(SHELBY) Carstens 1880 Farmstead, Inc. will hold its annual meeting, Monday, January 8, 2013 at 7:00 pm at the Shelby Community Building in Shelby.
For those wishing to re-new or begin a new membership in Carstens 1880 Farmstead, Inc. membership forms are available on the organization’s web page. Memberships can be paid on January 8 during the annual meeting or they may be mailed to: Carstens 1880 Farmstead, Inc., PO Box 302, Shelby, IA 51570.
An election for positions on the board of directors will be held. Proxy voting will be available for those who cannot attend the meeting. Members may access a Proxy by visiting www.carstensfarm.com.
“We will discuss what is in store for visitors to the farm in 2013,” says President Mel Hursey. Reports will be given on Farm Days 2012 and on-going repair and maintenance projects at the farm. Immediately following the election, members of the board will vote on officers for 2013. “We will review the past year and hold elections for the 2013 officers. Hope to see you there,” adds Hursey.
Carstens 1880 Farmstead, Inc. members, as well as the general public, are encouraged to attend. Those attending will have the opportunity to renew their memberships or purchase a new membership. Memberships are important for sustaining the farm’s operations.