The Van Wert Farm Bureau and Soil & Water Conservation District are co-hosting their annual Ag Banquet on August 10. It is being held at the Council on Aging, 220 Fox Road, Van Wert. The evening will begin with an election for two supervisors on the SWCD Board from 5-6:00 p.m., dinner catered by Gibson’s Barnyard BBQ at 6:00 p.m., and meeting following.
Tickets are $5 and are available from the Van Wert SWCD, 1185 Professional Drive, Van Wert. Deadline to purchase tickets is July 30.
The Ohio Soil and Water Conservation Commission will cause an election of Supervisors of the Van Wert Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) to be held in accordance with Chapter 940 of the Ohio Revised Code. Individuals who own or occupy land within
the Van Wert Soil and Water Conservation District and are 18 years of age or older may vote for Supervisor.
There are 3 ways an eligible voter can cast a ballot:
1.) At the SWCD office from July 12, 2021 until August 10, 2021
during normal business hours; or
2.) At the SWCD Annual Meeting, which will take place at the Van Wert Council on Aging at 220 Fox Rd. Van Wert on August 10, 2021 from 5:00-6:00 pm.; or
3.) Voting absentee from July 12, 2021 until August 10, by requesting the ballot application and election ballot from the SWCD office at the following address
1185 Professional Drive, Van Wert, by calling 419‐238-9591, or email email@example.com . Absentee ballots must be receivedby the SWCD office by August 10, 2021. Supervisors will be elected to a three‐year term commencing January 1, 2022
and ending December 31, 2025.
1. Elliot Callow
2. Richard Rice
3. Darryl Ricketts
We are currently accepting applications for a District Special Projects Technician- H2Ohio. Please see attachments below.
Tristin Miller is the winner of the 2021 scholarship contest. Tristin is a 2018 graduate from Lincolnview Highschool. He was involved in FFA and has received several other scholarships through all of his hard work. Tristin is in his 3rd year at Wright State University- Lake Campus. He is studying Agriculture Business Management. We do appreciate all who participated and hope to see the continued support next year.
Congratulations to Hunter Burley and Lauren Gross for winning the poster contest for K to 1st grade and 2nd to 3rd grade. Posters will be submitted to the state for a chance to win.
Congratulations to Raylee Sheeter for winning the poster contest for 4th to 6th grade. Raylee's poster will be submitted to the state for a chance to win