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Become an Affiliate Member Today!

We hope you will partner with us in realizing our mission. Your tax-deductible donations help support the OSWCD's educational, large conservation and backyard conservation efforts and programs. Your support helps preserves our natural environment for future generations. Learn more about how your donations help

Affiliate Members can be anyone who is concerned about the conservation of our natural resources. Our members include: Farmers,  Businesses,  Land/Homeowners, Educational and Community Leaders.

To become an affiliate member, fill out the 
Membership Application Form and mail to 301 West South Broad Street Walhalla, SC 29691, along with your donation check.

Affiliate Member Levels

Land Conservationist - $25.00
Soil & Water Protector - $50.00
Steward of the Land - $100.00
Corporate Conservationist - $250.00
Oconee Preservationist - $500.00 or higher

All affiliate member levels will receive:

  • OSWCD newsletter/annual report
  • Print recognition in OSWCD newsletter/annual report

Corporate Conservationists and Oconee Preservationists will also receive:

  • Online recognition on oconeesoilandwater.org, including your logo and a link to your website, if applicable
  • Invitation to the annual Agricultural Celebration Banquet

Thank you to those have already donated so generously and please encourage others to become involved. 

16th Annual Oconee Celebration of Agriculture Banquet, 2022

Event Details


Thank you for your interest in supporting our annual banquet, celebrating our Oconee agricultural producers. 


Door Prize Donor
One of the night's highlights is the door prize event at the end of the evening. Advertise with your business card attached to the gifts.

Seed Sower ($100)
Business name on the program plus two (2) tickets.

Pollinator ($250)
Business name on the program and placemat plus four (4) tickets.

Cultivator ($500)
Business name on the program, placemat and table plus eight (8) tickets.

Sustainer ($1,000)
Business name as lead sponsor on all publications, your banner placed in the banquet hall, exhibit booth, five (5) minute speaking opportunity and fifteen (15) tickets.


In order to get your name on the program and other related materials, please forward your sponsorship level and materials to Oconee Soil & Water Conservation District (OSWCD) at 301 West South Broad Street, Walhalla, SC 29691.

Questions? Contact Celia Myers | (864) 638-221


Our sponsors are affiliate members at the Corporate Conservationist or Oconee Preservationist Level. We thank you for your support of local conservation efforts! Learn more about Sponsorships.

Become a sponsor today and see your logo here.

Affiliate Members

       Land Conservationist

        Willa Hadlin, 2021 - 2022

        Ann Yelton, 2020 - 2021

        Benjamin Ables, 2021 - 2022

        Robert Gambrell, 2021 - 2022

        Roger Burdette, 2020 - 2021

        Bill Butts, Gnat Hill Orchard and Farm, 2021 - 2022
        Mark Lyles, 2021 - 2022

       Soil and Water Protector

        Martin Kay, South Belt Properties, LLC, 2021 - 2022

        John and Julia Shirley, 2021 - 2022

        Jack and Virginia Arve, 2020 - 2021

        Lee Keese, 2020 - 2021

        Tim Tannery, 2021 - 2022

        Kent Miller, Lucky Strike Restaurant, 2020 - 2021
        Ronald Miller,
Seneca Little Pigs Barbeque , 2020 - 2021
        Marie Chatlos, 2021-2022
       Angela Laws, Laws Farm, 2021-2022
        Wayne and Ellen Orr, 2021-2022
        Jerry Powell, 2021-2022
        John Little, 2021-2022

       Steward of the Land

        Mark Laws, Laws Logging, Inc., 2021 - 2022

        Alice Wald, 2021 - 2022

        Virginia Grobusky, 2020 - 2021

        L.J. Jones, Jones Poultry Farm, Inc., 2020 - 2021

        Barker and Dawn Stone, 2021 - 2022

        Pete and Rebecca Powell, Powell Farm, 2020 - 2021

        John and Linda Bowen, Three Cornerstone Farm, 2020 - 2021

        Patrick Williams, Little Cane Creek Farm, LLC, 2021 - 2022

        Head-Lee Nursery, 2020 - 2021

        Ed and Kitty Land, Chattooga Belle Farm, 2020 - 2021
        Joe Davis, J. Davis Cattle, 2021-2022
        Marion Barker, 2021-2022
        Gary and Christie Lyle, 2021-2022

       Corporate Conservationist

        Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative, 2020 - 2021

       Oconee Preservationist

        Peggy and Don Moore, 2020 - 2021