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Blog: Tractor Trek to raise Ag in Classroom funds
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National cartoonist Dave Granlund's blog features his take on politics and current events. Dave has been an editorial cartoonist published in daily newspapers since 1977. Born in Ware, Mass., Granlund began drawing cartoons in grade school and at ...
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National cartoonist Dave Granlund's blog features his take on politics and current events. Dave has been an editorial cartoonist published in daily newspapers since 1977. Born in Ware, Mass., Granlund began drawing cartoons in grade school and at age 16, he was published on the editorial pages of local weekly newspapers. His eight-year enlistment in the USAF included assignments with SAC HQ and with Headquarters Command, where his duties included work as head illustrator for the Presidential Inaugural Subcommittee and providing briefing charts for the White House and support for Air Force One. As part of NATO in Operation Looking Glass with the Airborne Command Post, he was awarded the Joint Service Commendation Medal. Dave's newspaper honors include awards from UPI, New England Press Association, International Association of Business Communicators, The Associated Press and Massachusetts Press Association. His work has been nominated numerous times for the Pulitzer Prize. His pastimes and interests include history, wood carving, antique tractors and Swedish language studies.
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Save the Date!!!  The Bureau County Farm Bureau Foundation and the Henry County Farm Bureau Foundation are putting the final touches on plans for our first Tractor Trek.  The Tractor Trek will be held on Saturday and Sunday, June 23 &24, 2012, rain or shine! This year’s event is a partnership to raise funds for the Ag in the Classroom Program in the two counties.



Save the Date!!!  The Bureau County Farm Bureau Foundation and the Henry County Farm Bureau Foundation are putting the final touches on plans for our first Tractor Trek.  The Tractor Trek will be held on Saturday and Sunday, June 23 &24, 2012, rain or shine! This year’s event is a partnership to raise funds for the Ag in the Classroom Program in the two counties.  Participants will have the opportunity to share the exciting event with other antique tractor enthusiasts as they travel through the Western half of Bureau County and the Eastern half of Henry County.  Pre-registration is required by completing a registration form.



 



The day of the event we will be leaving from the Bureau County Fair Grounds in Princeton at 9:00 a.m., with a drivers meeting at 8:30 a.m.  (You must be checked in by 8:00 a.m.)  We will travel west to the Hennepin Canal, and head towards Annawan for lunch, then make our final trek towards Cambridge to the Cambridge High School. On Sunday we will make our way back to Princeton.  (Transportation back to Princeton Saturday p.m. and to Cambridge on Sunday a.m. is available if requested at registration). 



 



There is a registration fee of $75.  Refreshments, lunches, and a fun-filled experience will be provided. The deadline to register is June 8th, space is limited.  If you would like more information, you may contact Dave Doty at (815) 739-5983, the Bureau County Farm Bureau at (815) 875-6468 or the Henry County Farm Bureau at (309) 937-2411. All proceeds will benefit the Bureau County Farm Bureau Foundation and the Henry County Farm Bureau Foundation.



 

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