Town of Cassel centennial
Cassel 4-H Club, pp. 64-67
Cassel Rockets 4-H, pp. 67-68
Cassd 4-H Leaders - Celebrating in 1985 - Dolores Marzynski receiving Top 4-H County Dolores Marzynski - 25 years, Dolores Bergs - Leader Award 35years Over the years, members have been involved with various Community services such as providing lunch for Lead- ers Federation meetings, working at the Recycling Center; distributing dairy prod- ucts for June Dairy Month, sponsoring a petting zoo, cleaning up the Park and the Town Hall, baking cupcakes for the Nutri- tion Center, doing a mailing for the Wisconsin Heart Association, serving lunch for Marathon Forage Days and a Bike-a-Thon for Cystic Fibrosis. Some of the fun activities include 4-H Camps, Halloween parties, bake sales, Christmas caroling, bowling, swimming, roller skating, ice skating, sleigh ride and a trip to Noah's Ark and the Baraboo Circus In past years, the Dairy project was very strong. Currently, members are expanding into horses, demonstrations, poultry, music and drama. Because of the larger enrollment, Patti Heil joined Diane Leist as Co-Leader. Dolores Marzynski still works actively with the Club as Exploring Leader and at the Wisconsin Valley Fair as an Exploring Volunteer. MARZYNSKI GETS TOP 4-H COUNTY LEADER AWARD. Dolores Marzynski, a leader for a total of 26 years in the Cassel 4-H Club and now in the Casa-mara Raiders Club, recently received the C.J. McCleavy Award, the top award a leader can achieve. The awards were given at the Marathon County 4-H Awards Banquet which was held on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 5, at the Rib River Ballroom. Mrs. Marzynski has been involved with the gardening, home furnishings and awards 4-H projects. Her three children, Dale, Diane and Debra were active in 4-H, receiving many awards. Since their graduations, she has been active as an Explorer Leader, helping at the Wisconsin Valley Fair and in the Plat Book Ad Campaign. CASSEL ROCKETS 4-H This year the Cassel Rockets 4-H will celebrate their thirty year anniversary, as it was organized in February of 1961. Mn and Mrs. Dewey Schulz were the first general leaders, with Donald King elected the first club president and the club having seventeen members. In 1964, Mrs. Al King became general leader. In addition to exhibiting at the Wisconsin Valley Fair and the Athens fair interest in the club turned to competing in the county drama festival. In 1965 Mrs. Herman Schulz directed their first play, "Genius, Jr." In 1965, Don King directed the play, "Gammer Gurton's Needle," and the Club went on to receive their first blue rating. This was the year the club also won its first County softball championship, defeating the Texas Ramblers, with Ed Heil hitting a grandslam homerun. The team was coached by Mr. Al King. In 1966, Mrs. Al King directed the club in county music competition, doing a Hawaiian Dance and singing some Mary Poppins songs, receiving a blue rating. Mrs. King also directed the drama presentation of "The Dummy." As the years went by, the club empha- sis continued with sports, under the lead- ership of Dave Guralski in softball, and Ed Heil in basketball and volleyball. They continued to win many championship CASSEL ROCKETS 4-H Canterbuy Tales - In 1967 the play "Canterbury Tales'" directed by Don King won a blue rating in state competition. Cast members were Ron King, William Schulz, Jeanne King, Joyce Hell and Kathy King Club member Brent Hell deomonstrating trimming of sheep with the help of project leader Ed Heil. Other club members shown include Tracey and Gail Szymanski, Amber Heil, Michelle King, Mark Heil, Jeremy Lewis, Jarod Lamberg and Heather Heil. Also present is leader Kim Ninabuck.
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