He is an inspiration” shared past 4-H member Claudia Lenz. Chuck has worked tirelessly to support youth and agriculture statewide. When Chuck reflects on his years of volunteer service he shared, “It is all about the kids.”
Chuck makes a difference:
- Supporting youth to learn about dairy though coaching the dairy cattle judging team, helping youth learn to give oral reasons
- Fostering teamwork, problem- solving and decision making as he coaches and supports youth
- Impacting the community by fundraising for new facilities at St. Croix County fairgrounds
- Providing education through St. Croix County Farm City Days
“Chuck has encouraged so many of our youth to understand what it takes to not only exhibit animals at the fair, but to excel and take an interest in a career in the dairy industry,” shared a current project leader and former 4-H member. Chuck has a wonderful sense of humor as he encourages and supports young people.