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  Mindy Bunselmeyer  5/5/2020 3:41:00 PM  
     
 

*******TOP PRIORITY*******

Ag Ed/FFA State Chats

Join us for a Chat on Thursday, May 7, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. 

Webinar information:

Dial-in number: (712) 451-0000

Access code: 825723 PIN

Online meeting ID: https://join.freeconferencecall.com/mbunselmeyer

Q & A with State Staff

-Please click here to view the answers to many of the questions submitted

 

Illinois FFA Center Hours & Updates - 

The Illinois FFA Center is currently closed through May 31, 2020, by Executive Order of the Governor.  FFA Center staff will be working remotely as time and technology allow. Thank you for your patience in our delayed response.

 

Items in this listserv:

****NEW Information****

  1. President Abraham Lincoln Hotel Cancellations

  2. Wyndham Hotel Cancellations

  3. Census Grant Opportunity for Illinois FFA Chapters

  1.  President Abraham Lincoln Hotel Cancellations

Just a reminder, every school or individual who made reservations at the President Abraham Lincoln Hotel for the 2020 State Convention have to cancel your own reservations.  The system won’t just do it for you.

  1.  Wyndham Hotel Cancellations

Any reservations under the Illinois FFA group block will be cancelled.  If any of you made reservations outside of the group block, you will have to cancel the reservations on your own.

  1. Census Grant Opportunity for Illinois FFA Chapters

In partnership with the Illinois Department of Agriculture, Illinois FFA & Illinois FFA Foundation are pleased to offer $125 account balance credit for event registrations to all chapters that submit the minimum requirements for more information about this opportunity click here.  

**** PREVIOUS Information Shared****

**** WORTH Sharing Again****

CONVENTION Information:

Illinois FFA Convention - 1st Business Session - Proposed Constitutional Amendment

  • Business Session will be conducted virtually on Tuesday, June 9, 2020.

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.

  • Stars Over Illinois FFA

     Presented virtually on June 10, 2020.  
  • Elections

     Conducted virtually on Thursday, June 11, 2020.  
  • State FFA Degrees

     Present/Recognize them virtually July 13 - 17, 2020 one District per night during this week.  
  • National Chapter Award Winners

     Present virtually on July 21, 2020.
  • Proficiency Award Winners

     Present virtually on July 22, 2020.
  • CDE Team and Individuals

     Present virtually on July 23, 2020
  • Retiring Addresses

     Present virtually on selected virtual convention dates.  
  • Parent Recognition

     Present virtually on selected virtual convention dates.  

IAVAT:

IAVAT Board Updates

  • Click here to view the listserv with CDE Updates

Virtual Contest Opportunities

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center

Membership Memos

  • Please complete this form if you would like to notify the Illinois FFA Center about an event in the lives of someone in our FFA Family. 

2020 - 2021 Illinois FFA CDE Schedule 

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

IACCAI:  

  • Officers - Jeff Landers, JJC - President, Brian Clement, College of Dupage - Vice President, Doug Robb, WVCC - Treasurer, Jess Smithers, Richland - Secretary, Pete Fandel, ICC - Past President

  • 2020 Conference = October 8-9, 2020 in Joliet

PAS: 

  • Recent name change from Post-Secondary Ag Students to Professional Ag Students

  • Officers - President - Gwen Heimerdinger, 1st Vice-President - Ryan Reeverts, 2nd Vice-President - Rob Janssen, 3rd Vice-President - Mazi Walker

Illinois FFA:

Gratitude Time - Click here for a google form where you can send a "Note of Thanks" card to anyone who has impacted your life! 

Operation Rising Sun

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Illinois FFA State FFA Degree Approved Candidates

  • Click here to view the list of 2020 Illinois FFA State FFA Degree Approved Candidates

2020 Illinois FFA American FFA Degree Illinois Approved Candidates

  • Click here to view the list of 2020 Illinois FFA Candidates to be recommended for the American FFA Degree

Cards Vs. Cubs, Saturday, September 12, 2020

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

January 2020 Newsletter

  • Click here to view the latest Winter Edition Illinois Association FFA Newsletter 

Illinois FFA Convention - 1st Business Session - Proposed Constitutional Amendment

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center. 

Eldon Witt Scholarship Application - DUE May 15

Illinois FFA Board Updates

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Winter 2019 Illinois FFA Newsletter

  • Click here to view the 2019 Winter Illinois FFA Newsletter

Fall 2019 Illinois FFA Newsletter

  • Click here to view the 2019 Fall Illinois FFA Newsletter  

Trading Post for 2019 - 2020

Lock Box Practicums and Activities

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

FFA Board August Updates

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

 2020 Illinois FFA State Convention Hotel Block Open

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Illinois FFA Alumni:

Illinois FFA Alumni Annual Meeting & Auction Update 

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

212 and WLC Scholarship Winners 

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Illinois FFA Alumni Auction - Chapter Baskets

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Illinois FFA Center:

Celebrate our Staff - Tammy Yard, Proudly Serving Illinois FFA Center since April 30, 2007

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center

Illinois FFA Center Survey

  • PLEASE Click here to complete a survey that will provide guidance and direction for the Illinois FFA Center and State Staff.

Ag Ed/FFA State Chats

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center

John Edgar Named SIUC College of Ag Outstanding Early Career Alumni

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Interns for Summer 2020 & Bill Johnson Legislative Intern

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Office Closings:  

  • March 23 - May 31, 2020 - FFA CENTER IS CLOSED

Illinois Foundation FFA:

Illinois Foundation FFA April Update

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Illinois Foundation FFA March 13, 2020 Update

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Illinois Foundation FFA February 14, 2020 Update

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Illinois Foundation FFA January 28, 2020 Update

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Illinois Foundation FFA January Update

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Illinois Foundation FFA December Update

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Illinois Foundation FFA November Update

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

2019 - 2020 Local Collection Drive Kickoff Listserv 

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

2018 - 2019 Illinois Foundation FFA Report 

Industry Friends of agricultural education posts:

Illinois Corn Marketing Boards Supports Your Local Chapter

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

DEKALB Agricultural Accomplishment Award

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

2020 GROWMARK Essay Contest Results

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

National FFA:

National FFA Updates

***DATES & DEADLINES - Remember***

  • May 6 - 10 - Round 1 National Chapter Award Online Judging 
  • May 12 - National Chapter Award Round 2 Judges Webinar, 4:00 p.m.

  • May 13 - 20 - Round 2 National Chapter Award Online Judging 

  • May 15 - Eldon Witt Scholarship DUE

  • June 9  - Virtual Business Session of the 92nd Annual Illinois FFA State Convention 

  • June 10 - Stars Over Illinois FFA - Presented Virtually

  • June 11 - Virtual Elections of the 2020-2021 Illinois FFA State Officer Team

  • June 11-12 -  State FFA Officer Team Meeting, Springfield

  • June 15 - IAVAT Board Meeting & Section Chairs Meeting

  • June 16 - 18 - IAVAT Conference

  • June 18 - 19 -  State FFA Officer Team Meeting, Decatur

  • July 3 - FFA Center Closed - 4th of July HOLIDAY

  • July 13 - 17 - Virtual Presentation of Illinois FFA State Degrees

  • July 20 - 23 - 92nd Annual Illinois FFA State Convention - Presented Virtually


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Mindy Bunselmeyer
Illinois FFA Center
Phone: 217-753-3328 Cell: 217-412-5646
Email: mbunselmeyer@illinoisffa.org
Address: 3221 Northfield, Springfield, IL 62702
 
     
 
 
     
     
 
 
     
     
 
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