The Sutherland Future Farmers of America (FFA) will hold their annual labor and pie auction at 6:30 p.m. on March 21 in the north gym of the Sutherland Public Schools. 

A freewill donation dinner will be held, with the auction to follow. FFA members will be auctioned off for a six-hour day of service. 

Those needing assistance with projects or events have the opportunity to find responsible young adults to lend a hand.  Members will be auctioned individually or in pairs. Their skills include, but aren’t limited to,  roping, branding, farming, painting, gardening, yard cleanup, mowing and babysitting.   

Proceeds from the dinner and auction will be utilized by the FFA to continue agricultural enrichment programs, travel to competitions, and participation in community service projects. 

Organizers say that FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.

The Sutherland FFA chapter completes a monthly community service project, which has included rural trash cleanup, Christmas at the Cody’s, the delivery of Valentine flowers to the elderly, and help at sporting and rodeo concession stands. 

“Our members give back to our local communities everyday. We hope that people will come out to support our efforts,” said FFA advisor Ashely Hensley. “These students are the future of agriculture and leadership.” 

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