March 2018
It's Farm Show Month in Wisconsin 
 
Thank you to everyone who supported Wisconsin FFA at the Eau Claire Farm show earlier this month. We are so grateful for Heidi Clausen and The Country Today staff for their continuous efforts with this silent auction. This year, they raised over $3,000 in support of FFA members! 
 
  
 
And, looking ahead... 
 
 
WPS Farm Show - March 27-29
@ EAA in Oshkosh
 
Support Wisconsin FFA - Stop by Hangar B to donate or buy a silent auction item. 
 
Thank you Wisconsin FFA Alumni 
 
 
Thank you to all donors at the Wisconsin FFA Alumni Association's 2018 Convention, held Feb. 9-10 in at the Paper Valley Hotel in Appleton. 
 
Through the Past State FFA Officers' painted watering cans, and an Ag Ed 100th Anniversary quilt made and donated by New Auburn FFA Advisor Brenda Scheil, $2,750 was raised for the Wisconsin FFA Foundation. 
 
Cheryl Steinbach, the Wisconsin FFA Alumni Association executive director, presented a check to the Foundation Board of Directors at its March meeting. 
 
The current State FFA Officers were also inducted as lifetime Wisconsin FFA Alumni members at the event, seen in picture above. 
 
Thank you! We appreciate our Alumni donors! 
2018 Golf Outings
Join Us & Support FFA
 
 
Save the Dates

Northwest - Monday, July 16 in Eau Claire
 
Northeast - Tuesday, July 17 in De Pere
                       
Southern - Monday, July 23 in Middleton
                      
Check out this flyer for new sponsorship opportunities, a simple way to support FFA! 
 
And click here to register your team today.
(Register by May 28 to enter for early bird prize!)  
 
See you on the course in July!  
 
Executive Director John HromyakDear Jonas & Jen,
 
As we celebrate the first day of spring, it’s hard to believe that we’re also entering the final months of the 2017-18 school year and FFA calendar!

Our members and advisors have been busy working on proficiency applications, competing in career and leadership development events, and preparing for summer activities – including State Convention, coming up this June 11-14. We’ll be proud to join with our sponsors and benefactors in celebrating our members’ accomplishments and hard work.
 
We still have a number of sponsorships open, but the deadline to participate in this year’s convention is fast approaching. Please feel free to call or email me if you’re interested in getting involved through a sponsorship of one of these areas, or discuss partnership through one of our upcoming golf outings or other partner programs.
 
Thank you for all you do to support FFA members and agricultural education here in Wisconsin. Please enjoy our other updates in this Corduroy Connection!
 
John Hromyak 
Executive Director, Wisconsin FFA Foundation
608-831-5058x3
 
Last Call - Open Sponsorship Areas
 
 
We're heading toward State Convention time and need a few helping hands to fill sponsorship areas for awards - with half sponsorships starting at just $390!

Follow the link below for the opportunities to support vital awards' programs for our FFA youth. Sponsors are invited to present the award on stage at the Wisconsin FFA Convention in June, as well as receive tickets to the Sponsors and Award Winners Dinner on Tuesday evening. 
 
Thank you in advance for your partnership with Wisconsin FFA and ag education! 
 
Join Us at Convention Expo
 
Make plans to meet and engage with FFA members at the Convention Expo (formerly Career Show) this summer at the 89th Wisconsin FFA Convention! 
 
Date: Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Showtimes: 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
 
Go to this link to register today! 
 
 
March 23-24
212 and EDGE Conference - Manitowoc
Click here to learn more
 
March 27-29
WPS Farm Show Auction - Oshkosh
Click here to learn more 
 
April 12
Wisconsin FFA Foundation Scholarship Selection Day
 
April 27
State FFA Career Development Events - Madison
Click here to learn more
 
June 11-14
89th Wisconsin FFA Convention - Madison
Click here to learn more
Contact the Foundation Staff
 
Executive Director - John Hromyak
608-831-5058 x3
 
Operations Manager - Carol Ellis
608-831-5058 x1
 
Marketing Coordinator - Jen Bradley
608-831-5058 x2 
 

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