CSA Summit Events & Activities

October 3, 2018

Play A Round of Golf at the Summit
If you are interested in golfing in the morning of the first day of the Summit, Wednesday, October 3, at the Desert Hills Golf Course, the fee of $20 includes the cart, green fees, and range balls.  You would pay at the Pro Shop.

**Please indicate your interest on your registration form **

 

Tour of the University of Arizona Experiment Station, Yuma Agricultural Center
Come join us for a tour of the University of Arizona Experiment Station, Yuma Agricultural Center.  With agriculture being the leading economic driver for Yuma, this center is a major research and experimental facility that will provide a unique overview of the importance of agriculture.  You will enjoy a modified field to feast tour of the U of A research farm, a Q&A of hot button topics, such as utilization of drones, food safety, water, labor, and immigration, along with a valuable and humorous lesson in the hawk owl program and the importance of why the hawk is utilized for crops.  The tour includes lunch at a unique Yuma dining experience, locally owned La Cocina in Somerton.  Comfortable transportation will be provided.  Please wear closed toe shoes.  The bus will depart from the Hilton Garden Inn at 11:00 a.m. and return approximately 3:00 p.m.  Since Yuma is the lettuce capitol of the world, you won’t want to miss this relevant, technical, and unique opportunity.

We need a minimum of 25 people for the tour to take place, with a maximum of 50.  Please indicate your interest on the Summit registration form.  The deadline to confirm for this tour is September 20, 2018.

**Please indicate your interest on your registration form **

 

Tour of Marine Corps Air Station Yuma
Come join us for a tour of the Marine Corps Air Station Yuma (MCAS).  With the military being the second leading economic driver in Yuma, this opportunity will provide a behind the scenes look at the MCAS Yuma.  The tour will include a behind the scenes tour from hangar to tarmac, an informative briefing from Colonel David Suggs, Base Commander, and a tour of the VMX-1, which is a Marine Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron One.  The VMX-1 conducts operational tests under the authority of the Commander, Operational Test and Evaluation Force (COMOPTEVFOR) and the Director, Marine Corps Operational Test and Evaluation Activity (MCOTEA) depending on the program under test.  Lunch will be provided on base at the Sonoran Pueblo.  Comfortable transportation will be provided.  Please wear closed toe shoes.  The bus will depart from the Hilton Garden Inn at 11:00 a.m. and return approximately 3:00 p.m.  You won’t want to miss this cool and rare opportunity.

We need a minimum of 25 people for the tour to take place, with a maximum of 50.  Please indicate your interest on the Summit registration form.  The deadline to confirm for this tour is September 20, 2018.

**Please indicate your interest on your registration form **

 

October 4, 2018

County Hosted Dinner
Yuma County will be hosting a spectacular dinner the evening of Thursday, October 4.  Join us at the Civic Center Terraces for an evening of music, food, games, and fun!  Transportation will be provided from the Hilton Garden Inn Yuma.

**Please indicate your interest on your registration form **