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Dairy Foundation Silent Auction Raises Record $31,000 at PDPW Conference
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Contact: Deb Reinhart
MADISON, WIS. – The Professional Dairy Producers Foundation (PDPF) has raised over $31,000 during a silent auction held at the 2017 PDPW Business Conference in Madison. Nearly 100 items sold for a record $31,275 at the March 15-16 event at the Alliant Energy Center.
Auction items ranged from collectible art pieces to tools, Packer tickets and get-away trips. The proceeds from the auction will be used to fund dairy education programs through the PDPF.
The PDPF was established in 2002 as a way to raise funds and award grants for educational programs.
To learn more about the Professional Dairy Producers Foundation and to see the photo and video coverage during the silent auction and 2017 PDPW Business Conference, visit www.dairyfoundation.org or follow the social media presence on Facebook.
Professional Dairy Producers Foundation (PDPF) supports educational activities that help the dairy community develop its people and maintain the public trust in what we do. America’s dairy producers are an important part of our rural communities and local economies. Dairy producers established our education foundation to ensure that our family dairy farms remain viable and socially responsible for generations to come.
Professional Dairy Producers (PDPW) is the nation’s largest dairy producer-led, grassroots organization of its kind, focusing on education, networking and professional development to shares ideas, solutions, resources and experiences that help dairy producers succeed.