Butler and Hamilton County Farm Bureaus were pleased to have 2,000 members and family attend the 6th annual Farm Bureau Night at Stricker’s Grove Amusement Park. This free event is held for the members of the counties in appreciation of their membership.
Over 1 ton of food donations were received from members as they entered the park and approximately $300 in pet shelter donations were received. The donations were distributed to pantries and shelters in Butler and Hamilton Counties.
Thank you to the county volunteers that help make this event possible. Thank you to all the participants with displays for our members to enjoy. Thank you to Harvest Land Co-op, Joe Conrad Nationwide Insurance, OSU Extension Butler County and CarTeens, Butler Soil and Water Conservation District, Ryan Gries – Fagalys, Farm Safety 4 Just Kids, OSU Extension Hamilton County, Cincinnati Horticulture Society, Hirlinger Chevrolet. Special thanks to Farm Credit Services and the City of Hamilton for the donation of water free to those attending.
Congratulations to the door prize winners from the evening:
$100 Gift Card – Steve Blair
$50 Gift Card – James Sunderman
$50 Gift Card – Randy Ellis
$50 Gift Card – Vernon Krull
$50 Gift Card – Darrick Murphy
Two Chirldren’s Ag Books were donated by the Butler County Farm Bureau Promotion & Education Committee for a drawing for the evening. The winners of the books are Carla McQueen and Donald Lainhart.
Butler and Hamilton County Farm Bureau members can expect the next Farm Bureau Night at Stricker’s Grove event in August of 2013.