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AFR Company News - July 2012

AFR Holds Baseball Camp

AFR Insurance in cooperation with the OKC RedHawks recently put on a Baseball Camp for kids between the ages of 6 and 14.

This was used by AFR Insurance Agents across the state to reward their customers or just to help support and build relationships with the local little league teams.

Players and coaches from the RedHawks showed the kids tips on how to hit, field, pitch, and run the bases on a Friday morning followed by lunch.

146 campers from across Oklahoma enjoyed the camp on July 27, 2012.

Oklahoma Agriculture Groups Push for Farm Bill Passage

In a July 23 letter to congressional leaders, Oklahoma's agriculture groups congratulated U.S. House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas, R-Okla., and Ranking Member Collin Peterson, D-Minn., on the success in passing the FARRM Act through the committee with a strong bipartisan vote.

In the letter, sent to Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., the farm groups praised the Agriculture Committee's legislation for providing a balanced safety net for all commodities and regions.

2012 Farm Bill Information and Updates

The 2012 Farm Bill is making its way through Congress, with both the Senate and House of Representatives establishing separate and distinct versions.

Below are links to the full text and summaries of both versions. For the latest status update on this important legislation, check AFR's Facebook page. Please contact us at [email protected] or (405)218-5563 for further information.

AFR Women's Conference Annonced

The AFR Women’s Committee is pleased to announce the 2012 AFR Annual Women’s Conference Aug. 9-11.

The Oklahoma City event includes activities at the Moore-Norman Technology Center and Fairfield Inn & Suites-Oklahoma City Airport, as well as shopping and area tourist venues such as the newly renovated Myriad Botanical Gardens & Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory and the Oklahoma History Center.