Beech Grove Farm Bureau

1949

DOCUMENT WRITTEN BY : TINA EASLEY

I HAVE CREATED THIS DOCUMENT WHILE RESEARCHING THE OLD NEWSPAPERS . I HAVE RE-WRITTEN THE ARTICLE BELOW IN MY OWN WORDS MAKING THE DOCUMENT BELOW COPYRIGHTABLE.

I BOUGHT THIS OLD PAPER AT A FLEA MARKET ! OH WHAT A TREASURER!

TINA EASLEY

tina@grnco.net

http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ar/county/greene/

THE BIG PICTURE - DECEMBER 9, 1949

BEECH GROVE MEMBERSHIP DRIVE SETS GOAL AT 100

THE BEECH GROVE FARM BUREAU LAUNCHED IT 1950 MEMBERSHIP DRIVE AT A COON AND FISH DINNER MEETING , MONDAY , DECEMBER 5TH.

APPROXIMATELY 120 MEN , WOMEN AND CHILDREN , WERE PRESENT.

THIRTY NEW MEMBERS WERE WRITTEN UP ON THE SPOT.

RALPH MANGRUM WAS RE-ELECTED PRESIDENT , OTHER OFFICERS ELECTED WERE ;

ARTIE SCOBEY , VICE PRESIDENT

VERLOUS HORNE , SECRETARY , TREASURER

TONY JOHNSON , REPORTER

MEMBERSHIP CAPTAINS ARE BERT WILLIS , HERBERT PIGUE , C.W. HORNE AND NAT DACUS .

SPEAKERS AT THE PROGRAM ARE COUNTY PRESIDENT , GEO. COLLIER , COUNTY SECRETARY , CHARLES SMITH , COUNTY AGENTS E.N. SANDERS AND GEORGE CAIN , ALFRED THOMPSON OF THE FARMERS COOPERATIVE EXCHANGE AND BILL HOLMES OF THE FARM BUREAU SERVICE. THE COMMITTEE AND THE LADIES WERE GIVEN A VOTE OF THANKS FOR THE FINE WORK PREPARING THE DINNER WHICH WAS SERVED IN THE BEECH GROVE LUNCH ROOM.