• QAC Agriculture Awareness Days

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    Name: QAC Agriculture Awareness Days
    Date: May 30, 2018 - May 31, 2018
    Event Description:
    The Queen Anne’s County agricultural community is celebrating “Ag Awareness Day” Thursday, May 30, and Friday, May 31, for all seventh-graders in county schools at the 4-H Park near Centreville. The goal is to expose the students to many different careers available in agriculture.
     

    A coalition of agriculture leaders, educators, and businesses have created an "Agriculture Awareness Day" for all 7th grader students in Queen Anne's County. 600 students plus chaperones and teachers will be spending one school day, at the Queen Anne's County 4-H park, interacting and learning in five stations. The five stations cover the future of agriculture, aquaculture, farm animals, bees in agriculture, and the green stuff (nursery, landscaping, produce, forestry, greenhouses, and floriculture).Students will be bused from Sudlersville and Centreville Middle on April 24th and on the 25th, Stevensville and Matapeake Middle. Educators, professionals, local farmers, as well as 4-H and FFA members, will be teaching students through numerous activities and hands-on interaction, following 7th grade curriculum school standards, which include Next Generation Science Standards as well as Environmental Literacy Standards.

    - Educators will receive T-Shirts, with enough funding all students will also receive T-Shirts.
    - A passport is an interactive booklet given to each student to complete activities in during the day.
    - QACTV will be filming our event, logos will be displayed throughout the film.

    To help make this day possible any donations would be appreciated. TO DONATE CLICK, SHOP NOW and follow all steps.

    Below are sponsor levels and benefits received.

    Gold Sponsor: $1,000 (+) Logo on T-Shirts, Passport, QACTV and Social Media
    Silver Sponsor: $500 to $999 Logo in Passports, QACTV and Social Media
    Bronze Sponsor: $100 to $499 Logo in Passports, QACTV and Social Media

    We are accepting donations of any amount.

    Checks are also accepted. Make payable to Queen Anne's County Farm Bureau Attn: Agriculture Awareness Day and send to P.O. Box 459 Centreville, MD 21617

    Location:
    Queen Anne's County 4-H Park in Centreville
    Date/Time Information:
    Thursday, May 30th and Friday, May 31st
     
    Contact Information:
    Jenny Rhodes
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