Denae Hershberger, who attends Martinsburg, Pa., Grace Brethren Church (Brian McCall, executive pastor), is featured today on the Lancaster Farming site. She is serving as alternate Pennsylvania dairy princess and Bedford County dairy princess. A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the complete article.
Alternate Dairy Princess Denae Hershberger Faces Challenges
Denae Hershberger, alternate Pennsylvania dairy princess and Bedford County dairy princess, has had a challenging job with the advent of the coronavirus pandemic this spring.
Typically, the duties that come with the dairy princess title would have her talking with schoolchildren and mingling at community functions as she spreads the word about the value of dairy products. This year called for some innovative alternative ways to get the job done and Hershberger did just that.
The daughter of Yvonne and Ross Hershberger, owners of Elda-Chross Farms in Martinsburg, Pennsylvania, Denae Hershberger comes from a long line of farmers dating back to her great-grandparents and earlier. Her grandparents, Charles and Delores Hershberger, purchased Elda-Chross in the 1950s. …
Coming from a family of musically talented people, Hershberger shares her talents with the members of the Martinsburg Grace Brethren Church by singing in the choir and playing the piano.
Farming will always be a part of her life, she said.
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