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February 26, 2011

Marin County Farm Bureau Annual Dinner

Last night we attended the Marin County Farm Bureau annual dinner.  There were around 116 people in attendance, which is a great turn out.  Our kids were two of the attendees.........they don't want to miss a thing!

The evening began with three members of our 4H club, leading the Pledge of Allegiance.....Logan Pomi, Bryce and Derrick Pomi {ages 8, 6 and 10}.  Great job 4Hers! Always good to give young kids the opportunity to stand on stage in front of a room full of adults and speak........just my opinion.

Gary Sack, CA State Farm Bureau Field Rep. gives the invocation before dinner.

I found out Paige is a BIG ham and loves being on stage.

CA Farm Bureau President, Paul Wenger attended the dinner and gave a very engaging speech to the crowd.  Speaking about some CA farm issues, and the important role social media plays for farmers by giving them the opportunity to share their stories.

Award time; Joan Thayer who retired from the Assessor's Office, receives the Friends of Farm Bureau Award

Nelson Gremmel, who recently retired from the Office of the Assessor Recorder,

 also receives the Friends of Farm Bureau award.

Ralph Grossi {center} is presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Some of the attendees included; Jamie Johanasson, Second Vice President to CAFB, Marin Co. Supervisor, Judy Arnold, Marin Co. Ag Commissioner, Stacey Carlsen. 

For more information regarding MCFB year in review, please visit the Marin County Farm Bureau blog.

It was a late night for the kids, in bed by 10 p.m. only to get up early this morning for Marin County 4H Presentation Day.

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