Sawin is the 2016 recipient of the Commissioner’s Distinguished Service Award, which was presented at the Commissioner’s Luncheon today. The event was part of the 2016 Maine Department of Agriculture’s agricultural tradeshow. The show is open to the public, free of charge and takes place at the Augusta Civic Center through Thursday, January 14th. Attending today’s trade show luncheon were MSSPA Board Chair, Marilyn Goodreau, Barn Manager, Jeff Greenleaf, Assistant CEO, Kathy Woodbrey and CEO, Meris J. Bickford. Meris snapped this great picture of Society Management with the Honorable Don Marean, Representative – District 16.