Colorado Agriculture Hall of Fame nomination forms available
Do you know of someone who’s helped support and guide Colorado’s agriculture industry in an extraordinary way? Do you wish for a way to recognize that special person, to acknowledge a lifetime of achievement and experience that has helped mold our state’s most vital industry?
If you know someone who fits that bill – who has played an outstanding role in keeping Colorado’s agriculture industry and its allied businesses among the best in the nation-now is the time to consider nominating him or her for induction to the Colorado Agriculture Hall of Fame. This award is Colorado’s only state-wide honorarium recognizing outstanding individuals from all facets of agriculture for their lifetime achievement. Nominations are due October 1, to the Colorado FFA Foundation office.
Applications are available from the Colorado FFA Foundation and may be requested by calling (719) 829-4483 or by downloading from the Foundation website at http://www.ColoradoFFAFoundation.org. Other supporting information may include a resume, previous awards, additional comments and letters of recommendation or support. As well, a summary of how the nominee has touched people or communities through his or her involvement in agriculture is required.
Friends, peers and business associates will recognize one or more inductees during the Colorado Agriculture Hall of Fame Banquet, Feb. 24, 2011, at the Renaissance Hotel, Denver. The 2011 inductees will join 71 other outstanding Colorado agriculturists who have been similarly honored since 1989. All Agriculture Hall of Fame inductees’ portraits are displayed in the Colorado Department of Agriculture offices.
Take this opportunity to nominate that extraordinary individual – on behalf of yourself or your organization – whose unique contributions have helped shape Colorado’s agriculture industry. Please call the Colorado FFA Foundation, (719) 829-4483, or visit the Colorado FFA Foundation website for more information and nomination forms.
The Colorado FFA Foundation is a non-profit organization that raises funds to support the more than 4,800 FFA members in Colorado’s 100 chapters. FFA is a national organization of 506,199 members preparing for leadership and careers in the science, business and technology of agriculture. The organization has 7,429 local chapters located throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam and the Virgin Islands. The Colorado FFA Association has 4,723 members in 100 chapters. The mission of FFA is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. Local, state and national activities and award programs provide opportunities for students to apply knowledge and skills learned in the classroom. For more information, please visit http://www.FFA.org.