Ohio Farm Bureau donates to Aullwood


By Darrell Wacker - dwacker@civitasmedia.com



Pictured are Christy Montoya, Montgomery County Farm Bureau Organization Director, Tom Hertlein – Montgomery County Farm Bureau Trustee, Janice Welshheimer – Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation board member, Chris Baker, Executive Director - Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation, Alexis Faust, Executive Director - Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm, Sam Wickham, Farm Manager – Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm, and Jeff Trick, Farmer – Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm.


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BUTLER TWP. — Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm received an official grant award from the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation at Aullwood Farm on Tuesday, April 4, 2017.

Chris Baker, Executive Director for the Ohio Farm Bureau, made the presentation of the $2,600 check along with Janice Welshheimer, board member of the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation to Alexis Faust, Executive Director of Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm. Joining Chris Baker for the presentation was Christy Montoya, Montgomery County Farm Bureau Organization Director, and Tom Hertlein, Trustee for the Montgomery County Farm Bureau. Aullwood was also represented by Sam Wickham, Farm Manager, and Jeff Trick, Farmer for Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm.

The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation made this award to support Aullwood’s educational programs at the farm including the candle-dipping program and the maple syrup program both of which are enjoyed by thousands of students and members of the community each year. This grant will allow Aullwood to update much-needed equipment and supplies to continue to offer these engaging and educational programs. Aullwood is grateful for the support of the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation.

Pictured are Christy Montoya, Montgomery County Farm Bureau Organization Director, Tom Hertlein – Montgomery County Farm Bureau Trustee, Janice Welshheimer – Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation board member, Chris Baker, Executive Director – Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation, Alexis Faust, Executive Director – Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm, Sam Wickham, Farm Manager – Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm, and Jeff Trick, Farmer – Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/19/2017/04/web1_OFBAullwood.jpegPictured are Christy Montoya, Montgomery County Farm Bureau Organization Director, Tom Hertlein – Montgomery County Farm Bureau Trustee, Janice Welshheimer – Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation board member, Chris Baker, Executive Director – Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation, Alexis Faust, Executive Director – Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm, Sam Wickham, Farm Manager – Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm, and Jeff Trick, Farmer – Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm. Contributed photo

By Darrell Wacker

dwacker@civitasmedia.com

Reach Darrell Wacker at 937-684-8983 or on Twitter @VandaliaDrummer.

Reach Darrell Wacker at 937-684-8983 or on Twitter @VandaliaDrummer.