SVACC Annual Steak Fry in the Country


The Sauk Valley Area Chamber of Commerce Agri-Business Committee ishosting the 39th annual Steak Fry in the Country on Thursday, August 1st, at 5:30 p.m. The Steak Fry will be held at Ted Jacobs Farm in Rock Falls. This annual event, sponsored by the SVACC, allows the Agri-Business community to gather and celebrate Ag in the Sauk Valley while raising money for Ag related scholarships.

As part of the evening, the 2024-25 scholarship recipients will be acknowledged and introduced, including: Dana Merriman, Marisa Folkers, Sean Fitzpatrick, Emma Dinges, Emma Stabler, Jace Urish, Katelyn Stoller, Katie Shafer, Landon Whelchel, Brieann Spoerlein, Lane Near, Molly Ziegler, Troy Anderson, Owen Farral, Wyatt Wessell. In addition, the now famous dessert auction will continue to feature desserts made by Agri-Business Committee members.

The Steak Fry in the Country is an opportunity for SVACC members, agri-businesses, farmers, and others to come together to raise money for scholarships, discuss agricultural issues and enjoy an evening of networking over a steak dinner.

Money raised from the Steak Fry helps provide future ag scholarships, as well as funds donated to support other Ag related education programs such as Ag in the Classroom, Whiteside County 4-H Program, and area FFA programs.

This event is open to the public. Tickets are $25.00 and can be purchased through an SVACC Ag Committee member, online at, or by calling 815-625-2400.

Tickets are limited; deadline to register is July 26th. For more information on the Steak Fry in the Country, or the SVACC Ag Committee, please
email [email protected].

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