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IFB Bail Bond Program

Due to the newly enacted "Sign and Drive" law, Illinois Farm Bureau has discontinued the IFB Bail Bond Program.

 

Upcoming McHenry County Events

Safe Driver Course Offered

McHenry County Farm Bureau Women's Committee will offer the AARP Safe Driver Course on Monday, March 28, and Tuesday, March 29. The course will be held at the Farm Bureau building located at 1102 McConnell Rd, Woodstock, IL. Course hours will be held from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with a half hour lunch break. Class size is limited to twenty-five participants and early registration is encouraged.

McHenry County Farm Bureau News

Scholarship Available

 

McHenry County Farm Bureau Agricultural Education Foundation is offering a $1,000 scholarship. The scholarship is available for high school seniors pursuing continuing education in agriculture or agriculture-related fields. The applicant or the applicant's family must be a member of the McHenry County Farm Bureau to qualify. Additional scholarships may be awarded if funds are available at the time of judging.

All scholarship applications need to be received by April 1, 2016.

If you need an application or have any questions regarding this scholarship, please call our office at 815-338-1520 or email mcfbmgr@att.net.

Agricultural Internship Available

McHenry County Farm Bureau is excited to once again offer an agriculture related summer internship.

The selected intern will gain valuable experiences in program planning, Ag in the Classroom, media, governmental affairs and public relations. The selected individual will receive valuable work experience, funds to further his or her education and the opportunity to receive college credit.

The internship is open to McHenry County residents who will be a sophomore, junior or senior at a college or university this fall. Preference is given to applicants who have a farm background and/or are studying an agriculture-related field.

Interested applicants need to apply by March 15, 2016. Additional information regarding the internship is available on our website at www.mchenrycfb.org. To apply, simply email your cover letter and resume to Dan Volkers at mcfbmgr@att.net.

McHenry CFB honored

McHenry County Farm Bureau President Michele Aavang accepts a recognition plaque awarded to the Bureau for its achievements during 2015. The award was presented during the Illinois Farm Bureau Annual Meeting and calls attention to the comprehensive nature of the County Farm Bureau's programs and activities.

Aavang elected to IFB Board of Directors

 

Michele Aavang of McHenry County was elected to a two-year term to represent District 1, which encompasses McHenry, Lake, DeKalb and Kane counties. Aavang and her husband, Gary, raise corn, soybeans, wheat and hay, as well as beef cattle.

Ag Expo volunteers needed

McHenry County Farm Bureau will be hosting Ag Expo April 11-14 at McHenry County Fairgrounds in Woodstock. The program involves 20 agriculture related stations and approximately 3,000 third and fourth grade students. We need volunteers to assist with leading classrooms from station to station. Volunteers are needed for both the 9 a.m. and the 11:30 a.m. sessions. If you are interested in helping, please contact the Farm Bureau at 815-338-1520.