National Farm MachineryShow Trip

In the Fall of each year,the Amanda-Clearcreek FFA chapter hold's it's annual Fall Fruit Sale.As an incentive, any member who sells 25 or more of any combinationof fruit gift baskets or boxes of fruit has the opportunity to attendthe National Farm Machinery Show and Tractor Pulls held annually inLouisville, Kentucky in February. Attending members leave on Fridaymorning and return on Sunday evening, attending the machinery show,the tractor pulls and enjoy Louisville's hospitality. Each year, Mr.Sharp, one of the chapter's two advisors, also plans an educationaltour for the weekend in addition to the other activities. In pastyears, the chapter has visited the Louisville Slugger Plant,Churchhill Downs and the Dayton Airforce Museum. This is an excellenteducational opportunity for the chapter's members and a great rewardfor those hard working fruit sellers.

Page content contributed by RobertBlosser, 1999-2000 Treasurer.