Wednesday, May 7, 2014

NC Ag Agents Meeting in Asheville NC

Hello Green Industry Professional 
We're still looking for support from local agricultural related companies.  As the green industry is such a rich a diverse part of our economy, I would love to get a good representation of donors that could help us.  Donations do not have to be large; in fact a few plants for door prizes would be great.  

Dear Friend of Cooperative Extension.
Each year the NC Agricultural Agents Association hosts an annual educational meeting somewhere in the state.  On June 17,18,19  the West District is hosting this year's event.  Extension Agents from all over the state will travel to Western NC ready to tour our farms, visit our businesses, and learn how it's done in the Mountains.  We are excited to host this event but we cannot do it alone.  We are very grateful to our many partners; without you we would not be as successful as we are.  If you are inclined to contribute to this event please reference the information below:

Diamond - $1000+
Ruby - $750-1000
Platinum - $500-750
Gold - $250-500
Silver - $100-250
Bronze - <$100

All sponsors will be included in a rolling power point being shown prior to the awards banquet.
Any sponsor at the $750+ level will be given the opportunity to speak at one of the activities.
Any sponsor at Silver level and above will have the opportunity to set up a display during the exhibit sessions on Wed.  There are two exhibit sessions planned: 10am - 2pm and 2pm - 6pm; however, if participation is low they may be allowed to set up for the entirety of the exhibit sessions.  Space is limited so request a spot early!
All sponsorships are fully tax deductible as NCACAA is considered a non-profit organization.  They will be sent a letter on our letterhead acknowledging their contribution.
Also, in-kind donations such as snacks, beverages, etc. that can be used in the hospitality room or as door prizes are greatly appreciated.  Small tokens that represent the area's rich diversity of agriculture and tourism are welcome as door prizes or for participant bags.  

Make checks payable to NCACAA and mail to Ross Young, NC Cooperative Extension Center,  258 Carolina Lane, Marshall, NC 28753.

For more information contact your local Cooperative Extension Center and ask for the Commercial Horticulture Agent.