Guest Speaker: Gary Black, President, Georgia Agribusiness Council
The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce announces Farm City Week Breakfast on Thursday, November 19 at 7:30 a.m. at the East Hall Community Center. The event, coordinated by the Hall County Extension Service and Greater Hall Chamber, will feature Guest Speaker Gary Black, President of the Georgia Agribusiness Council. The event sponsor is Jackson EMC, and a complimentary breakfast will be served. Reservations are required.
Since 1995, the Hall County Extension Service and the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce have coordinated the Farm City Week Breakfast in observance of National Farm City Week, the third week in November each year. During National Farm City Week, local farmers, along with those working in agriculture and agribusiness, are honored to encourage the building of strong relationships between our rural and urban community and our city businesses and leaders. We recognize these hard-working individuals and companies who help spur our economic prosperity and feed our country, state, country and the world.
Gary W. Black is President of the Georgia Agribusiness Council, Inc., the state’s trade association for the food and fiber industry. Gary works primarily in the legislative and regulatory arenas representing the interests of farmers and agricultural businesses. In addition to his public affairs responsibilities, Black manages FOODPAC, a research consortium for Georgia’s food processing industry and AgriTrust of Georgia, the Council’s self-funded workers compensation insurance program.
Directions to the East Hall Community Center: Take Jesse Jewell Parkway. Take slight left on Old Cornelia Highway. Right on Joe Chandler Road. Left on East Hall Road. Right on P. Davidson Road. East Hall Community Center is on the left.
For Farm City Week Breakfast Reservations, contact Becky Rogers at the Hall County Extension Service, 770-535-8293. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org