RWDCA Seeks Award Applicants - Deadline June 1


RWDCA Seeks Award Applicants - Deadline June 1

Red and White Dairy cattle AssociationThe Red and White Dairy Cattle Association is seeking nominations for its five annual awards. The recipients will be honored at the national convention to be held in Listowel, Ontario, Canada. The dates are August 13-16 and hosted by the Canadian R&W Club. The convention includes an annual meeting, sale, show, awards banquet, and farm tours.

Larry Moore Master Breeder Award
Award presented to a RWDCA member who has done an outstanding job of breeding a herd of Red & White cattle, supported RWDCA programs, and endeavored to promote and advance the Red & White cow.

J.P. “Doc” Ostrander Young Breeder Award
Award presented to an RWDCA member who has done an outstanding job of breeding a herd of Red & White cattle, supported RWDCA programs and endeavored to promote and advance the Red & White Cow.

Junior Breeder Award
Award presented to an RWDCA member who has done an outstanding job of breeding and developing a herd of Red & White cattle, supported RWDCA programs and endeavored to promote and advance the Red & White cow. Recipient must be no more than 21 years of age.

Don Albrecht Distinguished Service Award
Award presented to a person that has contributed greatly to the success and promotion of the Red & White cow. This special award is given in memory of Don Albrecht who contributed greatly to the betterment of the RWDCA until his untimely death.

Gary Mayhew Keystone Award
Award recognizes grassroots members who have given dedicated support to the Red & White breed and the RWDCA. Award is given in memory of Gary Mayhew who strongly promoted Red & Whites and provided service to the RWDCA and RWDCA members.

The 2011 RWDCA Award winners and the 2012 RWDCA Award application can be found at: http://www.redandwhitecattle.com/awards.html. The deadline is June 1, 2012 and can be mailed to RWDCA Award Chairperson, Patti Hurtgen, 600 W Blackhawk Dr #4, Fort Atkinson, WI 53538 or emailed to patti@hurtgen.net.

Founded in 1964, the Red & White Dairy Cattle Association has been located in Crystal Spring, Pennsylvania since 1975 and Clinton, Wisconsin since 2009. The RWDCA strives to encourage and promote the progressive breeding and development of superior Red & White Dairy Cattle by providing breeders with information, programs, and services to help track, evaluate, and improve the breed from one generation to the next. The Association is based on the principle of an open herdbook and currently serves over 1,300 members. For additional information, you may contact the RWDCA at (608) 676-4900 or 4909 or visit www.redandwhitecattle.com.

5.16.2012