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Animart And Pfizer Support Wisconsin FFA With $29,339 Donation

Animart And Pfizer Support Wisconsin FFA With $29,339 Donation
For every eligible purchase of Pfizer Animal Health cattle vaccines from Feb. 1 through April 30, Animart donated 1% to the Wisconsin FFA.

Animart, Inc. once again donated nearly $30,000 to the Wisconsin Association of FFA on behalf of dairy and livestock producers who purchased Pfizer Animal Health vaccines during a 2012 winter and spring program.

"We are proud to have offered our large animal producers a program to support FFA through their purchases of Pfizer Animal Health products during a three month promotion" said Dan Ellsworth, President of Animart. "With the help of our clients, Animart is pleased to help FFA chapters across Wisconsin develop tomorrow's future agriculture leaders."

BIG DONATION: Animart and Pfizer Animal Health partner to donate $29,399 to support agricultural education and FFA programs in Wisconsin benefiting nearly 19,000 FFA members. Pictured, from left, are Wisconsin FFA Vice President Emily Watson, Dan Ellsworth, president of Animart, Nate Zimdars, Wisconsin FFA treasurer, Kayla Hack Wisconsin FFA president and Nick Hemling, Animart director of finance.

The donation will support the Wisconsin Association of FFA programs that complement instruction in agricultural education by giving students practical experiences in premier leadership, personal growth and career success skills for members.

Since 2011, Animart has been a Star Mission Partner. Star Mission Partners are dedicated to the mission of preparing Wisconsin's youth for college and careers in the fields of agricultural, food and natural resources. They generously assist in developing student's potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success by supporting all entities of the Wisconsin Association of FFA (Alumni Association, Center Foundation and Wisconsin Association of Agricultural Educators (WAAE). Since 2008, ANIMART has contributed nearly $140,000 to the Wisconsin Association of FFA Foundation.

 The Wisconsin FFA is comprised of 253 local chapters preparing more than 19,000 students in high school and junior high for careers in agriculture. FFA is making a positive difference in the lives of young people, today and in the future. If you are interested in having your student join the FFA, contact the agricultural education instructor at your local high school. The FFA mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. Visit www.wisconsinffa.org for more information.

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