Stephenson County Farm Bureau News

Defensive Driving class scheduled for November 11-12

We've scheduled another Defensive Driving class with popular veteran instructor Doug Sommer for Wednesday-Thursday November 11-12 - click here to see the flyer with complete details, and call (815) 232-3186 to register.

Get your discounted flu shot!

Once again this year we're offering discounted flu shots for SCFB members, but rather than coming on a specific day you can go to the Stephenson County Health Department at 10 W. Linden Street in Freeport during October and November and get your shot at your convenience. Cost is $20 for FB members and $25 for non-members.

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A weekly news and opinion column by SCFB Manager Bruce Johnson.

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Check out new BBQ sauce at SCFB store!

We’re pleased to offer another great food item at our FB store as we now have Henn House BBQ sauce on the shelves. Henn House BBQ is run by Philip and Johanna Hennenfent from Oneida in Knox County, and they’ve expanded their successful award-winning catering business to now include packaged sauces. They've rapidly grown their market presence through Hy-Vee and other stores, and we’re pleased to introduce them to northern Illinois. There are two flavors, Sweet BBQ and Sweet Heat BBQ, and the 12 oz. bottles sell for $5 each.

Director opening on SCFB board

We will be filling a vacancy on the SCFB Board of Directors at our November 24 annual meeting as Ryan Keltner has announced that he will be retiring after 20 years on the board. Ryan has been an instrumental part of many successes with the organization, including several years as president and considerable involvement with Young Leaders activities.

Sign up to win 2-year lease of a new Ford pickup!

Illinois Farm Bureau members are urged to sign up for the "Built Tough F-150 Sweepstakes" by October 30, 2015 - one lucky member in the 9 participating states will will a free 2-year lease on a new 2015 Ford F-150 pickup. Click here to go to the link for registration! Don't forget that Farm Bureau members are eligible for Bonus Cash savings of $500 on the purchase or lease of a new 2014/2015/2016 vehicle (some exclusions apply).

Signup underway for 2016 Tri-State trips

Area Farm Bureaus and Tri-State Travel are sponsoring "Railroads of New England Fall Explorer" (two trips with both bus and bus/flight options on September 23-October 2 and October 1-10) and "Washington D.C. in the Springtime" (March 30-April 5 and April 6-12). 

Place your order for Terri Lynn nuts & candies!

We're taking orders for those delicious Terri Lynn nuts and candies now through October 30th, with delivery by November 20 in time for your holiday baking, snacking and gift needs. New this year are the Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Melts with Sea Salt and the Milk Chocolate Covered Cashews (sorry, the Dark Chocolate Cashews were discontinued). Click here to access the order form!


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