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    OCW Summer Meeting 
    July 7 at 11:00 AM

    Meeting to be held in the Clark County Area

    Tentative Agenda for the Day

    Friday night our dinner will be at the Historic Simon Kenton Inn in Clark County.  There are rooms available there (937-399-9950).  This will be for anyone coming from a distance and if close enough for the Friday dinner.   On Saturday will be at Dona's cousin’s barn which is called Vintage Venue on County Line Road.  Pam Whitney-Grey will speak and have a power point about saving and restoring old barns.  She is a member of “Friends of Ohio Barns”.  Also we will do a painting class of a barn with a Marilyn Reed from Kenton, Ohio.

    We will have a box lunch from “The Hive” in Mechanicsburg. Following, we will tour the Piatt Castles at West Liberty.


    Friday, July 6 - $30/person Dinner at Simon Kenton Inn (

    Saturday, July 7 - $50.00/person 

    RSVP by June 26 with check to: Dona Tullis, 4926 SR 187, London, OH 43140

    Questions: 937-605-3680 or Amy 419-536-4889.

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    From Our OCW President

    President’s Page

    Amy Coffman

    The annual OCW meeting was held in January at the Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center in Lewis Center, OH. It was great seeing everyone and catching up. Attending this year’s meeting was Penny Zimmerman. Penny was elected as the President of the American National Cattlewomen in 2017. She is the first Minnesotan to be elected as president of the ANCW.

    Even though Penny was not raised on a farm, she loved spending time with her grandparents on their farm. Penny and her husband, Bill, have raised cattle in Arizona, Idaho, Utah and currently, in Penny’s home state of Minnesota. They raise beef seedstock animals, as well as feed a few hundred cattle each year.

    Penny graduated with a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Education. After raising her four children, Penny taught elementary students for twentyeight years. During her time as a teacher, Penny helped students learn about agriculture and the beef industry.


    Janet Sutherland Jeffers of Mt.Victory

    March 29, 1929 - June 4, 2018

    Janet Sutherland Jeffers died on Monday, June 4, 2018 at Marion General Hospital at the age of 89. She was a longtime member of Hardin County Farm Bureau Council #37, a member of Ridgeway United Methodist Church where she served on United Methodist Women, a charter member of the King's Daughters Silver Star Circle, a member of the Hardin Memorial Hospital Guild, and a volunteer at Hardin Memorial. She was a 4-H advisor for many years. She was a member of the Ohio Cattlemen Association and enjoyed attending the National Cattlemen conventions in several states. Read More (link to

    Congratulations to Mike Erf from Bellevue FFA

    2018 Beef Winner