Featured image: past convention photo of the winning team of the Annual Jim Watson Competitive Cup Softball Game
The famed Shore Lodge in McCall, ID, will once again serve as a scenic venue for the Annual Idaho-Oregon Fruit and Vegetable Association Convention, with highlights to include receptions, meetings, speakers, family-friendly activities, softball and golf during the June 8, 9 and 10 event.
For those interested in attending, IOFVA President Cheryl Leavitt said, “Please join us in beautiful McCall for the 60th Annual Idaho-Oregon Fruit & Vegetable As- sociation Convention. The Board of Directors, Convention Planning Committee and Association Staff are excited to have you join us for the weekend.
On Thursday afternoon, Fox Packaging is once again hosting the Opening Reception. Later that evening meet us in the Upper Pavilion for a round of trivia. Wells Fargo will be the sponsor for the fun-fact mission.”
Cheryl added that Friday will be a fun day of activities that start with the traditional breakfast, and speakers will be featured during the Annual Industry Meeting. Friday morning also gives attendees’ spouses/partners the opportunity to explore McCall and a chance to check out the spa or relax around the Lodge.
Friday afternoon brings the popular Carey Inouye Memorial Golf Tournament at Whitetail, and on Friday night, everyone can enjoy the Associate Members’ and Suppliers’ Social Hour, after which the group will hear from Idaho State Director of Agriculture Chanel Tewalt, Keynote Speaker for the President’s Banquet.
Cheryl said the evening will include Blackjack, with the time and location to be announced.
Saturday morning’s Poker Walk gets started before breakfast, and following the Walk and breakfast, the members will head to the Annual Business Meeting.
“Don’t forget your mitt and cleats for the Annual Jim Watson Competitive Cup Softball Game on Saturday afternoon,” Cheryl said. “Saturday evening will be a family-friendly dinner where awards and winners from the weekend will be announced and celebrated. Following the Awards Banquet, join us in the Lower Pavilion for an evening of music with singer/songwriter Spencer Batt.”
And for youngsters, she said, “Camp Sharlie has been a positive addition to the Youth Program at the convention, and Camp Sharlie is in place for this year’s convention.”
For more information and to register, contact the Idaho-Oregon Fruit and Vegetable Association at Idaho-Oregon Fruit and Vegetable Association P.O. Box 909
Parma, ID 83660 – Phone: (208) 722-5111 Fax: (208) 722-6582