California FFA News Summer 2017 - Page 13

{ Continued from page 11 } Bottom top: Jeana Hultquist from the Farm Credit Alliance kicked-off the pledge process with Farm Credit committing $50,000/year for the next four years. Bottom: Once the Gala was over, the State Offi cers kept Mike Rowe comfortable and entertained in the dorm. Clockwise, starting at upper left: Thank you to The Zenith for their commitment to the FFA, as well as the sponsorship of Mike Rowe. The State Offi cers shared with guests how they’ve witnessed FFA positively impacting members throughout California. Thank you to Manteca FFA for the amazing fl oral centerpieces and Galt FFA for designing and fabricating the fl oral stands. All the fl owers for the Gala were donated by the California Cut Flower Commission. Mike Rowe worked the room with his humor as he sought bids for his ‘Drinks with Mike Rowe’ donated auction experience. • California FFANEWS • PAGE 13 • Summer 2017