Jackson County Farm Bureau Holds Annual Meeting

 

The Jackson County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting and Picnic was held on Monday, September 21st at the Jackson Energy Farm on Highway 290 in McKee.

Terry Lawson, State Board of Directors and Brent Bingham, Jackson Co Board of Directors.

Each year the Board of Directors and insurance office staff plan a meal and give away door prizes to show their appreciation to all the member families during their annual meeting.    

This year the meal of pork tenderloin sandwiches, chips, cole slaw, baked beans and homemade cake was served to approximately 300 members and their families. Door prizes were awarded and everyone received a gift of either a Kentucky Farm Bureau cap or cup.

A table was set up to commemorate National Farm Safety and Health Week where safety stickers and Farm Safety information handouts were available for members. Emergency Medical Kits were given to two lucky members.

Special guests included Mr. David Campbell (State Board of Directors) and his wife, Teresa; Mr. Terry Lawson (State Board of Directors) and his wife Marlene; Brad Wilkerson, Area Program Director; District 8 Women’s Chair, Tracy Eddington and several staff members from the KFB State Office in Louisville.

 

Doug Wilson, Young Farmer Chair; David Campbell, State Board of Directors; and Matt Ingram, Division Director Organization Division.
Lynn Parsons, Consultant; Brenda Ayers, Agency Manager; Ken Wilson, Director of Agency Support and Marketing;  and Ryan Midden, Agency Support and Marketing Manager.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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