The Washington State Fruit Commission has scheduled a board of directors meeting on Wednesday, March 8 from 11 a.m. to approximately 2 p.m. in the W.L. Hansen Building, first floor meeting room, at 105 S. 18th St., Yakima, Washington.

President B.J. Thurlby will report on commission business and operations. Financial reports will be presented by Treasurer JoAnne Daniels, and Managing Editor Shannon Dininny will report on Good Fruit Grower operations. A brief review of foreign market promotions will also be presented. 

To complete the meeting, tentative reports will include updates from the Pacific Northwest Canned Pear Service, Northwest Horticultural Council, Northwest Fruit Exporters and Washington-Oregon Canning Pear Association. 

This meeting is open to all persons without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age or disability. Persons who are interested in listening in or require alternative means of communication — such as Braille, large print or sign language or language interpretation — should contact the commission by phone at 509-453-4837 at least four business days before the meeting.