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Farm Safety Day

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2019 will be at Hickson Public School


2018: AJ Baker Publice School
2017: Thamesford Public School
2016: Zorra Highland Park
On June 12, 2018 the Embro and Zorra Agriculture Society held a very successful Progressive Agriculture Safety Day at AJ Baker Public School. Firstly we would like to thank the committee who worked diligently for the last 4 months to pull it all together. The Committee members were: Ron King, Mike McKone, Jim Gillespie, Todd Arthur, Rebecca Rennie, Marcus Ryan, Joanne Montgomery, Jess Nicholson, Katelyn Sykes, Christine Passmore and Coordinator Marian Sterk.
We would like to also thank all our presenters, volunteers, donors and sponsors.

Presenters:
  • Southwestern Public Health (3 stations) 
  • Township of Zorra (Thamesford Pool Staff) 
  • Woodstock Police 
  • OPP 
  • CanBike 
  • Operation Life Saver (Train Safety) 
  • Uniondale Fire Fighters 
  • Oxford County Paramedic Service 
  • Dowler – Karn 
  • Workplace Safety & Prevention Services 
  • BASF - Scott Hodgins 
  • Oxford County Federation of Agriculture 
  • Embro & Zorra Agriculture Society 
  • Middlesex Farm Safety 
  • Harry Van Egdom 
  • Jim Walton 
  • Nathan Brenneman 
  • Marcus Ryan 
Other Volunteers that helped make this day run smoothly:
  • Thamesford Lions Club 
  • McFarlan Rowland Insurance 
  • AJ Baker Parent Volunteers 
  • Tents -Egg Farmers of Ontario 
  • Tractors & Lawn Equipment - Huron Tractor 
  • Skid Steer - Delta Power Equipment 
  • Harvester - Sunova Equipment 
 
Grab Bags
Many of the organizations/presenters added things to the grab bags , also: 
  • Salford Group
  • Heartland Mutual Insurance
  • Western General 

Uniondale Firefighters provided first aid kits  Donations: 
  • Farm Credit Canada 
  • Canadian Agriculture Safety Association 
  • Trillium Mutual Insurance 
  • Marie Keasey 
  • McFarland Rowlands Insurance 
  • Connie Henderson/Henderson Farms 
  • Oxford County Federation of Agriculture 

With some of these funds we have purchased ear plugs and a water bottle that each of the kids received  in their grab bags.
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