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Nominations sought for W.Va. ag hall of fame

January 15, 2008

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Nominations are being sought for the West Virginia Agriculture and Forestry Hall of Fame.

This honor is bestowed only on those who have lived in West Virginia, had a long tenured association with agriculture, forestry and family life, have made outstanding, direct contributions to those industries and demonstrated the highest standards of leadership and contribution on a local, state, national and international level.

Nomination forms are available from:

· WVU Extension Service (Brenda Aldridge, 304-293-5691,

· WVU Davis College of Agriculture, Forestry and Consumer Sciences (Denise Hunnell, 304-293-2395,

· WV Forestry Association (Sherry Barnette, 304-372-1955,

· WV Farm Bureau (LeVera Gillum, 304-472-2080,

· WV Department of Agriculture (Robin Gothard, 304-558-3200,

Selected nominees will be enshrined during the recognition dinner in July.

The hall of fame is a program of the West Virginia Agriculture and Forrestry Hall of Fame Foundation, which is an incorporated, independent, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization.


Membership is composed of West Virginia agriculture and forestry organization and individuals.

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