MATTOON -- The Coles County Farm Bureau (CCFB) held their 101st Annual Meeting on Jan. 15 at the Burgess-Osborne Auditorium in Mattoon. Members of the Charleston FFA, Wyatt Ferguson, Morgan Hutchinson and Drew Shrader, led the CCFB membership in the Pledge of Allegiance. The guest speaker was Ryan Orrick, Agriculture Division Chair at Lake Land College and Kacie Haag, President of the Collegiate Farm Bureau at Lake Land College.
During the business portion of the meeting the following individuals were nominated and voted on to serve a two-year term as a director: Jeff Boswell, Vallori Degler, John Doty, Todd Easton, Pat Harrington, Brad Homann, Alan Metzger, Karl Probst, and Jon Thomas.
Retiring directors are Nathan Gannaway and Marcus Wheeler -- the CCFB thanks both Nathan and Marcus for their time and support of the CCFB while they served as directors.
Perfect Board Meeting Attendance was awarded to Wyatt Bell, Vallori Degler and Jack Sweeney
CCFB Foundation Announcement
Scholarships are available through the Foundation -- to request an application, please contact the office at 217-345-3276 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The scholarship deadline is March 19.