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6th Annual Northeast Nebraska Ag Banquet Set For June 17th

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The Norfolk Area Chamber of Commerce’s Agri-Business Council is once again busy preparing for the 6th
Annual Northeast Nebraska Ag Banquet, after cancelling in 2020 for safety reasons related to the
pandemic.

This years banquet will once again take place at the Madison County Fairgrounds in Madison on
Thursday, June 17, and will kick off at 5:30 p.m. Hosted by the Norfolk and Madison Area Chambers of
Commerce, the banquet’s theme is “Uniting the Agricultural & Business Communities” and targets
Madison County and the adjacent counties of Antelope, Wayne, Pierce, Stanton, Boone, and northern
Platte.

The banquet will include a pork loin dinner with a presentation by guest speaker Nebraska Cooperative
Council President Rocky Weber.

The banquet is open to the public. Tickets can be purchased for $30 through June 4 th , and $35 beginning
June 5 th at the Norfolk Area Chamber of Commerce office.

The ultimate goal of this event is to raise funds for academic scholarships available to high school
seniors and college students in Northeast Nebraska who are or intend to continue their education in the
agricultural and agri-business fields.

The event will also include awarding several deserving students $750 scholarships as well as the
presentation of the Beef Expo scholarship to the 2020 recipient. The 2021 Beef Expo event is scheduled
for Sept. 11 & 12, 2021.

A Farm Family of the Year and an Ag-Business of the Year will also be recognized that evening. Please
contact the Norfolk Area Chamber of Commerce to submit a nomination for either or both of these
awards. Nomination forms are also available on the Norfolk Chamber’s website and FaceBook page.


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