Ohio Farm Bureau Young Agricultural Professionals Retreat set for July 10

For Immediate Release

May 10, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Hop, swim, gallop, slither or stampede to an exciting day with the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF).

The OFBF Young Agricultural Professionals (YAP) Summer Retreat will be held Saturday, July 10, 2010 at the world-famous Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.  The event is open to OFBF members between the ages of 18 and 35, as well as their children.

YAP families will begin their day with a self-guided walking safari of the zoo.  Following a delicious lunch, participants will attend a program showing them how to become “agvocates” for agriculture while the kids take part in a special presentation by storyteller Lyn Ford.

The cost is $5 per single, $10 per couple and $15 per family (YAP parents and children under their immediate membership).  Registration includes zoo admission and lunch.  It does not include Jungle Jack’s Landing, Zoombezi Bay, the train and boat rides or parking.  The registration deadline is Thursday, June 24, 2010. To learn more or to register, contact your county Farm Bureau office.

OFBF membership is required to participate in the Summer Retreat.  If you are not a current Farm Bureau member, contact your county Farm Bureau office or visit www.GrowWithFB.org to join.


CONTACT: Darrell Rubel

PHONE: (614) 246-8277

E-MAIL: [email protected]