COLUMBUS — Don Branson received the Friend of Extension Award during Ohio State University Extension’s Annual Conference on Jan. 23.
Branson, a longtime Wilmington resident, is an active and continual supporter of OSU Extension. He was instrumental in keeping OSU Extension funded in Adams, Brown and Highland counties through the economic downturn and will continue to be involved in Extension.
He continually advocates on behalf of OSU Extension with local, state and national legislators by helping them understand the value and impact of Extension’s programs.
He currently serves as the President of the OSU Extension Advisory Committee at the state level. He also continues to serve on the Highland County Extension Advisory Committee.
In addition, he will be Ohio’s nomination for the National Friend of Extension Award.