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Union County Farm Bureau receives 2015 Women’s Gold Star Award of Excellence

Union County Farm Bureau receives 2015 Women’s Gold Star Award of Excellence

Bill Stephens

December 7th, 2015

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Union County Farm Bureau was recognized last week for the achievements of its women’s program this year and received the 2015 Gold Star Award of Excellence during Kentucky Farm Bureau’s annual meeting in Louisville.

A release states the award honors county Women’s Committees for active participation in leadership development programs, agricultural promotion, educational initiatives and numerous other aspects of support to the local Farm Bureau.

In addition, as previously reported last week by WMSK News…the Union County Farm Bureau also was recognized with a 2015 Safety Challenge Award for producing a safety/health event for fifth-grade students in the area, which included fourteen stations for students that covered a wide variety of safety topics such as fire, water, ATV and toxic materials.

Kentucky Farm Bureau is the state’s largest general farm organization with more than 468-thousand member families statewide. Approximately 15-hundred members attended the KFB’s annual meeting in Louisville last week to recognize this year’s individual and organizational achievements and adopt policy for 2016.

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Photo cutline: Tammy White (right), of the Union County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee, accepts the 2015 Gold Star Award of Excellence from Betty Farris (left), chair of the Kentucky Farm Bureau state Women’s Committee. The award was presented during a December 4 recognition program at the 96th Kentucky Farm Bureau annual meeting.

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