Web Exclusive: Winnebago County Farm Bureau holds annual meeting

Web Exclusive: Winnebago County Farm Bureau holds annual meeting


The Winnebago County Farm Bureau will hold its 83rd Annual Meeting Friday, March 7, at Giovanni’s Restaurant on Bell School Road in Rockford.

The program will feature John Phipps, an agriculture journalist, from Chrisman, Ill. He writes humor and commentary, appearing regularly in Farm Journal and Top Producer magazines as a contributing editor. Since 1994, he has been providing speaking and writing services to agriculture, agribusiness, and rural communities. From seminars and keynotes, to articles and commentary, Phipps generates up-to-the-minute provocative presentations that stimulate interest and response.

A social time will begin at 5:30 p.m., a sit-down dinner will be served at 6:45 p.m. with the Call to Order at 8 p.m. The Bureau will also be electing four directors for a term of three years.

Members will have a choice of New York Strip Steak or Orange Roughy. Farm Bureau members wishing to attend the meal should send their meal selection(s) along with their reservation and a check for $10 per person to the Winnebago County Farm Bureau at 1925 S. Meridian Rd., Rockford, or call the Farm Bureau at 962-0613.

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