Congratulations to Dan Schaeffer, selected as the 2018 Farm Leader of the Year!This year we celebrate 47 years of honoring East Central Illinois farm leaders.Every year since 1972, The News-Gazette has honored an East Central Illinois farmer who exels in the agriculture industry. Chosen by their peers, the Farm Leader of ther Year is honored at a yearly banquet attended by business and agriculture leaders, as well as past award recipients. Event information:Where: Hilton Garden Inn, 1501 S. Neil St., ChampaignWhen: Monday, March 25th, 2019Cocktails are at 5:30pm, dinner at 6:30pm, open seating.Attendance is $50 per person and includes dinner and complimentary beer/wine.Payment for reservations to this event must be made by Monday, March 18th.Questions? Call Whitney Emmert, Marketing Manager at 217-351-5642.No physical tickets will be issued. Your name and information will be added to our reservation list. Please remember to check-in at the event to receive your name tag.