December 31, 2015
Please see below News and Notes, a weekly newsletter created and distributed by the Bureau County Farm Bureau.  This newsletter is sent each week to keep you updated and informed on Bureau County Farm Bureau activities and current news and information you might find important.
Workplace CPR and FIRST AID
Combines CPR and First Aid training to teach participants to recognize and care for breathing and cardiac emergencies in infants, children, and adults. Learn more about first aid for cuts, scrapes, bruises, burns, bleeding, sprains, and strains; treat sudden illness, including poisoning and heat and cold emergencies and take action: and understand the role of AEDs in the Cardiac Chain of Survival.  The useful textbook will help students retain skills and serves as a reference tool in an emergency. 

Please plan to bring your lunch!

Location: Metro Center
Ages: 12 +
Day: Wednesday, February 10
Time: 9:00 - 2:00 p.m.

            CPR Only Training Session:
            5:30 -8:00 p.m.
Fee: $70.00

*Bureau County Farm Bureau members are eligible to receive a discount by contacting the Farm Bureau office for a coupon.  Discount is due to a grant offered through Illinois Farm Bureau and COUNTRY Financial.

Farm Bureau Board Members Needed
If you are a Voting member of the Bureau County Farm Bureau and are looking for a way to become more involved in your community please consider serving on the board of directors for the Bureau County Farm Bureau.
Currently we have positions open in the following districts:
District 1- Bureau, Fairfield, Gold, Greenville, Manlius and Walnut townships
District 2- Berlin, Dover, Clarion, LaMoille, Ohio and Westfield townships
District 4- Arispie-Leepertown, Hall, Princeton, Selby and Wheatland townships
At-Large- Any township in Bureau County
As representatives of the membership, board members are able to take an active role in directing the organization toward opportunities for service and the fulfillment of its obligations to all its members. If you would like more information about becoming a board member please call the Farm Bureau office.

Members Save $$$$
Alpha Dental Care

Yes, you can save money when you join the Bureau County Farm Bureau. For instance, when you join the Bureau County Farm Bureau you are automatically enrolled in the discount club. All members receive this benefit FREE for the life of their membership! This includes a 10% discount off of dental services at Alpha Dental Group Care in Peru. And as a non-farmer, you can join for just $20 a year or $75 a year for farmers. Join the Bureau County Farm Bureau and save 10% on your next visit to Alpha Dental Group. The Bureau County Farm Bureau, where membership means value.
In This Issue
Upcoming Events
December 31
            Office Closed at Noon

January 1
            Office Closed

January 11

            Audit Meeting

            6:00 p.m.


January 11

            Board Meeting

            7:00 p.m.


January 12

            Job Fair- Metro Center

             9:00 - 2:00


January 14

            FFA and YL Outing

             5:00 - 7:30

             Metro Center