The Otoe County 4-H Foundation is hosting its annual banquet on Saturday, Feb. 3, at the Kimmel Event Center in Syracuse.  Doors open at 6 p.m., appetizers will be enjoyed at 6:30 p.m., with a roast beef and smoked Windsor chop 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 Steve Waller, Interim Director for the UNL Center for Grassland Studies and the former Dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.
Banquet tickets are $25 a piece or $180 for a table of eight.  Tickets can be purchased by contacting the Otoe County Extension Office by Wednesday, Jan. 24 at 402-269-2301 or by contacting an Otoe County 4-H Foundation Director.  
Board of Directors include:  John Crook, Wayne Clymer, Mark Easter, Dave Hall, Lacy Johnson, Emma Porter, Donna Sluka Smith, and Michael Wieckhorst II.