FCA News

April 2016
FCA 2015-2016 Sweetheart Alex Lucas

Well spring is here, session is over and county fairs are in full swing! This has been such an incredibly busy year so far. The 2016 legislative session was an amazing experience and I have enjoyed every minute of it. It has provided me with the opportunity to have an impact on our industry from a different level. I want to thank Mr. Sam Ard

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“Team-Let’s Get Dirty” members, Back row, Billy and Theresa Johnson, Ron Bowers, Beth Hunt, middle, Michelle Kennard, and front, Kandrin Johnson.

On February 6, and what felt like the coldest day of the month, I participated with friends on Team-“Let’s Get Dirty”, fueled by Beef, at the Warrior Dash, a 5k obstacle race in Clermont. We had a great time and all the participants that we passed saw that our team was BEEFfit. The Cattlewomen stayed busy in the booth in the Agriculture Hall of Fame/Fresh

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March 2016
L-R: Reba Mazak,
Miranda Craig, Danielle Dimon, Caroline Dailey,
Samantha Dailey,
Beth Hunt and Alexis Strickland.

The Florida Cattlewomen were busy during November and December, 2015 with its “Beef for the Holidays” campaign, thanks to the Beef Check-off. Five TV interviews/segments were executed highlighting “Beef for the Holidays” which reached a total of 200,000 viewers in 4 key markets for a total of 17 minutes of airtime over the 5 segments. Two in-store cooking demonstrations were conducted in 2 key markets

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FCA 2015-2016 Sweetheart Alex Lucas

Hello fellow cattlemen, It’s March already, spring is here and this has been an extremely busy couple of months. While quarterly got moved up this year and with state fair being right after. I know most of you are extremely busy as well. This past month, I have been blessed with the ability to connect with people at quarterly and the state fair and its

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February 2016
FCA 2015-2016 Sweetheart Alex Lucas

My dear cattlemen and women, It is the month of love. What I want this month is for all of you to share your passion and love for our beef community. My love for this community has a root with my dad and my family. My family became involved in the beef industry because of a passion that my dad had for the industry. I

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Florida CattleWomen’s Officer Instalation at the December Quarterly — (LR)
Jace and Reyna Hallworth, Michelle Grimmer, Beth Hunt, Debbie Gill,
Jenna Tulp, Denise Colgan and Sarabeth Barthle Simmons.

I hope everyone has enjoyed the first month of the New Year and a few days of cooler weather. We are still in need of members to sign up to assist at the Florida State Fair FCW booth. The fair dates are February 4-15, 2016. Those counties that have 3 members work a total of 5 hours/day will receive $100.00 payable to their county association.

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Feb. Beef Ambassador Report

Some of my fondest memories while growing up were raising and exhibiting cattle at my County Fair and the Florida State Fair. This next month, I know many of you as youth exhibitors will be busy doing the same. I would just like to take this opportunity to wish all youth Beef exhibitors the best of luck.  Just remember – it’s not all about the

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January 2016
Jan. FCW Report

By Beth Hunt, President FCW Happy New Year! It’s hard to believe that another year is over. It is a time to reflect on the past and set out to accomplish new endeavors and New Year’s resolutions in the year ahead. New diets to lose extra weight that was put on during the holiday festivities and family gatherings will begin; gyms will be bustling with

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FCA 2015-2016 Sweetheart Alex Lucas

Hello fellow cattlemen and women! I want to start out by wishing everyone a Happy New Year! I absolutely am blown away that it is 2016!  This year is getting off to a very busy start! I am just starting an internship working toward the legislative goals of all of you to benefit the future of our industry! As many of you may know our

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Beef Ambassador Report

Happy New Year!  I hope everyone had a blessed Christmas with their loved ones and enjoyed lots of BEEF!  As we reflect on the past year and look forward to the future, New Years is often thought of as a time for renewed hope and a time to focus on new goals and opportunities and for many people this includes resolutions.  In the United States,

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January 2016

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