Region 7 (Alberta) Convention 2017

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 09:00 - 16:30
You are invited to attend this year’s NFU Region 7 (Alberta) Annual Convention which will be held on Saturday, July 29th, 2017 at the Waskatenau Community Centre, 5104 – 50th Street, Waskatenau, AB.  It will be followed by a Pig Roast/Potluck Supper at Cory Ollikka’s farm.  Overnight camping is available at Pine Creek Ball Park.
Registration will take place at 9:30 A.M.  
The Convention will commence at 10:00 A.M.  
Registration fee is $40 per member.
Lunch will be provided.
This year’s agenda will include:
  • Possibilities, Opportunities, Options and Benefits of On-farm Solar – Eneray Solar
  • The Conception and Vision for Energy Efficiency Alberta; What resources will be made available to Alberta farmers –  Joe Jobin and David Dodge, Board members of Energy Efficiency Alberta
  • New Entrants in to Supply Management – Valerie & Greg Cruickshank
  • The Colours of Mentorship - exploring the initiative to enhance opportunities for farms to mentor young – farmers Mandy Melnyk & Joe Jobin
  • Bus tour – Historic Victoria Trail
Resolutions on current policy issues may be presented to this Convention and if they are passed, they will be forwarded to National Convention.
Elections will be held for
  • National Board members,
  • Women’s Advisory Committee member,
  • Youth Advisory Committee member,
  • International Program Committee (IPC) member,

Nominations for the Grassroots Member Award will be recieved.

We encourage all members to attend this Regional Convention. Your participation and input is very important in our discussions that will provide direction for our Region.  We also encourage you to invite interested farmers and your neighbours to attend and observe the convention. You can download a printable version of poster to hand up or put up on your community bulletin board to help spread the word.
If you require further information, please call Glenn Norman, NFU Region 7 Coordinator at (403) 227-2253 or Doug Scott, NFU Board member at (780) 358-2376.
We look forward to seeing you on July 29th!
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