Ohio Farm Bureau Centennial

Ohio Farm Bureau Centennial

Dec. 6-7, Ohio Farm Bureau will hold its 100th Annual Meeting in Columbus, kicking off a yearlong celebration of our Centennial in 2019. Ohio Farm Bureau was founded Jan. 27, 1919 on the campus of Ohio State University.

The centennial is a celebration of the people who have each played a part in Farm Bureau’s success over the years, and members are invited to participate in this milestone for our organization.

Centennial Concert with Chase Bryant

Chase BryantDec. 7

8:30 p.m.

Columbus Convention Center

Free admission for Ohio Farm Bureau members. This is a private, members only event. Click the blue button above to reserve tickets. Tickets must be reserved by Nov. 26.

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Chase Bryant is a Texas native and was named one of the “Best Things We Saw” at CMA Music Fest 2014‚ by Rolling Stone. His songs include “Room to Breathe,” “Little Bit of You,” “Change Your Name” and his debut single “Take It On Back.” Learn more about Chase at chasebryant.com.

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Keepsakes for purchase at the annual meeting

History Book: Enjoy our story and photographs in this commemorative book

Promotional Items: Vintage T-shirts, pint glasses, hats, and metal signs. Some items will be for sale after the annual meeting.

Gun Raffle — A Henry Big Boy 44 magnum, a Henry Golden Boy 22 long rifle and a Ruger American Rimfire Farmer edition will be raffled, plus members can order a gun of their own, choosing caliber and type of gun. Raffle tickets are on sale now and winners will be notified April 1, 2019 by 5 p.m. An additional Henry rifle will be sold at auction during the Centennial Celebration Dec. 7. Tickets are $25 each or 5 for $100. Purchase tickets

Commemorative Artwork — Carroll, Harrison, Jefferson and Tuscarawas County Farm Bureaus have commissioned original artwork from Dave Barnhouse and prints will be available as well as the opportunity to meet the artist.


The celebration continues throughout 2019 with activities such as:

  • Launching a new Centennial beer from North High Brewing, a Farm Bureau group member.
  • Placing a new historic marker on Ohio State University’s campus that commemorates our founding on Jan. 27, 1919.
  • Painting our vintage inspired Centennial logo on Ohio barns across the state.
  • A special Centennial exhibit at the 2019 Ohio State Fair.
  • Throwback Thursday history highlights on social media.
  • A limited release Centennial wine from The Winery at Wolf Creek.

 

Lynn Snyder 

Lynn Snyder is senior director of communications for Ohio Farm Bureau.