KARA announces virtual scholarship auction for 2020

KARA announces virtual scholarship auction for 2020

Despite cancellation of the 2020 Kansas Agri Business Expo, Kansas Agribusiness Retailers Association (KARA) will still be raising money for its scholarship fund with a two-week online auction beginning at noon on Monday, November 16, 2020 and ending at noon on Tuesday, December 1.

“The scholarship auction is the association’s primary fundraiser for assisting students in our state pursue their educations,” KARA President and CEO Ron Seeber said. “The items donated and the proceeds from the auction directly benefit our industry by helping fund the education of the future of our workforce.”

More information, including a link to the auction website and a catalog of items will be available soon.

The KARA scholarship program annually awards nearly $10,000 to deserving students who wish to continue their academic studies in agricultural-related fields.

“I would like to express my sincere gratitude for this award,” said Megan C., a 2019 KARA scholarship recipient and Fort Hays State University student. “I am extremely honored to have been selected and my education will be indefinitely impacted by this generous opportunity.”

To donate an item, please fill out the pledge form on our website by using the link below, or email Sidney Storey (sidney@kansasag.org).

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