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Polk County Agri-Fest Needs Volunteers

The 2019 Polk County Agri-Fest will be held this year from 03/11/19 - 03/15/19 and from 03/18/19 - 03/22/19,  from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Spend the day helping Polk County’s 4th Graders learn about our diverse Agriculture Industry. Throughout this ten-day field trip, 6,000 students and their teachers will explore interactive exhibits and attend hands-on workshops each day on citrus, beef cattle, phosphate, small farms, horticulture, and forestry. Positions include group leaders, citrus station kitchen assistants, and station helpers. This event is held at the UF/IFAS Polk County Extension Service complex, located at 1702 U.S. Hwy. 17 S., Bartow, FL 33830.

A Volunteer Training Workshop will be held on Thursday, March 7th at 4:00 p.m. in the Valencia Room at the Polk County Extension Office, 1702 U.S. Hwy. 17 S., Bartow. However, volunteers are not required to attend the Training Workshop to participate. 

If you would like volunteer, please email the information below to Lori Kuel at lorik@pcfb.org or you may fax the information to (863) 533-9241. You may also register online at www.pcfb.orgFor more information, please call (863) 533-0561, Ext. 112.

Below is the information that needs to be submitted to volunteer at the Polk County Agri-Fest:

Name:
Date of Birth:
Address:
Phone number:
Email:
___ Yes, I would like to volunteer for Agri-Fest. Please contact me to schedule a day(s). I prefer the following date(s) to volunteer:
___ Yes, I would like to attend the Volunteer Training Workshop on Thursday, March 7th 

___ No, I will NOT attend the Volunteer Training Workshop on Thursday, March 7th .