Annual General Meeting

2018 Jersey Canada AGM - March 15 - 17, 2018

Notice of Jersey Canada Annual General Meeting: Saturday, March 17, 2018 - Ajax, Ontario 

All members and industry partners of Jersey Canada are cordially invited to attend the upcoming Annual General Meeting of Jersey Canada on Saturday, March 17, 2018. National President Tim Sargent, along with Jersey Ontario welcome you to Ajax, Ontario for a celebration of the Jersey Cow in Canada! 

Weekend events will include:
- Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 12 noon: Kawartha Pot of Gold Sale - Sharp Acre Farm, 2173 Concession Rd 9, Enniskillen 
- Friday, March 16, 2018 - 8:00 am: Tour six Jersey farms within the Kawartha Jersey Club; 6:00 pm dinner featuring the All Canadian awards and entertainment trivia with Dr. Tim Henshaw, Hilton Garden Inn
- Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 7:30 am: Young Achievers Awards Breakfast and speaker: Dr. Tim Henshaw; 9:00 am: Annual General Meeting; 12 noon: President’s Luncheon and speaker; 6:00 pm: Awards Banquet, Ajax Convention Centre 

The Jersey Canada Annual General Meeting will take place at:
Ajax Convention Centre, 550 Beck Crescent, Ajax, Ontario L1Z 1C9
Hotel:  Hilton Garden Inn, 500 Beck Crescent, Ajax, Ontario
Reservations: (905) 686-9400 Group code: JCG

The Ajax Convention Centre is located just 45 minutes from the Toronto Airport. 

Resolutions for consideration of the membership at the annual meeting may be forwarded to the Jersey Canada office to arrive no later than Monday, March 12, 2018.  Alternatively, written resolutions may be handed to the Resolutions Chairman, David Morey, before 8:00 am, Saturday, March 17, 2018 at the meeting headquarters. 

The objectives of the meeting will be to:
• Review the financial statements of the Association;
• Receive reports from the Board of Directors, committees and staff;
• Address any proposed amendments to the by-laws; and 
• Address any business that comes before the meeting.

View / Download the registration form HERE.

Save money with our early bird discount!
Complete and return your AGM registration form by February 7, 2018 to receive your Early Bird rate. 

Schedule of Events

Thursday - March 15, 2018
Noon - Kawartha Pot of Gold Jersey Sale
Featuring a select group of Kawartha Jerseys (Enniskillen, ON)

Friday - March 16, 2018 Bring a friend!
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM - Farm Tour
1. Maplebrough Holsteins & Jerseys, Mike & Jamie Risebrough (Uxbridge, ON)
2. Aleah Holsteins & Jerseys, Yates Family (Beaverton, ON)
3. Verdurelea Jerseys, Peter & Charlotte Doble and Family (Sunderland, ON) - lunch
4. Caldeon Jerseys, Bruce & Sonya McKeown (Woodville, ON)
4. Irchel Jerseys, Kurt & Alison Schmid and Family (Little Britain, ON)
5. Enniskillen Jerseys, Tim & Sharyn Sargent and Family (Enniskillen, ON)

6:30 PM - All Canadian Dinner & Evening Entertainment (Hilton Garden Inn, Ajax, ON)
- All-Canadian Awards & Trivia with Tim Henshaw 

Saturday - March 17
Jersey Canada Annual General Meeting & Banquet (Ajax Convention Centre, 550 Beck Crescent - across from the hotel)
7:30 AM - Breakfast and Youth & Next Generation Awards
· Youth of Distinction  · Jersey Young Achievers    · Dr. Tim Henshaw Fertility Workshop

9:00 AM - Jersey Canada AGM
12 noon - Presidents Luncheon
· Hall of Fame   · Class Leaders   · Production   · Speaker: Bruce Sargent on the "Do's and Don'ts of Social Media"  

5:00 PM - Cocktails 

6:00 PM - Dinner & Entertainment 
"They Came From Away" by Trevor McKinven 

7:00 PM - Awards Banquet
· Presidents Cup · Cow of the Year · Hall of Fame Trophy · Distinguished Service · Master & Constructive Breeder

Hotel Information

Hilton Garden Inn, 500 Beck Crescent, Ajax, Ontario, L1Z 1C9
Group code: JCG (Call the hotel direct at 905-686-9400 to receive the group rate) 

*Group rates (*based on single/double occupancy - a $10 charge will apply for any additional adults +18. Plus applicable taxes.):
- Standard(1 King or 2 Queens)@ $139/nt
- King Suite (Junior Suite w/ Queen pull-out sofa)@ $159/nt
- King with Whirlpool @ $199/nt 


Jersey: The Next Generation

A unique travel assistance program geared toward Jersey breeders, ages 18 - 35. 

We want to help make it easier for out-of-province young people to attend the Jersey Canada AGM, so we are offering financial assistance. Three (3) $1000 travel bursaries are available for applicants between 18 and 35 to individuals in the following regions: Jersey West, Jersey Quebec, Jersey Atlantic. Click here for details.

Application deadline: February 23, 2018.

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