Friday, February 19, 2016

Feb. 18, 2016: Carroll County Board of Commissioners proclaim FFA week

Feb. 18, 2016

Carroll County office building, Westminster, Md. - Joe Linthicum, Ariana Straitman, Elizabeth Widener, Phyllis McKenzie, and Aaron Geiman received a proclamation by the commissioners for FFA week at the Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016 open session of the Carroll County Maryland Board of Commissioners.

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WHEREAS, the FFA and agricultural education provide a strong foundation for the youth of America and the future of the food, fiber and natural resources systems; and

WHEREAS, FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education; and

WHEREAS, students whose lives are impacted by FFA and agricultural education achieve academic growth, strengthen American agriculture and provide leadership to build healthy local communities, a strong nation and a sustainable world; and

WHEREAS, FFA helps members prepare for careers in agribusiness, agrimarketing, science, communications, education, horticulture, production, natural resources, and forestry; and

WHEREAS, FFA promotes citizenship, volunteerism, patriotism, and cooperation,

Now, therefore, we, the Board of Commissioners of Carroll County, do hereby proclaim February 20-27, 2016, as FFA week in Carroll County and invite all citizens to take due note of this observance.

Adopted 11th day of February 2016

By the 60th Board of Carroll County Maryland Commissioners Stephen Wantz, Dennis Frazier, Doug Howard, Richard Weaver, and Richard Rothschild.

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