AFR to Host Leadership Summit for Oklahoma Youth July 23-29

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OKLAHOMA CITY—American Farmers & Ranchers (AFR) Cooperative will host more 270 Oklahoma students next week as they learn to be effective leaders in their homes, schools and communities. Held at the Heartland Conference Center in Midwest City, the 2023 AFR Leadership Summit will be divided into two sessions: Teen Session for students entering grades 7-9 and Senior Session for students entering grades 10-12.


The AFR Leadership Summit focuses on leadership development and team-building exercises. The theme of this year’s Summit is “Mission: I’m Possible.” In addition to this year’s leadership development activities, Summit attendees will participate in a camp-wide service project. For this year’s Summit project, students will prepare 500 care boxes for active military personnel serving overseas.


About American Farmers & Ranchers Cooperative: AFR Cooperative is a membership services organization established in 1905 as Oklahoma Farmers Union. AFR provides educational, legislative and cooperative programs across the state and serves as a watchdog for Oklahoma’s family farmers and ranchers and rural communities. The organization is actively supportive of the state’s agricultural industry and rural population with membership consisting of farmers actively involved in production agriculture and non-farmers adding their voice in support of AFR principles.