The ARBA Annual meeting will be held in conjunction with the New York State and Wool Festival at Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck, NY. A block of rooms is reserved for ARBA members at Hyatt Place in Poughkeepsie, NY. Rooms can be booked online or via phone using the code G-ARBA. Board of Director meetings will occur at the hotel. The annual meeting will be on Friday, October 15 at 6 pm at CJ’s Italian Restaurant in Rhinebeck. More details regarding reservations will be coming forward shortly. The meeting will include dinner and a silent auction. Silent auction funds are utilized to support junior activities, so please bring items and remember to bid. New York Sheep and Wool is a hybrid event this year. Tickets are limited, so if you plan to attend, purchase tickets ASAP at the Dutchess County Fair Website dutchessfair.com. Vendors will be selling in person and virtually. In addition, the festival will hold a small number of workshops virtually on Thursday and Friday. Other details will be announced when info becomes available. Check the festival’s website for updates Www.virtual.sheepandwool.com/41. Please stay tuned to ARBA’s website and Facebook page for additional information soon.