Join us in celebrating the rich legacy and profound impact of agriculture in the Columbus area! The 55th Annual Rural Recognition Banquet is just around the corner, taking place at the Ag Park Club Room on Tuesday, March 19, 2024.
Organized by the Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce Agribusiness Committee, the Rural Recognition Banquet is a community-driven event that seeks to recognize and honor the tireless efforts of our local ag producers and agribusiness professionals. Agriculture is Nebraska's number one industry, and we are proud to celebrate it and the critical role it plays in our region.
In Platte County, agriculture's influence extends beyond farming, manufacturing, and tourism. This year, we are thrilled to recognize the tremendous contributions of several award recipients, including the following:
We invite businesses and individuals who are passionate about agriculture to become sponsors of this extraordinary event. All proceeds go towards scholarships for ag programs at Central Community College – Columbus Campus, as well as providing meals for our honored guests, their families, and local farmers. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact Sandie Fischer at 402-564-2769. Donations for Central Community College scholarships can be made online at www.paypal.com/donate.