July FCW Report

It’s hard to believe that we are in the month of July and middle of summer. The Summer Conference will be held July 12-16 at the Hyatt Regency in Denver, Colorado. The American National CattleWomen will also be holding meetings at that same time. The ANCW will have a Silent Auction during this event. President-Elect, Michelle Grimmer, and I will travel to the Summer Conference and attend the ANCW meetings.

The Florida CattleWomen are in need of members to assist with various Committees of the association. The association is in need of new event ideas to participate in to help broaden our message about Beef and promote the industry. If you are interested in being a part of the association and would like to serve on a committee, please contact me.

Calling all volunteers…the Florida Cattlewomen will need assistance for the following events:

Southern Women’s Show – September 15 – 18, 2016, at the Orlando Convention Center. FCW will have a booth at the event and is in need of members to assist each day. Members that are able to work the booth with receive $50.00/daily. Please contact Patty Barthle at pbarthlern@gmail.com or cell 352-585-1734.

State Ranch Rodeo Finals – September 30 – October 1, 2016 at Silver Spurs Arena at Osceola Heritage Park- Kissimmee, Florida. We need members to help work the concession stands. Please let me know if you are able to assist the FCW at this event.

Savage Race – October 22-23, 2016 at Little Everglades Ranch in Dade City. As a sponsor, FCW will also have a team participating in the Savage Race. It’s more than a 5K, there are several challenging obstacles/ If you are not up for being a Savage CattleWoman, we can always use assistance grilling beef samples and passing out beef literature to race participants. Please contact myself – dhunt285@aol.com or cell 863-287-0404 or Reyna Hallworth at Reynahallworth@gmail.com or cell 352-226-4730.

Orange County 4-H 5K Milk Run – October 22 at the T. G. Lee Dairy property off Conway Road in Orlando. FCW will need three participants for this event. Please let me know if you would like to participate in that 5K.

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