Farm Bureau Women Annual Meeting

The following is the schedule with instructions for the Women’s Program:

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2012 – 1:00 P.M.—Registration—Cool Springs Marriott

Registration tables will be set up in Meeting Room 2 on the first floor for all delegates to register.   The Farm Bureau Women Voting Delegates should register and receive a voting delegate ribbon for the Luncheon to be held Monday, December 3 at 11:45 a.m. in Salon 5 at the Cool Springs Marriott. The Farm Bureau Women’s Luncheon ticket should be pre-ordered through your county Farm Bureau Secretary on the order form for all convention meals. All of the county women’s delegates may attend the luncheon. This is a change from previous years.  

8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.—YF&R Activities (Embassy Suites)
1:00 – 5:00 P.M.—Sunday Afternoon—Reception & Trade Show

Ballroom Foyer (Marriott)

3:00 P.M.—Discussion Meet Finals (Marriott)

4:45 – 7:00 P.M.—YF&R Awards Dinner (Embassy Suites)

7:45 P.M.—Memorial Service—Ballroom (Marriott)

Ice Cream Social for Ag in the Classroom

The women delegates are urged to make a special effort to get their county delegation to the Sunday Evening Program and opening of the State Convention.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2012

6:00 ““ 7:00 A.M.— Continental Breakfast (Marriott)

7:15 A.M.—Membership Awards Program—Ballroom (Marriott)

8:30 A.M.—General Session (Marriott)

It is important that you represent your county at the General Sessions and at the Women’s Luncheon.  All 95 counties need to be represented! A program has been planned, including recognition of the winning counties in the Achievement Program for 2012. We will have a reserved seat for your county chairman or your voting delegate at the front of the room for the luncheon. We need you to be in this seat by 11:45 a.m. in order to get the Luncheon Program started on time.  

 

11:45 A.M.—1:15 P.M.—FB Women’s Luncheon (Awards & Business Session) Salon 5 (Marriott)

The top seven award winning counties will be recognized based on their membership size. The election will follow immediately after the awards. District Caucuses of Voting Delegates will be held for the purpose of electing district members of the State Women’s Committee for 2013. The State Chairman and Vice Chairman for the Tennessee Farm Bureau Women will also be elected for 2013.

We urge that each county chairman make a special effort to attend the convention. We believe you will enjoy the entire program, and your contribution toward its success will be greatly appreciated. If you have any questions, please call the TFBF Special Programs Department at (931) 388-7872, ext. 2216 or call your state women’s leadership committee representative.

Agenda for FB Women’s Luncheon –

Blessing …………………………………………………… Catherine Keck, District V, Claiborne Co.

Pledge ………………………………………………………….. Debbie Bryan, District III, Coffee Co.

Welcome ………………………………………………………………. Lacy Upchurch, TFBF President

County Activity Awards Program

Top County FB Women’s Programs …………………….. Brenda Baker, District I, Obion Co.

Most Improved FB Women’s Programs ………………… Lou Nave, District IV, Cannon Co.

District Caucuses and Election

Closing Remarks ………………………….. Jane May, TFBF Women’s Chairman, Dyer Co.