Thursday, November 13, 2008

Ada County Annual Banquet

Cowboy Poet Gerald Marchant addresses the Ada County Farm Bureau--Putnam photo

Kuna--Ada County Farm Bureau President Don Sonke welcomed more than 135 hungry Farm Bureau members at Kuna's swanky Peregrine Steak & Spirits resturant for the organizations annual banquet.

Former Farm Bureau Public Affairs director Greg Nelson owns Peregrine Stakehouse and put on a tasty spread of roast beef , salmon, potatoes with all the fix'ins. Eager members completely filled the resturant and overflowed into the adjoining lounge.

After a delicious dinner members settled in for business with President Sonke awarding the coveted Friend of Agriculture award to Rep. Marv Hagedorn of Meridian. Sonke told the crowd that Hagedorn was a tried and true supporter of agriculture and drew applause from the grateful crowd.

Rep. Marv Hagedorn, R-Meridian was honored with the 'Friend of Agriculture Award--Putnam photo
Cowboy Poet Gerald Marchant then took the floor and delivered doses of sagebrush wisom and thoughtful humor. President Don Sonke says this banquet was one of the best in recent years as happy members saddled-up for home.

Ada County Farm Bureau members listen to Cowboy Poet Gerald Marchant--Putnam photo

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