The Association’s Legislative Breakfast will be held in the NC Legislative Building Cafeteria on Thursday, March 7, beginning at 7:30 a.m.
All district supervisors are asked to take the following actions: (1) Hold the date of March 7, 2013 open on their calendar; (2) Attend the breakfast if at all possible; (3) When notified that the invitations have gone out to all legislators, call their representative and senator and encourage their participation in the breakfast.
A fund raising raffle was conducted in association with the annual meeting of the NC Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts which was held January 6-8, 2013 at the Sheraton Imperial RTP, Durham, NC. The drawing was conducted during the Tuesday night banquet and winners are as follows:
$100 Winners: Teresa Hice, Wake County; Richard Hoyle, Nash County; Don Lee Perry, Nash County; Roger Eakers, Shelby, NC; Bill Davis, Tryon, NC
$300 Winner: Donald Heath, Craven County
Holland Grill: Donna Register, Columbus County
John Deere Gator: Eddie Robertson, Burlington, NC
Just a reminder – The NC Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts will hold its 69th Annual Meeting January 6-8, 2013 at the Sheraton Imperial just off I-40 between Raleigh and Durham. More details here.
The NC Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts recently recognized P&S Farms of Robeson County as the 2012 Conservation Farm Family of the Year for North Carolina. Michael “Bo” amd Missy Stone along with Bo’s parents Tommy and Bonnie Stone were recognized at an on-farm celebration that drew over 150 attendees. In addition to a plaque, they were presented a check for $1,000 made possible through funding support of the NC State Grange. A short video of the farm produced by the NC Farm Bureau is available at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kLwP0AIY7Ks&list=UURO9yzp_k4W7DdtIrjSHRkw&feature=plcp.