2017 Maryland 4H AG Tractor Safety Operator Champion
Posted - Oct 30, 2017

The Chesapeake Chapter had the fortune to sponsor and outstanding young man, Henry Brunette, in his trip to compete in the 2017 National Youth Engineering Challenge at Purdue University.  The contest is designed to give youth who are participating in agricultural tractor and machinery-focused programs an opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge of tractor maintenance and skill in operation, and to compete with other youth in so doing.  You can see how challenging the criteria is clicking here for the competition details.  There is also a letter from the University of Maryland thanking the Chesapeake Chapter for their support and a personal thank you from Henry for helping him get to the national competition, click here to read.

Congratulations Henry!

2017 Leadership Conference Night Out
Posted - Oct 18, 2017

2017 Leadership Conference – Region VI night out at Haufbraus House in Chicago.

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2017 Leadership Conference – Veterans Drive
Posted - Oct 06, 2017

Each year the ASSE Leadership Conference Committee hosts a charitable drive at the annual Leadership Conference in Illinois.  During the welcome reception attendees will help assemble snack and clothing packages for homeless veterans attending the 2017 Chicago area Winter Stand Down.

The first Veteran Stand Down occurred in 1998 in San Diego, CA.  This event brings together homeless vets in a single location to access community resources and supplies needed to begin addressing their individual problems and rebuilding their lives.  It is estimated that this program reaches over 52,000 veterans each year.

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