Scholarships Available for Women’s Leadership Conference

Feb. 24, 2016

Final Logo-01Gainesville, Fla. – The Florida Farm Bureau Federation is providing $2,000 in scholarships for members to attend the Women’s Leadership Conference in Boca Raton March 31-April 2.

Eight $250 scholarships will be awarded to Farm Bureau women to attend the conference. Priority of scholarships will be given to first-time attendees.

“Women are the backbone of the farm and this year’s conference will recognize the important role women play in sharing the story of agriculture,” said Michael Rogalsky, director of field services. “There will be an awards banquet, lots of networking, informative workshops, farm tours and a special keynote from celebrity farm mom Amy Roloff.”

Themed “Southern Exposure,” the Women’s Leadership Conference will be held at the Boca Raton Marriott March 31-April 2.

Registration for the conference is $100 per individual plus lodging. To apply for a scholarship, visit https://floridafarmbureau.formstack.com/forms/wlcs16. The deadline for applications is February 26, 2016.

Scholarship funding is available through the support of the Southern Farm Bureau Life and Casualty Insurance Companies.

Florida Farm Bureau, the state’s largest general agricultural organization, represents more than 144,000 member-families. We serve to enhance farm enterprise and improve rural communities.

Media contacts:
G.B. Crawford, Public Relations Director
352.374.1517
gb.crawford@ffbf.org

Michael Rogalsky, Field Services Director
352.672.0556
michael.rogalsky@ffbf.org