The West Virginia Agriculture and Forestry Hall of Fame (WVAFHF) Foundation has selected eight outstanding individuals for induction in 2017. These individuals will be honored at the annual banquet at Jackson’s Mill Saturday, July 15, 2017. A reception will begin at 5 p.m., followed by dinner at the Jackson’s Mill dining hall at 6 p.m.
Inductees for 2017 are: Robert Arthur Dailey of Morgantown, Green Bank native Kirklyn McNeer Kerr, Carl W. Larew (dec.), Shirley C. Eagan of Charleston, Nora M. MacDonald of Morgantown, Staunton C. Haynes II of Charleston, Charles Russell Lloyd of Sutton and Gilbert A. Martin (dec.).
The Banquet is open to the public. Tickets are $35 each and the deadline for reservations is Friday, July 7, 2017. Tickets can be purchased from:
Hope Goff, WV Forestry Association, 304-372-1955
Tina Payne, WV Division of Forestry, 304-558-2788
Joan Harman, WV Farm Bureau, 304-472-2080, ext. 306
Denise Hunnell, WVU Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design, 304-293-2395
Robin Gothard, WVDA, 304-558-3200
Erin Gregory, WVU Cooperative Extension Service, 304-293-5694
Enshrinement in the WVAFHOF is reserved for those individuals, businesses, organizations, institutions and foundations that have made outstanding contributions to the establishment, development, advancement and improvement of the agricultural, forestry and family life of West Virginia.
The WVAFHF Foundation was chartered in 1974. In 1976, the Board of Governors voted to include forestry professionals in the Hall of Fame.
Crescent Gallagher, Communications Director firstname.lastname@example.org, 304-558-3708 or 304-380-3922