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Allen County’s Top Green Leaf 4-H Garden award winner announced

The following statement was issued Wednesday by the 4-H Youth Development Extension:

Green Leaf, Inc. and Indiana 4-H Youth Development Present Special Award to Allen County 4-H Grand Prize Gardening Winner Erin Ryan

Green Leaf Recognize Grand Prize Winners in all 92 Counties and Will Name Nine Regional Winners

(FORT WAYNE), IN–July, 30, 2014–Green Leaf®, Incorporated, a Fontanet, Indiana manufacturer of agricultural products, and Indiana 4-H Youth Development are pleased to name Erin Ryan of Fort Wayne as Allen County’s Top Green Leaf 4-H Garden Award Winner.

During the 2014 Allen County Fair, held July 22-27, Erin Ryan was named the 4-H grand prize gardening winner and in addition was recognized by the fair as the Top Green Leaf 4-H Garden Award Winner, a new award presented this year. Ryan received a $25 Visa gift card and plaque.

As one of the 92 county fair 4-H grand prize gardening winners, Ryan is now eligible to be considered for one of nine regional Green Leaf 4-H prizes to be presented in each of the following markets: Chicago, Cincinnati, Evansville, Ft. Wayne, Indianapolis, Lafayette, Louisville, South Bend and Terre Haute. Regional winners will receive a $50 Visa gift card and trophy.

“For countless years, 4-H has enriched the lives of youth,” says Sasha Stanton, PR/Marketing Director of Green Leaf. “As a business in the agricultural industry, Green Leaf endeavors to give back to our community in a way that helps youth cultivate an appreciation for gardening and for our earth. We are thrilled to partner with Indiana 4-H Youth Development to encourage young Hoosiers to garden.”

About Green Leaf, Incorporated

Green Leaf®, Incorporated began manufacturing products for the agricultural industry in 1979 and has grown to specialize in designing and manufacturing injection molded nylon and polypropylene agricultural products. Keeping pace with technology, Green Leaf utilizes fully automated robotics in its manufacturing and the latest equipment in product stamping and special packaging. Green Leaf products are available through various distribution networks and retail outlets.

Through its complete line of liquid handling products, which includes valves, cam lever couplings and fittings, Green Leaf continually strives to meet the current needs of customers, while anticipating their future needs. More about Green Leaf can be found at green-leaf.us.

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