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Save the Date: Minnesota Farm Bureau Foundation Golf Fundraiser Set for June 16

The Minnesota Farm Bureau (MFB) Foundation will hold its annual golf fundraiser at River Oaks Golf Course in Cottage Grove, Minnesota on Tuesday, June 16. All proceeds from the event help fund MFB Foundation programs focused on agricultural education, safety education and leadership development.

The format will be a four-person scramble with a shotgun start at noon. The entry fee covers 18 holes of golf, two carts per foursome, a box lunch, banquet meal and prizes. Other contests will take place throughout the course.

The cost for the event is $150 for individuals or $125 if registered before May 15. Farm Bureau members can register for $125, or $100 if registered by May 15. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Registrations are due May 29.

For more information, download a brochure and registration form at www.fbmn.org/pages/golf-scramble or contact Ruth Meirick at 651-768-2115 or ruth.meirick@fbmn.org.

Other MFB Foundation fundraisers include the pork chop stand at FarmFest, August 4-6 and the annual auction held at the MFB Annual Meeting on Friday, November 20.

The MFB Foundation’s mission is to provide opportunities for supporters of agriculture to invest in people and programs focused on supporting active farmers and agriculturalists, better connecting agriculture to consumers and serving rural communities. Examples of some of the programs currently funded include: the Ag Cab Lab – Tractor and Combine, Speak for Yourself, youth and leadership programs, academic scholarships, grants and the Agriculture Transportation Handbook. For more information or to donate, contact the Minnesota Farm Bureau Foundation at 651-768-2115, ruth.meirick@fbmn.org or log onto www.fbmn.org.