July 20, 2011
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11th Annual Angus Foundation Golf Tournament Grosses $10,640 for Education, Youth and Research
Tournament proceeds will benefit the Vision of Value: Campaign for Angus, which aims to raise $11 million by the end of this year.
More than 50 Angus enthusiasts of all ages helped raise $10,640 for education, youth and research at the 11th Annual Angus Foundation Golf Tournament, July 12, 2011, at the Felicita Golf Course in Harrisburg, Pa. The money raised will contribute to the Foundation’s first capital campaign, Vision of Value: Campaign for Angus, which aims to raise $11 million by Dec. 31, 2011.
“Our goal with the golf tournament is to create an atmosphere for our players to enjoy warm Angus fellowship with other Angus breeders and youth from across the country, while simultaneously raising funds for the Angus Foundation,” Jenkins says. “Without the generous sponsorship support and the participation of our players, this event wouldn’t be possible!”
Golf tournament winners this year in Flight A included Tim Randolph, Fishersville, Va.; Dick Rogen, Brandon, S.D.; Jeff Creamer, Montrose, Colo.; and Brandon Creamer, Montrose, Colo. Flight B winners were Dereck Washam, Pierce City, Mo.; Cody Washam, Pierce City, Mo.; and Rick Taylor, Lavaca, Ark. Flight C winners included Bruce Stertzbach, Louisville, Ohio; Justin Adcock, Moweaqua, Ill.; Billy Widerman, Good Hope, Ill.; and Scott Anderson, Chrisman, Ill.
2011 Tournament sponsors included hole-in-one sponsor Paul and Lynn Hill, Sarah and Jason Schaffer, and Neenah and Alok Jain, Bidwell, Ohio. Tee box sponsors included American Angus Association Regional Managers, and Dan and Sharon Vaassen and family, Ann Arbor, Mich. Hole sponsors included Conover Auction Service, Baxter, Iowa; Dobson Pulpwood Farm, Campti, La., Doug Satree Angus, Montague, Texas; Georgia Angus Association; Green Mountain Angus Ranch, Ryegate, Mont.; Indiana Angus Association; Lazy JB Angus - Montrose, Colo.; Maplecrest Farms, Hillsboro, Ohio; McCabe Genetics, Elk City, Kan.; Minnesota Angus Association; and Tokach Angus Ranch, Saint Anthony, N.D. Flag sponsors were Harry H. Bachman Auctioneer, Annville, Pa., Heldermon Sales Company Inc., Sulphur, Okla.; Michigan Angus Association; Mitteness Family Angus, Benson, Minn.; and Wes Untied and family, Granville, Ohio.
In addition, Lombardi Brothers Meats of Denver, Colo., provided Certified Angus Beef® steaks for the tournament awards luncheon.
Jennifer Ann Smith, Angus Foundation director on the National Junior Angus Association (NJAA) Board of Directors from Elysian Fields, Texas, and Lindsey Grimes, member of the NJAA Board of Directors from Hillsboro, Ohio, served as this year’s masters of ceremonies.
The Angus Foundation was established in 1980 as a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization to support Angus education, youth and research. To learn more about the Angus Foundation and the programs it supports, call the American Angus Association® at 816-383-5100 or go to www.angusfoundation.org.