Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Newark FFA to Participate in Scarecrow Fest

Newark FFA students are selling mums, gourds, pumpkins, broom corn, and Indian corn at the Meadowlands Scarecrow Fest in Newark on Saturday, October 4th (9 a.m.-5 p.m.) and Sunday, October 5th (10 a.m.-4 p.m.) Newark FFA has been providing fall decorations for the community off and on for over 10 years. All proceeds go to the members of the FFA chapter to pay for leadership camp scholarships, state and national convention scholarships, and for program equipment and supplies. Joe Steffen, FFA instructor at Newark High School, is coordinating the student activities.

Meadowlands Farm is located at 13890 County Line Road, Newark, IL. (10 miles from Rt. 47 & 71 intersection; 5 miles from Rt. 52 & 71 intersection).

FFA Fall Mums For Sale

The Newark FFA has fall mums that were raised by the students and will be sold until they are sold out. They are in 1 gal pots and are $6. each or 3 or more for $5 each. Pumpkins and Gourds coming soon. Mums can also be purchased at Scarecrow Fest October 4th & 5th. Contact Mr. Steffen @ 815-695-5164 ext. 228or any Newark FFA member