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COD : Hubert Reinhold

1995 Certificate of Distinction Winner Hubert Reinhold

Hubert Reinhold

, | Certificate of Distinction: 1995

Northwest Indiana is known for its fertile farmland, The region also is known for its steel mills, Hubert Reinhold, as Northwest Area director of the Purdue Cooperative Extension Service and an active member of his community, worked hard during his career to improve the quality of life on both fronts, A native Hoosier, Reinhold began his career as a vocational-agriculture and science teacher before joining the Cooperative Extension Service, In more than 30 years with Extension, Reinhold helped develop one of Indiana's finest community centers and 4-H parks, created and used a Community Development Study Committee to seek out leaders and improve the quality of life in Porter County, and developed a new fairgrounds/ community center. Reinhold has a bachelor's degree in agricultural education from Purdue and a master's in journalism from Ball State University, He is an avid supporter of the Purdue Agricultural Alumni Association, Reinhold served as chairman of the County Plan Commission, which encompassed development of a comprehensive master plan and the expansion of two massive steel complexes along the shore of Lake Michigan, followed by the addition of the Port of Indiana, He served on the Coordinating Committee for the Kankakee-Elkhart River Basin Study and led efforts to create the Open Space Study Committee that resulted in the Porter County park land preservation effort.
Reinhold’s nomination for the Certificate of Distinction states: “As a dedicated employee for the Purdue Extension Service, Hugh created many new projects in the community that will bear fruit for many years in the future.