Monday, July 28, 2008

Missouri Farmers Union New Beginnings Leadership Tour

New Beginnings Leadership Tour

For more information on the New Beginnings Leadership Tour or to nominate an attendee, contact Missouri Farmers Union at 573-659-4787 ext. 302 or ameyer@missourifarmersunion.org.

Agenda

Tuesday, July 29, 2008
Springfield Holiday Inn North

8:30 a.m. Registration and Refreshments
Press Conference with local media

9:00 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
Senator Wes Shoemyer

9:15 a.m. Introduction Activity

9:45 a.m. Family Farm Agriculture and Farmers Union 101
Brooks Dailey, National Farmers Union
10:30 a.m. Break

10:45 a.m. “Building Confidence” Media Training and Public Speaking
John Robinson, Robinson Thought Propulsion and former Missouri Tourism Director

11:30 a.m. “It’s Okay” Creating New Opportunities in Today’s Changing World
Joe Maxwell , former Missouri Lieutenant Governor

Noon “Unlock Your Power” Luncheon
Russ Kremer, Missouri Farmers Union President

1 – 2:15 p.m. Breakout Session 1:
“Politically Correct” Effective Advocacy and Communication or
“Championing the Chair” Parliamentary Procedure and Effective Meetings

2:15 p.m. Break

2:30—3:15 p.m. Breakout Session 2:
Opportunities in Sustainable Agriculture
Bill McKelvey, Sustainable Agriculture Program, University of Missouri-Columbia or
“Have a Plan”: For your Operation, Your Community and Yourself
Jill Lucht, Community Policy Analysis Center, University of Missouri-Columbia

3:30 p.m. Closing Session
Senator Wes Shoemyer

4:00 p.m. Reception and Missouri Wine Tasting
Missouri Wine and Grape Board

“Leaders Never Stop Learning”
July 28—Hannibal, Quality Inn and Suites
July 29—Springfield, Holiday Inn North Hotel
July 30—Ste. Genevieve, Hotel Ste. Genevieve
For more information on the New Beginnings Leadership Tour, contact Missouri Farmers
Union at 573-659-4787 ext. 302 or ameyer@missourifarmersunion.org.
New Beginnings
Leadership Tour
TIME EVENT
8:30 a.m. Registration and Refreshments
9:00 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:45 a.m. Family Farm Agriculture and Farmers Union 101
10:30 a.m. Break
11:30 a.m. “It’s Okay” Creating New Opportunities in Today’s Changing World
Noon “Unlock your Power” Luncheon
AGENDA
1:00 p.m.—2:15 p.m. Breakout Session 1: “Politically Correct” Effective Advocacy and Communication or
“Championing the Chair” Parliamentary Procedure and Effective Meetings
2:15 p.m. Break
10:45 a.m. “Building Confidence” Media Training
2:30 p.m.—3:15 p.m. Breakout Session 2: Opportunities in Sustainable Agriculture or “Have a Plan”: For
your Operation, Your Community and Yourself
3:30 p.m. Closing Session
4:00 p.m.—5:00 p.m. Reception and Missouri Wine Tasting

LEADERS NEVER STOP LEARNING

We are now offering educational programs to develop and enhance the knowledge and skills of rural Missourians.

We will provide you with the keys to function as a trusted leader and advisor. Whether you are a farmer, business owner or simply reside in a rural community, this program is for you.

Only twenty participants, will be selected at each location. Please contact us to submit your name for participation, or a nomination for a potential participant. The information is for everyone.

If you are a member of Missouri Farmers Union, or this is your first experience with the organization, we are excited to invite you to unlock your power during this event.

REGISTER NOW!

2 comments:

dirtsister said...

ok, I had no idea the farmers had a union. And now? I wonder. Why?

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