Category: Polk Chapter

Polk Chapter Winter Update

Fall continued to be busy for the Polk county ladies! We reached out to Polk, Marion and Benton county high schools to encourage students to write an essay for our 2017 Constitutional Essay contest. As of today, we have received nine entries! A definite increase from past years. Prizes awarded will be $250 for first…
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Polk Chapter Fall Update

Polk County OWA has been busy this summer! Here’s what we’ve been working on: At the Polk County Fair – We presented our “Explore Opportunities in Agriculture” display board with brochures detailing a few of the many jobs available in agriculture. We also helped manage the Passport Program. As people entered the fairgrounds, we encouraged…
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Polk Chapter Summer Update

Polk county meets on the second Monday of each month at 11:30 AM at the Eola Inn, Rock n Rogers Restaurant in west Salem. All are welcome to join us! Arlene Kovash traveled to two AAW events this year, (the Mid-Year Meeting and Fly In), and Deb Thomas helped with Ag Fest. Our monthly meetings…
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Polk Chapter Spring Update

The Polk County ladies provided an Ag table at the Mid-Valley Winter AgFest, held at the Polk County Fairgrounds in Rickreall February 25th & 26th. It was a success. Thank you to our membership for their time at the event and to Deb Thomas for her hard work and efforts organizing the event. We look…
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Polk Chapter Winter Update

The New Year brings a new event.  Saturday, January 7 is our Annual Meeting from 10 am to 2 pm at Loydee Stonebrink’s home on Rickreall Road.  This will be a brainstorming meeting on “What are our goals as a county chapter?, What do we do well as a chapter?, What new or different things…
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Polk County’s 2015 Constitutional Essay Contest

In recognition of Constitution Day on September 17, Polk County Women for Agriculture announces the subject of its fifth annual Constitutional Essay Contest. “Name five things you learned when you read the Constitution and write a paragraph about each” is this year’s task for Polk County High School students. Prizes are first place $300, second…
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