The Otoe County 4-H Foundation is hosting its annual banquet on Saturday, Feb. 2, at the Kimmel Event Center in Syracuse. Doors open at 6 p.m., appetizers will be enjoyed at 6:30 p.m., with a four meat dinner served at 7 p.m.
The banquet program will highlight the mission of the Otoe County 4-H Foundation. The banquet will also provide a fun evening to raise funds for the future of 4-H in Otoe County through a silent auction and live auction.  
The keynote speaker for the evening is Tiffany Heng-Moss, recently named UNL’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR).    As an administrator, she led the development of CASNR’s graduate education framework, graduate attributes and a smart enrollment growth framework. Prior to her administrative role, Tiffany developed and taught both graduate and undergraduate courses in the Department of Entomology.
Tiffany was raised on a farm near Talmage, while her husband, Mike, is from a farm near Burr. They both graduated from Nemaha Valley.
Banquet tickets are $25 a piece or $180 for a table of eight.  Tickets can be purchased by contacting the Nebraska Extension in Otoe County Office by Friday, Jan. 25 at 402-269-2301 or by contacting an Otoe County 4-H Foundation Director.  
Board of Directors include Ashley Baragary, John Crook, Mark Easter, Dave Hall, Erin Johnson, Lacy Johnson, Erin Steinhoff, Lynnet Talcott, and Michael Wieckhorst II.