Georgia Poultry Federation plans Spring Meeting

April 15, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Ga. — The 2013 Annual Spring Meeting of the Georgia Poultry Federation will be held the weekend of April 19-21 at Legacy Lodge, Lake Lanier Islands, Buford, Ga..

The non-profit Research & Service Exhibits will open at 3 p.m. on Friday, April 19. Regular exhibitors are: AgGeorgia Farm Credit, Georgia Poultry Federation, Georgia Poultry Laboratory Network, Georgia Tech Research Institute, USDA’s Agricultural Research Service and the University of Georgia Departments of Population Health and Poultry Science.

The Annual Business Meeting, with election of officers and directors for 2013-14, will be on Friday evening followed by the popular Family Bingo Game which features prizes from poultry, allied and area companies. Those who donate prizes, value of $25 or more, and have notified the federation office by March 22, will be listed in the program and announced during the game. All donors will be recognized.  Those who plan to attend the meeting can bring their donated prizes to the federation desk at Legacy Lodge by 6 p.m. on Friday, April 19.  Please include name and address of donor.

Saturday sports events include a golf tournament, horseshoes tournament, a 5K race, one-mile fun run and one-mile walk. The day’s activities end with the Saturday Evening Banquet.

The weekend meeting concludes with the traditional Poultry Industry Church Service on Sunday at 9 a.m.

Registration information can be obtained by e-mailing or by calling 770-532-0473.  Room reservations can be made by calling Legacy Lodge at 800-768-5253 or 770-945-8787 and mentioning attendance at the federation’s meeting. For information on the resort and the area, visit


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