The Jefferson County Farmers Federation Board includes, front row, from left Alvin Anderson, Johnny W. Morris II, President John W. Morris, Secretary-Treasurer Rhonda R. Hughes, Vice President Joel Earnest, Jeffrey Braswell and Jimmy Carmack. Back row, from left are Women’s Committee Chairman Kathy Anderson, Barry L. Jenkins, Norman McClure, J. Michael Jenkins, Young Farmers Committee Chair Brooks Hobson (Hop) Baker IV and Edwin E. Snider, III.
JEFFERSON COUNTY STUDENTS STUDYING AGRICULTURE RECEIVE COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS
Auburn University students and scholarship recipients from Jefferson County were recognized during the Alabama Farmers Federation 2016 Scholarship Recipients Luncheon Aug. 27 at the Ham Wilson Arena in Auburn. Christian Baker of Birmingham studies horticulture. Rachel Kuntz of Trussville studies environmental science. Doston Nichols of Trussville studies poultry science, pre-vet track. Janet Roberts of Vestavia studies natural resources management, and Caleb Tanner of Hoover studies forestry. The $1,750 scholarships were funded by the Jefferson County Farmers Federation and the Federation’s Alabama Farmers Agriculture Foundation. From left are Federation President Jimmy Parnell, Baker, Kuntz, Nichols, Roberts, Tanner, Jefferson County Farmers Federation President John Morris and Federation Central Region Vice President Dean Wysner. Not pictured is William Tynes of Mountain Brook.
COUNTY ALFA INSURANCE OFFICES HOST CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY
Seventeen Alfa Insurance offices across Jefferson County hosted a Customer Appreciation Day Oct. 23. Hotdogs, drinks and chips were supplied by the Jefferson County Farmers Federation, along with door prizes including Farming Feeds Alabama cookbooks and Alfa fleece blankets. Photos, clockwise from top left, Alfa customer Teasa Walton, second from right, won the grand prize for the event, tickets to the 2015 Iron Bowl at Auburn University. Walton has been an Alfa member since 1994 and said she planned to take her son with her to the game. From left are Alfa District Manager Danny Thomason, Alfa Agent Stephen Page, Walton and Jefferson County Farmers Federation President John Morris. Greensprings Alfa agent Chris Moultrie, left, has a great relationship with all his customers. From left are Leeds Alfa office Agents Rick Fitzpatrick and Nancy Armstrong and CSRs Sheryl Summers and Michelle George. From left are Alfa CSR Michelle Gothard, Alfa member Brettt Miller, CSR Jasmine Corcoran and Alfa Agent Kem Monroe.