Feb 2, 2018
WARSAW, NY – The Wyoming County Chamber & Tourism is pleased to announce that tickets are now on sale for the 11th annual “Pride of Wyoming County Agriculture Dinner,” sponsored by Cole Building Solutions, LLC, is scheduled for Saturday, March 3, 2018 at the North Java Fire Hall from 6:00PM – 10:00PM.
The Wyoming County Chamber & Tourism office partners annually with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Wyoming County, Wyoming County Farm Bureau, Wyoming County Soil and Water and members of the agriculture community including farms and agri-businesses. The exciting sell-out event celebrates and recognizes the important impact of agriculture in Wyoming County.
“The Pride of Agriculture dinner is a true celebration of everything good and prosperous about agriculture in Wyoming County,” said Chamber & Tourism President Scott Gardner. “We are excited to be celebrating 11 years of this great recognition event, and are very fortunate to have a strong agricultural sector recognized as a leader in New York and the nation. We can all take great pride in their hard work that provides jobs and value to the nation’s food supply.”
The Wyoming County Chamber & Tourism office will present the Agri-Business of the Year award to a local agri-business and will make the announcement in the coming weeks. The event also features the presentation of the Pride of Agriculture - Good Neighbor, and the Friend of Agriculture awards which are joint awards given by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Wyoming County and the Wyoming County Farm Bureau. The awardees are always a closely held secret until the night of the dinner. Nomination forms for the award are available and people are encouraged to nominate a farm, agriculture business or person that truly exemplifies the qualities of a good neighbor. Nominations will be accepted until February 9th. Please contact Joan Petzen at Cooperative Extension at 786-2251 for a nomination form or online at www.wyoming.cce.cornell.edu.
The Pride of Wyoming County Agriculture Dinner is open to the public and is a sell-out event. Tickets are $25 per person and may be purchased through the Wyoming County Chamber. Please call 786-0307 for more information or to make a reservation. You can also reserve tickets online at www.wycochamber.org
Cole Building Solutions, LLC is the 2018 presenting sponsor of the event. Additional sponsors include: Arc of Livingston-Wyoming; Attica Auto & Hardware; Bank of Castile; Batavia Daily News; Brad Veley Masonry; Byrncliff Golf Resort & Banquets; Caledonia Diesel LLC; Carolina Eastern-Crocker LLC; Castile Agway Service; Clark Patterson Lee; Cole Building Solutions LLC; Complete Payroll; Creative Food Ingredients; Creekside Convenience; Dairy Farmers of America (DFA); Dziedzic Farms; Elitsac Lumber & Rental Center; Everlast Roofing, Inc.; Farm Credit East, ACA; Farm Family Insurance Company; Five Star Bank; Foote & Meyer, PLLC; Freed Maxick CPAs; Gary Swede Farms, Inc; Gary Swede, Ind. DeKalb/Asgrow Dealer; George & Swede Sales & Service, Inc; Glen Iris Inn; Gramco, Inc.; Growmark FS; Hubner Seed Co.; Kelly’s Garage; Koike Aronson; Lamb & Webster; LandPro Equipment; Lincoln Agribusiness Services; McCormick Farms; Morton Salt; NYSEG/RG&E; NAPA Auto Parts; Ortel Supply Inc.; OXBO International; Perry Vet Clinic; Pioneer Credit Recovery; R&R Lumberyard Restaurant LLC; R&R Precision Construction; Reisdorf Brothers, Inc.; Royce Electric; Sedam Tire, Inc.; Senator Patrick Gallivan; Shur-Gain USA; SJF Construction, Inc.; Solar Liberty Energy Systems, Inc.; Steuben Trust Company; Table Rock Farms; Tompkins Insurance Agencies; Upstate Auto Group; Upstate Milk Cooperative; Upstate Door; Vasile’s Catering & Anastassia Events; WCJW Radio; WNY Crop Management; Ward & Kutzuba; Warsaw’s Country Courier; Warsaw Penny Saver; William Kent, Inc.; Wyoming County Ag and Farmland Protection Board; Wyoming County Community Health Systems; Wyoming County IDA; Wyoming County Soil & Water Conservation District; Zimmer Auto Parts/Zimmer Footwear.