Farm-City Committee planning awards banquet, swap

first_img Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthBet You’re Pretty Curious About Jaden’s Net Worth Right About Now, HuhBradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Skip Email the author Sponsored Content Book Nook to reopen The Farm-City Committee, which sponsors the annual Farm-City Week activities, is a vital committee of the Chamber.At its Tuesday meeting, the Farm-City Committee discussed upcoming Farm-City Week events and activities that will bring the partnership between the rural and urban communities to the forefront.One of those activities is to bring greater awareness of Farm-City Week to Pike County communities through volunteer speaking. Published 11:00 pm Tuesday, September 10, 2013 Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Those who got up this morning, got dressed and grabbed a bite to eat are already participants in Farm-City Week 2013 activities.For it is America’s farmers who produce the food and fiber for our daily lives and it’s the urban creatures that manufacture agricultural equipment and market farm products to the masses.That’s the message of Farm-City Week, said Kathy Sauer, Pike County Chamber of Commerce president. You Might Like ON THE GREEN Participants take swing during the tournament. The Pike County Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Chamber’s Fall Open golf tournament… read more “Several members of the Farm-City Committee will be available to speak to clubs, organizations and churches about Farm-City Week and how it helps to strengthen the relationship between the rural and urban communities,” Sauer said. “We encourage anyone who would like to have a member of the Farm-City Committee present a program to contact the Chamber office at 334-566-2294 to make arrangements.”The Chamber would also appreciate suggestions for the Farm-City Swap.“Each year, members of the farming and city communities swap jobs for a day. In so doing, each one gains a better understanding of and appreciation for what the other does,” said Randy Hale, committee chair.Max Davis chairs the Farm-City Swap committee and always welcomes input from the community. The Chamber office will relay any suggestions to Davis, Hale said. By The Penny Hoarder By Jaine Treadwell Latest Stories Jeff Knotts, chair of the awards committee, said nomination forms for the Farm-City Awards are available at the FSA and Chamber offices. The forms are not complex, but specific information about the nominee is required.The awards recognize those who have made outstanding contributions to agriculture during the year and include farm awards, service recognition awards and a city award.“Farm-City Week will be celebrated across the nation Nov. 22-28. In Pike County, we will have several events leading up to the weeklong celebration,” Hale said.“This year’s Farm-City Week theme is ‘Alabama Agriculture: Growing for You and Me’ and that will be our theme for the Farm-City Banquet.”The annual awards and recognition banquet will be Nov. 7 at Cattleman Park. Tickets will be available at the Chamber and FSA offices.The Pike County Farm-City Week activities will also include an exhibit at the Pike County Fair, mini-farms at local schools, a Red Hat Ladies tour, participation in the Peanut Butter Festival and poster and essay contests at local schools.The Farm-City Committee welcomed new members, Alan Boothe, Jeremy Lowery, Jim Medley, Jessica Morris, Jeremiah Rodgers, Bart Wallace and Ed Whatley.“New members always bring new ideas and energy to the committee,” Hale said. “We are proud to have them and look forward to working with them.” Farm-City Committee planning awards banquet, swap Print Article Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kitslast_img read more