VERSAILLES – On Saturday, Feb. 23, 8 a.m. until noon, the Versailles FFA & FFA Alumni will be hosting an Omelet Breakfast to recognize local agriculturalists and promote the agriculture industry. There will be free omelet breakfast for all in attendance. This breakfast is free but will require RSVP.
The breakfast will also include a farm toy show, agriculture displays to promote the industry, and farm displays created by the local youth. This event will be open to the public. Toy show vendors that will be present at the breakfast include: Kris Hinton from Rockord, whose collection includes custom farm toys, small scale livestock and machinery buildings; Jim Ford of Athens collection focuses on 1/64 scale farm toys and custom built farm toys; Tom Barga’s, of North Star, collection focuses on custom and scratch built farm toys and 1/64 scale farm toys.
The chapter invites and encourages the youth of Darke County to participate in a farm toy display contest. Awards and monetary prizes will be awarded for each division sponsored by the Darke County Farm Bureau. All participants will receive a small prize; however, first place in each division will receive $25, second place $15, and third place $10. All displays, along with a tag with your name and age, must be delivered to the Versailles FFA Advisor Dena Wuebker at Versailles Schools near the Greenhouse door (door 4) from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21. All displays will be judged prior to the breakfast and the farm displays will be displayed on the stage of the cafetorium. Farm displays can be torn-down and loaded out between noon and 1:30 p.m. on Feb. 23.
The rules and regulations for the Farm Youth Display can be received by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org; find the information on the Versailles Exempted Village School website under the high school followed by FFA link. RSVP for the breakfast by Feb. 20 to either Dena Wuebker 937-423-2369 or through above email, or contact Taylor Bergman at Taylor.Bergman@vtigers.org or 937-621-9136 or contact Versailles FFA President Jacob Wuebker at 937-417-8798 or Versailles FFA Versailles FFA Vice-President Marcus Berger at 937-621-9249.