Allen County Farm Bureau Recognized with Top Honors in KFB's Safety Challenge Awards Competition

 

Louisville, KY (December 1, 2017) – Allen County Farm Bureau won top honors for its region of the state in the 2017 Safety Challenge Awards competition during Kentucky Farm Bureau’s annual meeting in Louisville. The award was given to Allen County Farm Bureau for hosting a progressive safety day. The day provided training and resources to make farm and ranch life safer and healthier for children and the community. 

 

Al Pedigo (center) received a plaque commemorating Allen County Farm Bureau’s 2017 Safety Challenge award from B. Todd Bright, KFB’s Director, Communication Division (left), and David S. Beck, KFB Executive Vice President (right).

 

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