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Late ARFB president Reed named to Ark. Business Hall of Fame

In related news, ARFB is currently seeking nominees for its Stanley E. Reed Leadership Award

10/7/2013 at 1:04 p.m.

This morning, the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas announced its 2014 inductees to the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame. Among them is Stanley E. Reed of Marianna.

Reed, a lawyer and row-crop farmer, served on Arkansas Farm Bureau’s board of directors from 1987 to 2008 and was president of the organization from 2003 to 2008. He was also a member, and later chairman, of the University of Arkansas System’s Board of Trustees. Reed passed away in 2011.

The Arkansas Business Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place Feb. 7, 2014 at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.

In related news, Arkansas Farm Bureau is currently seeking nominees for its Stanley E. Reed Leadership Award, which is designed to honor a Farm Bureau board member, who is between the ages of 36-45, for their outstanding leadership within their county Farm Bureau and their community. The third recipient of the Stanley E. Reed Leadership Award will be named during a general session at the 79th annual convention of the Arkansas Farm Bureau in Little Rock.

A nomination form is available here. The nomination should be limited to 300 or less words describing the impact the nominee has made on his/her county Farm Bureau and the community. Submissions must be postmarked no later than Nov. 18.

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