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29th Annual Kids Ag Day: Cultivating Knowledge, Growing Futures

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By the Great Bend Chamber of Commerce

 

GREAT BEND, Kan. — The Ag-Business Committee of the Great Bend Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to announce the upcoming 29th Annual Kids Ag Day, scheduled for Wednesday, September 6th. This highly anticipated event aims to sow the seeds of knowledge among local fourth-grade students by providing them with a deeper understanding of the agriculture industry and its vital role in the community’s economy.

Kids Ag Day has been a resounding success over the years, captivating the minds of hundreds of students from public and private schools in Claflin, Hoisington, Ellinwood, Otis-Bison, Pawnee Rock, and Great Bend. This unique educational program offers children a hands-on experience, igniting their curiosity and fostering a newfound appreciation for agriculture and its significance in our daily lives.

With the unwavering support of the Great Bend community, the 29th Annual Kids Ag Day promises to be bigger and better than ever before. To make this extraordinary event a reality, the Ag-Business Committee of the Great Bend Chamber of Commerce is seeking generous contributions from individuals and businesses who share our passion for cultivating knowledge and growing futures. 

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Why Support Kids Ag Day?

  1. Empowering the Future: Kids Ag Day offers students a unique opportunity to step outside their classrooms and into the heart of the agriculture industry. By engaging them in interactive activities and educational displays, we empower these young minds to understand the importance of agriculture and inspire the next generation of agricultural leaders.
  2. Enhancing Education: As a crucial part of the curriculum, Kids Ag Day enhances the educational experience for over 350 fourth-grade students each year. Providing hands-on learning experiences will promote a deeper understanding of the agricultural processes that sustain our communities. 
  3. Nurturing Community Ties: Kids Ag Day brings together local businesses, farmers, educators, and families, fostering a sense of unity within our community. This event highlights the interconnectedness of our town’s agricultural heritage and its economic prosperity.
  4. Ensuring Sustainability: As we invest in the education of our youth, we invest in the future sustainability of our agricultural sector. Kids Ag Day sparks interest and passion for agriculture, encouraging students to consider careers in this essential industry.

How You Can Help:

The success of the 29th Annual Kids Ag Day relies on the generous support of our community. We invite individuals, organizations, and businesses to contribute financially to this meaningful cause. Your donation will directly impact the educational experience of local fourth-grade students, enriching their understanding of agriculture’s critical role in our Society. 

To contribute or learn more about supporting Kids Ag Day, please visit www.greatbend.org or contact Scott Dewerff, Committee Chairman at 620-786-2190.

Join us in sowing the seeds of knowledge and nurturing the future of our community’s agricultural heritage. Together, we can make the 29th Annual Kids Ag Day an unforgettable experience that will cultivate knowledge and grow futures for generations to come.

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