spring is coming relatively soon when the
Green River Valley Cattle associations plan
their annual meetings, awards, brunch and
culminating prime rib beef banquet for Friday
and Saturday, March 2 and 3.
The Green River Valley Cattlemen’s
Association will start both days at 1 p.m.
at the Marbleton Town Hall for free public
meetings, reports and updates from across
the region and Wyoming.
There will be legislators and people
from county, state and federal agencies also
on hand to visit with about current issues.
With interesting and educational topics
lined up, Friday afternoon’s public events
for the Green River Cattleman’s convention
start with Jeff Brown of the Riverton
Livestock Auction talking about “Understanding
He will be followed by Zoetis speaker
Toby Hoffman, “Vaccine Handling & Use.”
Next for the Wyoming Livestock Board
are director Steve True and new investigator
Chris Strang. Committee reports and
a business meeting are also planned. The
Cattlemen, CattleWomen prepare 2019 conventions
Joy Ufford photo
Pam Chrisman, left, was honored as the GRVC’s 2018 Ranch Woman of the
Year, here with president Janet Beiermann.
By Joy Ufford, [email protected]
Swain Brothers are sponsoring break refreshments
• CattleWomen/ Cowbelles
Convention & Brunch
On Saturday morning, March 2, the
Green River Valley CattleWomen or Cowbelles
have their annual business meeting at
the Big Piney Pavilion, 1550 Miller Way.
Registration opens at 9:30 a.m. for the business
meeting at 10 a.m. and brunch at 11
a.m. with honors and awards.
Dues of $10 can be paid at the same
Saturday, the CattleWomen also present
their 2019 Ranch Woman of the Year
and Lifetime Members’ awards and honors.
RSVP to Janet Beiermann at 307-260-8501
or Andi James at 307-231-2123.
The Cowbelles plan to end their meeting
by 12:30 p.m. so members can get to
Marbleton Town Hall for the afternoon
schedule of speakers.
Saturday speakers start off at 1 p.m. with
Bridger Feuz of the University of Wyoming
talking about “Ranchers Rule of Thumb –
Was Grandpa Right?” Next will be Colorado
State’s Dr. Frank Gary and “Record
Keeping – What to do with them.” Then
Jim Magagna will provide an update on the
Wyoming Stock Growers Association and
• Cattlemen’s Banquet
After a break, the action moves over
to the Southwest Sublette Pioneers Senior
Center in Marbleton with the cash bar opening
at 5:30 p.m. to visit with old friends and
new before the start of the always wonderful
prime rib with all the trimmings at 6
p.m. Banquet tickets are $35 in advance at
both Office Outlets and the Cowboy Shop
or by calling Audra at 307-760-5737. They
will be $40 at the door.
Before and during the banquet, raffle
tickets will be on sale for Pickaroon Timber’s
annual donations of posts and poles
to benefit the GRVCA’s scholarship fund.
A gun raffle and door prizes will also
take place. As always, The Sundowners
will provide live entertainment and great
dance music for all ages. In between, the
2019 Ranch Woman of the Year, Lifetime
Members and the 2019 Friend of Ag will
For more information about the Green
River Valley CattleWomen/ Cowbelles and
the Green River Valley Cattlemen’s Association
conventions and memberships, visit
their respective Facebook pages.