Chamber gives away $14,000 at annual Ag Breakfast
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[March 15, 2013]
The Lincoln/Logan County Chamber
of Commerce will host its annual Ag Scholarship Breakfast next week
in honor of National Ag Week. The scholarship recipients will be
announced during the 14th annual Logan County Ag Day Scholarship
Breakfast on Thursday at 7 at Lincoln Christian University's
This is a free event to all Logan County residents and guests.
The purpose of the event is to cultivate future agricultural
leaders by awarding scholarships toward their education. This is
one of the top objectives of the chamber's ag committee. This
year the chamber plans to give away $14,000 in scholarships, the
most in the history of the event. The scholarship is designed
for students who have the intention to return to Logan County as
leaders in the ag field.
In addition to awarding scholarships, there will be giveaways
and a guest speaker, Jean Payne of the Fertilizer Institute. She
will discuss productivity and environmental responsibility.
The ag scholarships are made possible due to generous
sponsorships from community businesses. Local businesses partner
together to support and sustain agriculture awareness in our
community. In the 14-year history of the Ag Day Scholarship
Breakfast, $91,000 in scholarships has been awarded to deserving
local students. The Ag Day Scholarship Breakfast is a great
networking opportunity for the ag and business community to come
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The annual event with a free community breakfast and informative
program is hosted by the ag committee of the chamber of commerce and
is made possible by numerous local business sponsors. The breakfast
will be catered by Guzzardo's.
Anyone interested in attending may make reservations by calling
the chamber at 217-735-2385 or emailing
All reservations are due to be in by March 18.
The chamber's Ag Day Scholarship Breakfast is an important part
of the mission of the chamber to advocate, support and unify local
businesses for the prosperity of Logan County.
[Text from file received from
the Lincoln/Logan County
Chamber of Commerce]