Annual 4-H Jubilee recognizing members

LACONIA — More than 50 4-H members and leaders were recently recognized for their contributions to the Belknap County 4-H Program at the Annual 4-H Jubilee.

Over 100 attendees enjoyed the special ambiance of the Historic Belknap Mill while dining on Turkey Pies donated by Hart's Turkey Farm in Meredith as well as a plethora of pot luck side dishes and desserts.

Cheyenne Longley of Northfield was the winner of the 2013 Governor's Trophy at the Belknap County 4-H Fair served as mistress of ceremonies. Some of the highlights of the evening included: 4-H members, leaders and volunteers were recognized for their contributions for not only this past year but some for up to 25 years of service; over 45 Best of Show awards to 4-H members from their entries at the fair, a traditional Nepalese dance demonstration by 4-H member Anjana Dulal of Laconia, 2013 4-H Leader of the Year to Carolee Longley of Northfield, 2013 Friend of 4-H Award to Mary Ellen Boudman of Laconia, I Dare You Leadership Award to Champa Dulal of Laconia, and The Bert Southwick Junior Achievement Award to Daisy Burns of Sanbornton.