Daviess County Farm Bureau Wins Second Place in County Information Awards Competition

 

Jeff Coke, President, Daviess County Farm Bureau (left), received the award from B. Todd Bright, KFB Communication Division Director (right). Mr. Coke accepted the award on behalf of Leigh Ann Kuegel, Information Chair, Daviess County Farm Bureau who could not be present.

Louisville, KY (December 1, 2017) – Daviess County Farm Bureau was honored today for its second-place finish in the 2017 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) County Information Awards competition. Leigh Ann Kuegel, Information Chair of Daviess County Farm Bureau, attended an awards breakfast at the organization’s annual meeting in Louisville and was presented with the plaque and cash award given for the variety of effective public relations programs she coordinated over the last year.

Mercer County Farm Bureau and Fayette County Farm Bureau finished first and third, respectively.

The County Information Awards are presented annually to recognize the best programs for member information and media relations performed at the local level. Criteria for winning entries includes developing a plan for regular communication with the county’s membership, securing news stories by local media outlets that emphasize issues important to both Farm Bureau and agriculture, hosting a media appreciation event, keeping website content updated, and promoting community relations programs.

Honorable mentions for the award were given to Farm Bureaus in Garrard and Harlan counties for their noteworthy accomplishments in media relations and member information.

 

 

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