Reminder PA FFA: Participate in the Bridging Horizons Contest!

image_leadimageAgrAbility PA launched a new contest open to students involved in Pennsylvania FFA Chapters. The contest is aimed at making a positive impact in communities across the state for farmers or agricultural workers with a disability or long-term health condition.

The contest is currently underway — but there is plenty of time to get involved and participate! Contact us directly to get ideas, gain insight, or to get started. Deadline for submissions: March 21, 2017.

Contact: Kendra Martin | Digital Media & Outreach Coordinator | AgrAbility PA
717.975.0611 ext. 128
kmartin@ucpcentralpa.org

The Bridging Horizons Community Service Contest provides an opportunity for the Pennsylvania FFA Association members to make a positive impact in their community to enhance independence and promote success of farmers and agricultural workers with disabilities or long-term health conditions.

The contest will accept entries in three categories:

1.    Design and create an assistive technology table-top demonstration
2.    Develop an AgrAbility PA promotional video
3.    Complete a service project that helps farmers with disabilities and/or their family members

Monetary awards will be given to the one statewide winner in each category (3) and an overall winner.The winning entry in each category will be awarded $400; an additional $800 will be awarded to an overall grand-prize winner.

Learn more: http://bridginghorizonspa.org

This contest is in association with the AgrAbility for Pennsylvanians Project which is a statewide partnership with USDA-NIFA, Penn State Extension, and UCP Central PA.

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The mission of AgrAbility for Pennsylvanians is to assist farmers and agricultural workers with a disability or long-term health condition by providing the resources and support they need to live independently and continue in production agriculture.

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