In accordance with provisions stated in Article VIII of the North Carolina Pork Council Bylaws, notice is hereby given that the Annual Meeting of the members of the Council will be held on Thursday, March 21, at 7:30 a.m. at the Hilton Raleigh North Hills in Raleigh. The purpose of the meeting is to present a proposed amendments to the North Carolina Pork Council’s Bylaws, update the members on activities and events from 2018, along with financials and reports from national organizations.

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NC Pork Council Districts:
NC Pork Council (NCPC) elects directors from four (4) districts. A temporary Bylaw Provision will allow for the elections to be realigned with the intended and expected result is that, beginning with the Dec. 2022 Election, the Board will again reach its intended result of electing six (6) members in each election cycle from the Districts.

Room rates increase Feb. 25
If you are planning to come to Bacon Bash and conference, you need to book your room at the Raleigh Hilton North Hills by February 25 to get the heavily discounted group rate.

Rooms in the room block are $159.
Reserve your room now online or by calling  919-872-2323  and use the the group code PORK to receive the group rate.

Dates at a glance
The 2019 Annual Conference will be held at the Hilton Raleigh North Hills on March 20 & 21. This two-day event will be filled with informative sessions. Planned topics include what we’ve learned from natural disasters, foreign animal disease updates and an economic impact update, plus more! OIC credits will be available as well. Register today !

Wednesday, March 20*
9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Ag Day Rally Downtown Raleigh
1 p.m. Registration opens at the Hilton Raleigh North Hills
2 p.m. General Session #1
3 p.m. General Session #2
5 p.m. Registration opens for Bacon Bash
5:30-10:00 pm Bacon Bash
Members-only  Bacon Bash  event to raise money for the NCPC Political Action Committee. (Get tickets from a board member or online sales starting soon.)

Thursday, March 21*
7:00 a.m. Registration starts
7:30 a.m. Breakfast
7:45 a.m. Annual Meeting
8:30 a.m. State and National updates
10 a.m.   Break out Session #1 (Choose from two sessions – TBA)
11 a.m.   Break
11:15 a.m. Breakout Session #2 (Choose from two sessions – TBA)
12:15 p.m. Awards luncheon
2 p.m     General Session #3
3 p.m.    Adjourn
*Schedule subject to change. Please check back for updates!
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