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.

You know

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

Market Reports.”

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

both days.

• 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

time.

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

its activities.

• 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

be honored.

For more

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.

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