Limousin Foundation Plans National Western Events

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The North American Limousin Foundation will wrap up its 40th anniversary year celebration at the National Western Stock Show in Denver Jan. 11-15, including a member social, the NALF annual meeting and sale.

The first class of animals in the juniors' female show will enter the ring at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 11, and Jeff Sargent of Denison, Texas, will judge. The sale parade will follow at 3 p.m.

The NALF member social will start at 6 o'clock that evening in the Doubletree Hotel Denver, and it will include the 2008 Medal of Excellence show-awards presentations. To conclude the association's 40th-anniversary year, NALF will give special recognition to its past presidents.

After the social, the annual "Genetics on Ice" auction will benefit the North American Limousin Junior Association and the All-American Limousin Futurity. The NALF annual meeting will open at 9 a.m. Monday, Jan. 12; and President Bob Millerberg of Draper, Utah, will preside as members conduct the association's business, including the election of five directors. As part of the annual meeting, NALF staff members will offer informational breakout sessions. Also Monday, the National Limousin Sale starts at 6 p.m.

The MOE Lim-Flex and Limousin shows begin Tuesday, Jan. 13, at 8 a.m. Jack Ward of Plattsburg, Mo., will judge those entries.

The Limousin and Lim-Flex pen and carload shows will open at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14. Mark McCully, Wooster, Ohio; Jimmy Linthicum, Welch, Okla.; and Brian Price, Garden City, Kan., will officiate. NALF will name its Limousin Commercial Producer of the Year, Limousin Commercial Marketing Booster of the Year and Limousin Promoter of the Year during the shows.

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