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Franklin co-op meeting Jan. 23

January 05, 2009

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- The Franklin County Extension Association will hold its 91st annual Franklin County Cooperative Association meeting Friday, Jan. 23, at 7 p.m. at Solomon's Lutheran Church, Chambersburg.

This year's speaker will be Dr. David Wolfgang, Extension veterinarian, Penn State University, who will talk about "Animal Agriculture, an Economic Bridge in Afghanistan."

Wolfgang has made two trips to Afghanistan for the U.S. Agency for International Development to support its efforts for reconstruction and development of agriculture infrastructure.

This will be an opportunity to learn more about the people and agriculture of a country that is in the forefront of today's current events.

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The church is at 4856 Wayne Road in Chambersburg. Tickets cost $12.50 for adults and $6 for those ages 5 to 11. Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. for snacks and fellowship. At 7 p.m., a chicken and ham loaf dinner will be served buffet-style. The deadline to purchase tickets is Jan. 19.

For more information, call 717-263-9226.

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