Lake County Farm Bureau’s annual meeting was held Sept. 9, at The Kirtlander Party Center in Kirtland. Guest speaker, Ty Higgins, director of media relations with the Ohio Farm Bureau, was a great addition to our agenda with the many stories he shared.
Lake County 2019 Scholarship winner is Hannah Lucic, daughter of Steve and Lynne Lucic of Chardon. Hannah is a junior at The Ohio State University, pursuing a bachelor’s degree in animal science.
Farm Bureau Special Awards:
The Lake County Farm Bureau recognized Mike DeCola, with its Distinguished Service to Ag Award for 2019. The county also nominated David Wilcox for the OFBF Lake County Member of Distinction for 2019. Dave will receive further recognition at the Ohio Farm Bureau annual meeting in December.
Ted Clutter, Eric Cotton, Todd Demshar, Don Jacobson, Anne Poorman and Dave Wilcox were all re-elected as board trustees and Samantha Bly was elected as a new board trustee. Delegates elected for the 2020 Ohio Farm Bureau annual meeting were Sam Taylor and Eric Cotton, with Keith Shaffer as alternate.
The slate of policies for the upcoming year all passed, which will be used to form some of the county’s programming for 2020.
Purchases at the 4-H Livestock auction totaled $1,661.95 for 2019.
The annual meeting was a outstanding event, full of honoring our wonderful members, volunteers and youth.