Date: December 8th, 2023
Location: 1525 Mills Ln, Frankfort, KY 40601
Please join us at our 2023 Annual Meeting in Frankfort on Friday, December 8th. This year promises to be an unforgettable occasion as we bid a fond farewell to our esteemed outgoing director, Martin Richards, and extend a warm welcome to our new director.
Your presence at this momentous event celebrating the transition of leadership at the Community Farm Alliance would mean the world to us. We will take a moment to applaud Martin’s remarkable achievements over the past decade, and your invaluable insights into shaping the future priorities of CFA will be greatly appreciated.
You can register for the annual meeting, here: https://secure.everyaction.com/DvOVgmgChUij3O3o4sAFBw2
TRIBUTE TO MARTIN RICHARDS
As part of our tribute to Martin Richards, we are putting together a heartfelt video, and we would be honored if you could contribute. In three minutes or less, please share a cherished memory, reflect on how Martin has touched your life, or offer him some retirement advice.
Your words will add a special touch to this meaningful gesture. Please share your video via google drive and share with email@example.com.
Here are instructions: https://www.businessinsider.com/guides/tech/how-to-share-a-video-on-google-drive
CFA LEADERSHIP AWARDS
Lastly, we are seeking nominations for the following CFA Leadership Awards. You can nominate folks here: https://form.jotform.com/233064317406147
EMERGING LEADER: recognizes emerging talent within our membership, these folks may be brand new to CFA or may have been CFA members in the past but over the last year have shown outstanding leadership and are really stepping up to represent Kentucky Farmers and CFA.
FAMILY FARM DEFENDER: This award is given to someone who continues to stand up and fight for farm families. They are aware of the issues folks on the ground are facing and seek to create innovative solutions and raise their voice.
DOROTHY ROBERTSON LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: Dorothy Robertson was a key organizer for CFA in Bath County. She showed dedication to making change in Kentucky Agriculture to benefit farmers and their families. She organized a Tobacco Labor Hotline to connect farm workers with farmers, alongside serving as CFA’s chair for several years. She, additionally, was a huge voice for us in Frankfort and has left a legacy of unwavering dedication to CFA and beyond.
ALLY OF THE YEAR: Is given to an organization that demonstrates kinship and alignment with CFA’s mission and work.