November 21, 2008
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Bronze Sculpture Takes Vision of Value Campaign to $5.12 Million
The Angus Foundation has announced that with $5.12 million in out-right cash gifts, pledges and planned giving commitments, it is steadily progressing toward its $11 million Vision of Value: Campaign for Angus fundraising goal. The new amount, reached by auctioning the “Looking to the Future” bronze at the Angus Foundation’s Supporter Recognition Event Nov.15, in Louisville, Ky., will help the Angus Foundation continue its mission of supporting the education, youth and research activities of the Angus industry.
chairman of the Angus Foundation Board of Directors and
Walt Stinson, NJAA communications director, thanked the Angus Foundation for its support of NJAA programs and encouraged those in attendance to continue to support the Angus Foundation in its fund raising efforts. Stinson stated that a wide array of NJAA activities are funded by the Angus Foundation.
Chairman of the campaign leadership cabinet Howard Hillman updated the Angus Foundation supporters on the progress of Vision of Value: Campaign for Angus. He highlighted the exciting growth the campaign has undergone this year as well as emphasizing the need to continually give and encouraged others to join in this effort.
“With your ongoing support, the Vision of Value: Campaign for Angus will continue to benefit everyone in the Angus industry, including breeders and commercial producers, friends of the breed and allied industry partners,” Hillman stated. “It is vital to the Angus breed to have the support that enables us to fund life-long education, exciting youth programs and cutting-edge research.”
festivities ended with the auctioning of the Curtis Fort bronze,
“Looking to the Future” by auctioneer Col. Steve Dorran. With a winning bid of $40,000, Belle
Point Ranch, Lavaca, Ark., Tanner Farms, Shuqualak,
For more information on the Vision of Value: Campaign for Angus, please contact Milford Jenkins, President of the Angus Foundation, at 816-383-5100 or visit www.angusfoundation.org.