Nov. 20, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
For more information contact:
Clint Mefford, director of communications
Support the Angus Foundation at the 2018 National Finals Rodeo
Five unique packages will be auctioned off as part of the National Angus Finals Sale.
The Angus Foundation will offer five exclusive packages at the National Angus Finals Sale in Las Vegas on Dec. 9, 2018.
“The packages for this year’s sale are fantastic, unique and will be memorable for the buyer,” said Milford Jenkins, Angus Foundation president. “These items will make for great Christmas gifts for any Angus enthusiast, with the added joy and bonus of simultaneously helping your Angus Foundation.”
The Angus Foundation was invited to participate in the sale by hosts Decades of Excellence Group, Linz Heritage Angus and the American Angus Hall of Fame. The items for auction include the following:
2019 Angus Foundation Golf Tournament Event Title Sponsorship – As the event title sponsor, the farm, ranch or company logo will be displayed at the event and included in the promotional brochure and on the Angus Foundation’s website, and a complimentary full-page, four-color advertisement will be included in the National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) event program.
The sponsor will receive publicity in stories and news releases distributed from the Angus Foundation featuring the 2019 Angus Foundation Golf Tournament and will also have the opportunity to take part in the event through four complimentary rounds of golf at the tournament in Louisville, Kentucky, on July 16, 2019.
Relax at the Biltmore – Enjoy a luxurious four-star stay at the Inn on Biltmore Estateâ near Asheville, North Carolina. This package is valid June-September of 2019 and includes: a 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. Airfare is not included in this package.
Getaway at Crazy K Ranch – Enjoy the beautiful Tennessee countryside with a five-night, six-day stay in a cozy cabin at the Crazy K Ranch. The cabins and lodges at Crazy K feature all amenities and are spacious enough to accommodate four people. Four tickets to the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee, and four tickets to Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee, are also included in this package. Dinner will be provided each night at the Top O’The River restaurant located near the ranch. There is a wide variety of activities within driving distance for all to enjoy, including local wine trails, the Jack Daniels distillery in Lynchburg, Tennessee, Civil War historical sights and much more.
One Day Ranch Photo Shoot - Heidi Anderson, owner of Legacy Livestock Imaging, captures the essence of the cattle industry like nobody else. Anderson is an award-winning photographer with top honors including: three-time winner of the Best of the Barns competition in 2014, 2017 and 2018; top five photographer in Kansas; and a “Best on Farm Photographer”. The buyer of this package will have a full-day shoot on their operation, a file of fully edited images and a display ready 20-inch by 30-inch fine art print of your favorite image of the day.
Vacation Experience in Jackson Hole, Wyoming – The winning bidder of this one-of-a-kind package will enjoy big views and mountain air. Included in this package is a stay in a five-bedroom, multilevel home located in Alpine, Wyoming, just outside of Jackson Hole. The home offers privacy and outstanding views of the Wyoming mountains and Lake Palisades and is within walking distance to fishing and hiking areas. The buyer can ride ATVs or snowmobiles through hundreds of wilderness trails surrounding the house. This all-encompassing home includes a full kitchen suite, media center, pool table, two fireplaces and much more.
“These packages will certainly make a memorable gift for the highest bidder but at the same time, bring recognition to your farm, ranch or company,” Jenkins said. “We are honored to offer these packages for the National Angus Finals Sale during the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas. Unrestricted proceeds from these featured items will play a crucial role in advancing the Angus Foundation’s mission of education, youth and research.”
Written by Laura Bardot, Angus Communications
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 distributed more than $2.9 million in youth scholarships since 1998, and has also invested more than $1.3 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. T
ANGUS MEANS BUSINESS. The American Angus Association® is the nation’s largest beef breed organization, serving more than 25,000 members across the United States, Canada and several other countries. It’s home to an extensive breed registry that grows by nearly 300,000 animals each year. The Association also provides programs and services to farmers, ranchers and others who rely on 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, visit www.angus.org.