Farm Bureau annual meeting, family fun Sept. 22.

September 11, 2018

Farm Bureau annual meeting, family fun Sept. 22.


WEARE TOWNSHIP — Oceana County Farm Bureau will host its annual meeting Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Up North Farm Market, located at. 3890 W. Monroe Rd., near Pentwater.

Reservations are due no later than Tuesday, Sept. 18, by calling the Oceana County Farm Bureau at 231-873-4654 or via email at [email protected]

This year, activities will include fall family fun opportunities in addition to the annual business meeting. The organizing committee wanted to make the event an opportunity for members and their families to enjoy some seasonal fun while accomplishing the tasks of holding the annual meeting.

The event begins at 4 p.m. Members and their families will have the opportunity to visit the petting barn and tour the farm market. There will be fall activities for kids including a bouncy house, various games and fall craft activities. Members are encouraged to bring their cameras or cell phones and get fall family photos at the photo display area.

The business meeting/dinner begins at 6 p.m. in the Blackmer Electric building on site. A barbecue pork and chicken dinner is planned. During the business meeting, attendees will hear about various programs and benefits the Farm Bureau has to offer; an update on activities the Oceana County Farm Bureau has been involved in; discussion and voting of new policies affecting Oceana agriculture; and the election of new board members.

The Oceana County Farm Bureau is holding a “Harvest For All Food Drive” this year in lieu of charging an attendance cost. The Farm Bureau Board of Directors is asking all those attending to bring along a non-perishable food item(s) that will be distributed to food pantries in Oceana County.

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