Jackson County Farm Bureau attends the Strategic Vision Meeting

 

The Jackson County Farm Bureau staff attended a gathering of Farm Bureau employees, state and county board members, and volunteers from across the state to “reflect on the past, examine the present and lean into the future. “ This was a unique time of fellowship and talking about the strategic vision for the future of the company. The meeting was held at the Louisville Marriott Downtown on August 30 and 31, 2016.

Freddy Farm Bureau was also in attendance and ready to have his picture taken with everyone.

 

(From left) Jackson County Farm Bureau Agency Manager Brenda Ayers, Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney,
former Jackson County Claims Adjuster Misty Payne, and Jackson County CSR Phyllis Purvis pose for their picture with Freddy Farm Bureau.

 

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