November 20, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
For more information, contact:
Support the Angus Foundation in Las Vegas
Five exclusive packages will be auctioned off as part of the National Angus Finals Sale hosted by Decades of Excellence, American Angus Hall of Fame and Angus Live.
If you’re looking for a Christmas gift that will be remembered, the Angus Foundation can help! Five unique packages will be sold in support of the Angus Foundation during the National Angus Finals Sale in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Dec. 10, 2017.
“These offerings are very exciting,” says Milford Jenkins, Angus Foundation president. “Unrestricted funds raised through the sale of these five packages will boost Angus Foundation youth, education and research activities for 2018.”
The Angus Foundation was invited to participate in the auction by Decades of Excellence, the American Angus Hall of Fame and Angus Live. The Angus Foundation will offer the following packages at auction:
2018 Angus Foundation Golf Tournament Event Title Sponsorship—As the event title sponsor, your farm/ranch/company logo will be displayed on banners at the event, promotional brochures, the Angus Foundation website and a complementary, full-page, four color ad in the National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) event program.
In addition, you will receive publicity through news releases and other media distributed by the Angus Foundation about the golf tournament. And of course, you will receive four complementary rounds of golf at the tournament at the Pleasant View Golf Course, Middleton, Wisconsin.
Lathrop Livestock Transportation— Randy and Holly Lathrop of Lathrop Livestock Transportation, Dundee, Illinois, will provide hauling services for three lots of Angus cattle from a sale(s) to the buyer’s farm or other destination in the U.S. agreed upon by the buyer and Lathrop.
Relax at the Biltmore— Enjoy a luxurious four-star stay at The Inn on Biltmore Estate® near Asheville, North Carolina. Package is valid June-September, 2018, and includes: two-night stay, daily chef’s breakfast buffet, welcome basket of Biltmore wine, fruit and cheese in your room upon arrival, and estate daytime admission for the length of your stay.
CMA Awards—Enjoy bronze-level tickets for the Country Music Awards in November 2018; platinum package passes to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, including a tour of Studio B; round-trip airfare for two; three nights of hotel accommodations; and concierge service to assist in planning your getaway.
Action-Packed Weekend at the 2018 Kentucky Derby—This exquisite package includes two tickets in luxury suite seating at the Kentucky Derby in Millionaire’s Row on Saturday, May 5, 2018, including all food and alcohol; two tickets in premium reserved grandstand seating at the Kentucky Oaks Race on Friday, May 4, 2018; and two tickets to the Taste of Derby on May 3, 2018, which includes a live chef cooking showdown and live entertainment. Lodging for three nights at the Galt House Hotel can be purchased for an additional $6,000 above the winning bid amount paid to the Angus Foundation. Airfare not included.
“Any of these packages would make a unique and memorable Christmas gift, and at the same time will bring recognition to your farm, ranch or company,” Jenkins says. “The Angus Foundation is delighted to offer these packages for Angus enthusiasts’ bidding pleasure either in person or online via AngusLive.com, and we’re honored to partner with the hosts in this unique Angus event held during the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas.”
About the Angus Foundation
Established as a 501(c)(3) organization in 1980, the Angus Foundation remains focused on its mission to support Angus education, youth and research. The organization has presented more than $2.4 million in youth scholarships since 1998, and has also invested more than $1 million in beef cattle research throughout the past decade.
For more information, contact the Angus Foundation at 816-383-5100 or visit www.angusfoundation.org.
ANGUS MEANS BUSINESS. The American Angus Association® is the nation’s largest beef breed organization, serving nearly 25,000 members across the United States and Canada. It provides programs and services to farmers, ranchers and others who rely on the power of Angus to produce quality genetics for the beef industry and quality beef for consumers.
For more information about Angus cattle and the American Angus Association’s programs and services, visit www.angus.org.