Plans Now to Attend the 2014 MPC Annual Meeting
plans to attend the 2014 Annual Meeting scheduled for
Tuesday,March 18th from
2:30-3:30 p.m. in Room 7 at
the RiverCentre in St. Paul, MN, in
conjunction with the Midwest Poultry Federation Convention.
for more information regarding the Midwest Poultry Federation
here for a copy of the annual meeting agenda.
(We will be taking action to amend the bylaws at this
meeting. If you'd like a copy of the bylaws prior to
the meeting, please contact the MPC office. A copy of
the bylaws will be available onsite.)We
hope to see you there!
Midwest Poultry Consortium will be holding a meeting
of its Board of Directors at 3:30
p.m., Tuesday, March 18, 2014. The meeting
will be held in Room 6 of the RiverCentre,
St. Paul, immediately following the MPC Annual
Meeting. If you have anything you would like the board
to address, please call our office at 651.766.8118.
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MPC prepares for the 2014 COE, attention now turns to
the process of arranging student internships which immediately
follow the summer session classes.
are an integral component of the COE experience for
students pursuing careers in the poultry industry. In
fact, a COE Student Survey revealed that students who
participate in an industry-related internship were much
more likely to be later employed within the poultry
industry - the very goal of the Program itself.
we need your help as an MPC sponsor! Internships
provide students invaluable exposure to your company,
its mission, and tangible, hands-on work experience
within the poultry industry. Please consider
hosting one of our students at your facility this year.
learn more about our intern hosting opportunities, please
take a moment to contact Jenna Knoblauch at 651.766.8118
or firstname.lastname@example.org.Thank you for your continued support of
our COE students!