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Stone is top Farm Bureau county

Wins organization’s President’s Award

11/29/2012 at 12:00 a.m.


HOT SPRINGS – Stone County is the state’s top county Farm Bureau organization. Arkansas Farm Bureau President Randy Veach presented the President’s Award Nov. 29 to Stone County President Leo Sutterfield at the organization’s 78th Annual Convention at the Hot Springs Convention Center.

“Our county did a great job, and I’m proud of the leadership. It was a team effort,” Sutterfield said.

Counties competing for the President’s Award must earn a Gold Star in each of 10 categories and be a top scorer in their respective membership category. The 10 Gold Star categories are membership acquisition, organization, public relations, commodity services, governmental affairs, women’s and Young Farmers & Ranchers activities, member services, safety, and youth.

The other finalists for the President’s Award were Cross, Jackson, Independence and Benton counties.

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Leo Sutterfield (right), Stone County Farm Bureau president and ArFB board member, accepted the President's Award from Randy Veach, Arkansas Farm Bureau president. The award, which honors the top Farm Bureau in the state, was presented at Arkansas Farm Bureau's 78th Annual Convention on Nov. 29 in Hot Springs.

Arkansas Farm Bureau is a nonprofit, private advocacy organization of more than 200,000 families throughout the state working to improve farm and rural life.

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For more information contact:

Steve Eddington
(501) 228-1383
PO Box 31, Little Rock 72203

or

Gregg Patterson
(501) 228-1282
PO Box 31, Little Rock 72203

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