Thursday, November 13, 2008

Franklin County News

Susan Priestley with Lorraine Povey, Franklin County Farm Bureau Woman of the Year 2008-2009 Photo: Cache Valley.com

Franklin County Annual Banquet, Huge Success
Preston--The Franklin County Farm Bureau held their Annual Banquet on November 6th, at the Robinson Building in Preston, Idaho.

President Dan Garner, welcomed a crowd of more than 200 members. Food was catered by Brent Sharp of Western Dutch Oven Cooking of Cub River.

One of the highlights of the evening was the “Seasons of Agriculture in Idaho” Photo Contest sponsored by the Farm Bureau’s Women’s Leadership Committee. Grand Prize was $100. First Place in each age division was $50. Money was also awarded for second and third places.

This year there was added excitement because all the winning photos will be published in a 2009 calendar. Ann Moedl presented the awards to Connie Adair, First place in the 21 & over, Shera Adair, First and Third place in the 13 to 20, Bailey Ransom, Second in the under 12, and Oakley Ransom, Third in the under 12.

Sharon Bergquist honored Brinn Cook their Fanklin County Junior Miss Scholarship winner and the State Jr. Miss First Runner up.Larin Crossley, a teacher at Preston High School was presented the Friends in Agriculture Service Award by Richard Free, County Vice-President.

Susan Priestley honored Lorraine Povey who was chosen as Franklin County Farm Bureau Woman of the Year 2008-2009 for Franklin County and will now go on to compete in the State competition.

Read about the banquet and an excellent story in the Cache Valley News:

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