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Meet the '09 Iowa 4-H Clover Corolla Interns!

Meet Maddi
Maddi Sieck grew up in Glenwood, Iowa and is currently a senior in Advertising at Iowa State University. She loves to golf, paint and play piano. Maddi is the Iowa 4-H Foundation Marketing Intern working with Silas to schedule, promote, and exhibit the '09 Iowa 4-H Clover Corolla Raffle. They are traveling all over Iowa to county and state events selling tickets and raising money for 4-H in Iowa! If the Clover Corolla isn’t coming to your county - catch up with Maddi and Silas at the Iowa State Fair in the 4-H Exhibit building!

D.B. Why doesn’t the U.S. drop daisies on other countries to let them know we love them?
M.S. 1) We don't have enough daisies.
2) Some people might have allergies.
I propose we drop cupcakes on other countries. Cupcakes are smaller versions of cakes, and are in no way offensive, they would also help feed the hungry!

D.B. Would you rather be able to stop time while you slept or never need to do laundry?
M.S. I hate doing laundry! So I would stop time while I slept. Here is my thinking: If I can stop time when I sleep, I would be able to get 8 hours more done everyday. With my extra 8 hours, I would get another job, probably a fun job, like being a wedding planner! Then I would become twice as rich and pay somebody to do my laundry and dust my house!

Meet Silas
Silas Pippitt is a senior at Iowa State and is studying public relations. He will be graduating at the end of the summer and is looking forward to working full time in the professional world. Silas grew up in several places in southern Iowa including Keosaqua, Cantril, Essex, and Red Oak. Silas will be joining Maddi with working on the car raffle this summer and plans to sell lots of tickets!

D.B. What was the best thing before sliced bread?
S.P. Bread. Before sliced bread you would get a whole loaf of bread with your meal. If fact that was the recommended serving size. After slicing the bread the lowered the serving size and charged more for the whole loaf. This is a huge rip off because it takes about a whole loaf to feel like you have had any bread at all. It was all just a money making scheme dreamed up by the bread factory kings.

D.B. Would you rather have needles for leg hair or have flares shoot out of your nose every time you say “the”?
S.P. Without having to consider, I would choose the flares shooting out of my nose every time I say "the". It would be great! Think about much more dramatic everything you said would be. It would be like being at a sporting event with everything in your life being announced. Your at a restaurant and you say, "Can you please pass thhhhheeeee (FLARES) ketchup!!!" Or you get asked what you did last weekend, "I took my boat to thhhheeeee (FLARES) lake!!!" You get the idea.

Look for Maddi and Silas at your next event! If you would like to invite them and the Clover Corolla to your town, shoot an e-mail to or You can check them out at and follow them on Twitter- "iowa4hraffle".

-DeEtta Bohling, Social Networking and Events
Iowa 4-H Foundation


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