August 2009
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4-H Coordinator has influenced Thousands


Alabama’s 4-H program has played an important role in Betty Gottler’s life. The colorful ribbons are from her winning 4-H efforts as a girl.

Principal Planner of Centennial Celebration

Participants in Alabama’s 4-H programs have always been part of one big family—something Betty Gottler has known all her life.

Other than teaching home economics for a few years after college, 4-H is just about all she’s known. Each day makes her appreciate her good fortune.

Last year and this year is even more special than the others because, as Alabama’s 4-H Youth Development Program Coordinator, she’s had the responsibility of planning events commemorating the organization’s 100th birthday which continues into late summer.