CHEROKEE COUNTY — The Agri-Business Committee of the Jacksonville Chamber recently donated funds from the 2013 Annual Hay Show & Sale. The Cherokee County Soil & Water Conservation and the Cherokee County Exposition Center each received $2,643.57. The Cherokee County Scholarship Fund received a total of $5,287.14. Serving on the Agri-Business Committee are Roland Adams & Charles Dickerson, Co-Chairs; Debbie Kerzee, Kris Sturrock, Tam Nannen and committee members Aaron Low, Randy Gorham, David Butler, Bruce Mehlenbacher and Bryon Underwood.
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