Applications for the scholarships are available at
at the chamber office, 1555 Fifth St. in Lincoln; in local high
school guidance offices; or by calling the chamber, 217-735-2385.
The deadline to apply for a scholarship is Feb. 12. Applications
should be returned to the chamber office no later than 5 p.m. on
The scholarship recipients will be announced during the 11th
annual Logan County Ag Day Breakfast on March 18 at 7 a.m. at
Lincoln Christian University's Laughlin Center.
During the 11-year history of the chamber's Ag Day Breakfast,
$49,000 has been awarded in scholarships to area students. The
chamber's ag committee feels that the investment in these local
students is key to the future of agriculture in Logan County.
During the breakfast this year, the program will include an
informational ag update from hometown gal Katheryne Stoll Rehberg,
who is with ADM Corn Business Unit and product manager for
acidulants. Rehberg will discuss exciting advancements in
agriculture and how these advancements affect our local farmers and
economy. The event will also include the awarding of the ag
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The purpose of the chamber's Ag Day Breakfast is to recognize the
economic impact of agriculture in Logan County. This unique event
provides a networking environment for both agriculture and business
leaders. It is a free event to Logan County residents, hosted by the
chamber's ag committee and made possible by local business sponsors.
Anyone interested in attending may make reservations by calling the
chamber at 217-735-2385.
The Ag Day Breakfast is an important part of the mission of the
chamber to serve the membership through a commitment to the economic
prosperity of Lincoln and Logan County. The breakfast directly
reflects the ag committee's mission to enhance the Logan County
economy by strengthening agriculture and business relationships,
exploring and implementing value-added opportunities, developing and
marketing agri-tourism attractions, and encouraging natural resource
[Text from file received from
the Lincoln/Logan County
Chamber of Commerce]