July 10, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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Milford Jenkins, Angus Foundation president, at 816-383-5100 or firstname.lastname@example.org
13th Annual Angus Foundation Golf Tournament Grosses $13,345
Tournament proceeds will benefit the Angus Foundation’s youth, education and research efforts for the Angus breed.
Sixty-nine Angus youth and adult participants helped raise $13,345 in gross proceeds for education, youth and research at the 13th Annual Angus Foundation Golf Tournament, hosted July 7, 2013, at the Shiloh Springs Golf Club in Platte City, Mo. The tournament was hosted in conjunction with the 2013 National Junior Angus Show in Kansas City, Mo.
“Our sponsors and players deserve the credit for the success of the Angus Foundation’s Golf Tournament,” says Milford Jenkins, Angus Foundation president. “Their financial support, involvement and most importantly, interest in helping a worthwhile cause is where it begins and for that, we say thank you!”
Golf tournament winners this year in Flight A included Gary Stevenson, Clayton Stevenson and Travis Stevenson all of Caldwell, Texas. Flight B winners were Austin Brandt and Weston Brandt of Corning, Iowa; Clay Williams of Bishop, Ga.; and Kurt Greiman of Perry, Iowa. Flight C winners included David Hunter and Clint Hunter of Fair Grove, Mo.; Tanner Dowling of Springfield, Mo.; and Dustin Carter of Vermillion, S.D.
2013 Tournament sponsors included event sponsor Mark and Cindy Ahearn of Turner Meadow Ranch, Wills Point, Texas. Hole-in-one sponsors were Paul and Lynn Hill, Sarah and Jason Schaffer, and Neenah and Alok Jain, Bidwell, Ohio; and Behlmann’s Carnection, Saint Peters, Mo. Hole sponsors included Bush Angus, Britton, S.D.; Dobson Angus Farm LLC, Campti, La.; Green Mountain Angus Ranch, Ryegate, Mont.; Myron Kennedy, Brookeville, Md.; McCabe Genetics, Elk City, Kan.; Mississippi Angus Association; Doug Satree Angus, Montague, Texas; and The Wagner Girls, Billings, Mont. Flag sponsors were 2K Cattle Ent., Glen Haven, Wis.; Harry H. Bachman Auctioneer, Annville, Pa.; Dal Porto Livestock, Brentwood, Calif.; Double Diamond Angus, Chrisman, Ill.; Frey Livestock Supply, Quarryville, Pa.; and In Memory of Lyle Haring, Roger Hill, Camanche, Iowa.
In addition, Sysco Kansas City, Inc., and Freedman Meats, Inc., of Dallas, Texas, provided Certified Angus Beef® steaks for the tournament awards luncheon. Copy Craft Printers of Lubbock, Texas, assisted with the printing of the signs and banners for the tournament.
Megan Ahearn, Angus Foundation director on the National Junior Angus Association (NJAA) Board of Directors from Wills Point, Texas, and Luke Nord, member of the NJAA Board of Directors from Wolverton, Minn., served 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.