Summer Heats Up

Written by NAMA on Tuesday, June 6, 2006 , 9:16 am

Get out of the office and into the warm summer sun with an upcoming outdoor chapter event. Check out the events below:

North Central Golf Outing
North Central NAMA will host their annual golf outing on Thursday, June 22, at Willingers Golf Club in Northfield, MN. Registration for the golf outing will begin at 11:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 1:00 p.m. A dinner and awards ceremony will follow the golf outing. The cost for the North Central Golf Outing is $100 per player and includes golf, cart, range balls, dinner and great prizes! Hole sponsorships are available for $200 and include 1 registration.

For more information or to register a team, contact Troy Schroeder at Broadhead + Co. at 612-617-7930 or via e-mail at

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Iowa NAMA Field-to-Food Run
The annual Iowa NAMA Field-to-Food Run will take place on Friday, June 23. The Field-to-Food Run kicks off with the 1-mile Walk starting at 6:45 p.m. and the 5K Run starting at 7 p.m. Pioneer Hi-Bred Intl., Inc. has graciously agreed to host the starting line in their corn/soybean fields while the finish line will be north of Hy-Vee in Johnston, IA.

The Iowa NAMA Chapter began the Field-to-Food Run eleven years ago to help promote the vital link agri-business plays in bringing food to our tables. More than $50,000 has been raised by Iowa NAMA through the Run. All proceeds from the race will go to The Iowa FFA Foundation and Farm Safety 4 Just Kids.

For more information, download the Field-to-Food Run Brochure in an Adobe .PDF document or visit,

Iowa NAMA volunteers and company donations are welcome. Please contact Stephanie Vinton for more information at 515-231-4212 or via e-mail at

MoKan NAMA Golf Classic
MoKan NAMA will host their annual Golf Classic on Thursday, June 29, at the Prairie Highlands Golf Course in Olathe, KS. Registration will begin at 11:15 a.m. with a shotgun start at 1:00 p.m. Cost is $115 per player or $460 per team.

To register for the golf outing, visit

If you would like to sponsor for this event please contact Bob Brunker, Ken Dean or Ken Staley:

1. Bob Brunker, J.L Farmakis, (816) 746-8814

2. Ken Dean, High Plains Journal, (913) 390-9030

3. Ken Staley, Staley Marketing Group, (913) 492-3830

All proceeds from the MoKan Golf Classic will benefit the Student NAMA Chapters that are sponsored by MoKan NAMA.

MoKan Ag Tour
MoKan NAMA will again host an Ag Tour prior to the NAMA Boot Camp on Tuesday, August 22. The tour will depart from the Hyatt Regency Crown Center at 8:30 a.m. and will make its first stop at the Kansas City Board of Trade. The next stop will be Tailgate Ranch and Pine Family Farms and then on to Heritage Tractor. The tour will return to the hotel by 4:00 p.m. and includes lunch and refreshments. The cost for the tour is $45.

For more information on the Ag Tour and the NAMA Boot Camp, visit

To register visit,

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