FFA Chapter Tribute: Vinton-Shellsburg FFA

Max Armstrong profiles this Eastern Iowa chapter that celebrates its 87th year in 2017.

This week’s Nationwide FFA Chapter Tribute profiles Vinton-Shellsburg FFA in Vinton, Iowa.

The 175 member group is involved in a number of community activities. The chapter recently helped community members after a tornado did damage.  

The weekly FFA Chapter Tribute is an opportunity to shine a spotlight on the good work of your local chapter. Tell us about what you're doing, give us some history from your group and tell our viewers of the work you do in the community. FFA chapters across the country deserve recognition for the work they do, make sure we include yours.

To have your chapter considered for this weekly feature, send along information about your group by e-mail to Orion Samuelson at Orion@AgBizWeek.com or to Max Armstrong at Max@AgBizWeek.com. They'll get your group on the list of those that will be covered in the future. It's a chance to share your story beyond the local community. Drop Orion or Max a "line" soon.

The National FFA Organization, formerly known as Future Farmers of America, is a national youth organization of about 650,000 student members as part of 7,757 local FFA chapters. The National FFA Organization remains committed to the individual student, providing a path to achievement in premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. For more, visit the National FFA Organization online www.ffa.org, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/nationalffa, on Twitter at twitter.com/nationalffa.

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