• Neosho Area Chamber of Commerce Announces Farm-To-Fork Appreciation Night

  • Neosho Area Chamber of Commerce Announces Farm-To-Fork Appreciation Night

    Upcoming event to show appreciation to local Agriculture Community 
    Neosho, MO. July 9, 2019—Neosho Area Chamber of Commerce (NACC) announces upcoming Farm-To-Fork Appreciation Night to be held on Tuesday, November 12th at Lost Creek Saloon in Bordertown Casino & Arena. This inaugural event is designed to honor the hard-working individuals, families, and businesses that further the agricultural impact in Newton and McDonald Counties. During the event, the Neosho Area Chamber of Commerce's 2019 agriculture scholarship recipient will be updating on their achievement. 

    Farm-To-Fork Appreciation Night will offer an evening of food, drinks, dancing, entertainment, information and camaraderie for people in and out of the Agriculture industry. It’s about education, admiration, and gratitude for the area’s farmers, ranchers and consumers as well as agri-business and agri-business research representatives.

    This event will feature a custom dinner prepared by Indigo Sky Casino & Resort, live entertainment from local Bobby DeGonia Band and a panel of speakers including 4th Generation Missouri Cattle Farmer Glen Cope, Missouri State Representative, and Agricultural Chairwoman Hannah Kelly, and Missouri Farm Bureau’s Director of National Legislative Affairs Spencer Tuma. Social Hour starts at 5:30 p.m. with live music and line dancing. Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. followed by programming. The concert will kick off at 8:30 p.m. to close out the evening. Tickets are $20 per person. Contact Janel Wilder via email at janel@neoshocc.com or call (417) 451-1925 to purchase tickets. Additional information is available online at neoshocc.com/events.


    Farm-to-Fork Appreciation Night is hosted by the NACC’s Agriculture Committee and made possible by local businesses including presenting sponsor, Opal Foods. The event is the NACC’s way to thank the agricultural community in and around the Neosho area for their hard work and dedication to the industry, as well as their patronage of area businesses while enhancing opportunities for local youth in agriculture. Newton and McDonald Counties are home to over 2,500 farms combined. Crops include grains, oilseeds, dry beans, dry peas, vegetables, melons, potatoes, and sweet potatoes. Livestock, poultry, and products include poultry, eggs, cattle, milk, hogs, pigs, sheep, goats, wool, mohair, horses, mules, burros and donkeys.

    Incorporated in 1949, the Neosho Area Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit, voluntary organization of the Neosho business community.  It unites business, industry, and professional individuals to improve the economy and build a more vibrant and prosperous community.  The Chamber’s strength lies in its membership, enabling them to accomplish collectively what no one could do individually.