The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

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February 1, 2014

Garber FFA president, vice president attend P.I. executive dinner

ENID, Okla. — Garber FFA officers Braden Schovanec, president, and Kellan Hostetler, vice president, attended the P.I. executive dinner Jan. 8 at Simpson’s Old Time Museum.

Garber FFA members also have been participating in multiple pig jackpots throughout the month.

On Jan. 23, state FFA officers Garrett Reed, Joshua Haven, Lawson Thompson and Desiree Masterson came to Garber on the Goodwill tour. Member from chapters in Garfield and surrounding counties attended. The state officers spoke about the meaning of the unison part of the opening ceremonies. They also brought up bringing the organization back to its roots of agriculture.

 Spring show season is coming fast. The local trophy auction will be 6:30 p.m. Feb. 6. The local stock show will be Feb. 17, and the community dinner will be Feb. 16 with games to follow.

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