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Register NOW for Oct. 3 Co-op Month Breakfast & Silent Auction!

What better way to celebrate Co-op Month than gathering with friends from sister co-ops for a hearty breakfast, hear from Bette Brand of USDA and celebrate VCC’s newest award recipients! RSVP by Sept. 25; details at 2019 Co-op Month Meeting Notice

Help Us Honor Outstanding Cooperative Leaders

The Virginia Cooperative Council’s Award Committee welcomes nominations for its Career Cooperative Leadership Award and Young Cooperator Leadership Award. Nominations are due August 30, 2019 and awards will be presented October 3, 2019 at the Co-op Month Breakfast in Glen Allen. Click here for more details about eligibility criteria and the nomination form. Click here for a list of past recipients.

Notice of the June 20 Board Meeting

The Virginia Cooperative Council’s board of directors will meet Thursday, June 20 at the Farm Credit of the Virginias’ Staunton office beginning at 10 a.m. Please contact executive secretary Mary Howell by June 17 with any feedback or matters you’d like the board to consider.

 

You’re invited to the VCC’s Annual Meeting!

Join us at the Museum of Frontier Culture in Staunton on Wednesday, March 6 from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m.

Beginning at 10 a.m. in the Lecture Hall, our keynote speaker Adam Schwartz of The Cooperative Way will explain “Why & How Co-ops Create Community,” detailing methods for achieving meaningful engagement with our co-op members. Dr. Kim Morgan of Virginia Tech’s Kohl Centre will also provide updates from their Dept. of Agriculture & Applied Economics, including the activities of recent VCC scholarship winners.

A hot buffet lunch will be provided to all registered attendees. Please RSVP by February 22 via email to mary.howell@sscoop.com or call (804) 281-1211. See you there!