FEDERATION BOOTH DRAWS INTEREST AT PEANUT FEST
DOTHAN, Ala. -- Almost 60 volunteers from four county Farmers Federations -- Dale, Geneva, Henry and Houston -- manned the Alabama Farmers Federation membership booth at the recent National Peanut Festival in Dothan.
|Helping out at the Federation membership booth at the National Peanut Festival, from left to right, are: Jimmy Royce and Elaine Helms from Geneva County, Customer Service Representative Lisa Wilson from Samson, Henry County President Sammy Williams and Marina Sanders from the Georgia Aquarium.
"This was a team effort all the way," said Sammy Williams, president of the Henry County Farmers Federation, who organized the event. "We not only appreciate the work of 58 volunteers -- members, board members, women's committee members, Alfa Insurance agents and customer service represents -- but we also appreciate the five affinity partners who pitched in."
The benefit partners that joined in were Jack DeLoney Art Gallery, Georgia Aquarium, Alfa Health, MyRainReport.com and Affordable Security And Protection (ASAP).
In addition, Paul Pinyan, executive director of the Alabama Farmers Federation, and Federation Secretary-Treasurer Steve Dunn of Conecuh County also worked the booth.
The booth was open for the following dates and times: Friday, Oct. 29, 4-10 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 30, 10 a.m-10 p.m.; Sunday, Oct. 31, 1-10 p.m.; Monday, Nov. 1, 4-10 p.m.; Tuesday, Nov. 2, 4-10 p.m.; Wednesday, Nov. 3, 4-10 p.m.; Thursday, Nov. 4, 1-10 p.m.; Friday, Nov. 5, 4-10 p.m.; and Saturday, Nov. 6, 1-10 p.m.
Williams reported 2,000 visitors registered at the Federation booth during that time for a drawing of a framed print by Ozark artist Jack DeLoney. The winning entry was Alyssa Brown of Elba.