Tryon Seeks Help for Farm Bureau Youth Event April 13-16

Mike Tryon

State Rep. Mike Tryon (R-Crystal Lake) seeks a little help for his Farm Bureau friends in the following letter:

Dear friends,

McHenry County Farm Bureau could use your help.

Ag Expo, one of their largest events, will be held at the McHenry County Fair grounds from April 13th to the 16th.  The expo is held on an every other year basis and features 20 agricultural topics for third and fourth grade students.

Since it beginnings in 1988, 37,000 youth have attended this event.  They are now accepting volunteers for the following positions:

  • group leaders
  • bus parkers
  • time keepers

Please forward on to others that might be interested as well.  You may also share the info on your facebook page by copy and pasting this link.

Group Leaders:

They would like to have one group leader for each classroom (106 registered) that will visit the expo.  Group leaders will assist teachers around the grounds as they visit each of the booths.  Group leaders would need to arrive to the grounds by 9:00 a.m. for the first session.  Group leaders for the second session will need to be on the grounds by 11:40 a.m.  Group leaders with or with out an agricultural background are welcome.

Bus Parkers:

They would like some assistance with bus parking and traffic flow.  The person or persons would be responsible for directing traffic and bus parking.  This person(s) would need to be on the grounds by 8:45 a.m. for the 1st session and 11:25 a.m. for the second session.

Time Keeper:

One person is needed for each session.  Time keepers would need to arrive by 9:00 a.m. for the first session and 11:40 a.m. for the second session.

If you are interested in helping, please contact the McHenry County Farm Bureau office at 815-338-1520 or email Dan Volkers at

As always, do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or concerns regarding state issues.  It is an honor to serve you in Springfield.

Michael Tryon
State Representative – 64th District

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