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|MONTANA CATTLEWOMEN INC.
The Mission of the Montana CattleWomen is to support the livestock industry and its environment through communication, education, and legislative activities.
AMERICAN NATIONAL CATTLEWOMEN OFFICIAL CREED
The Montana CattleWomen Local that recruits the most new members will receive reimbursement for their affiliation dues. The Montana CattleWoman that recruits the most new members will receive some Montana Silver Smith.
2013 Membership Winners: T-Bone CattleWomen and Fallon Creek CattleWomen both obtained 10 new members in 2013; therefore they both got their affiliation dues paid.
The individual winner was Cynthia Colbert who won the Montana Silver Smith.
The 2012 membership award went to Shirley
Miller from Belgrade. She received a Kindle Fire at the
2012 Annual Convention in Billings.
Marks of Meagher County CattleWomen was the membership winner for
2011. She received a $200 gift certificate to Chico
HotSprings, just in time to celebrate her 10th wedding
Registration cost $60 prior to Sept. 5 (postmarked) and $75 after that date. A registration form is available at any USDA Service Center office and online the Montana FSA Website at http://www.fsa.usda.gov/Internet/FSA_File/2014_wsfa_registration.pdf. To help sponsor the event, contact Michelle Edwards at email@example.com. A block of rooms is reserved until Aug. 30th under "WSFA" at the Big Horn Resort at 406.839.9300 for a group rate of $82 (single) and $97 for a double.
The symposium is hosted by: USDA Food and Agriculture Council, Montana Agri-Women, Montana Cattlewomen, Montana Farm Bureau Women, Montana Woolgrower Women, Women Involved in Farm Economics (WIFE), Montana Beef Council, Ag in Montana Schools, Intertribal Agriculture Council, Montana Department of Agriculture and Montana Farmers Union. For more information, contact Nikki Rife at firstname.lastname@example.org or (406)429-6646.
For more information contact Lori Valadez at 406-587-6969 or email@example.com
Montana CattleWomen have two General Membership Meetings annually:
2014 ANCW Region V Meeting Meeting Agenda | Registration Form
|2013 Annual Convention Winners: Amber Hurley of Baker won the Montana CattleWomen IPad Raffle. A special thanks to all who bought raffle tickets on the IPad, your support for Montana CattleWomen is appreciated. The 2013 Convention door prize winner of the Montana CattleWomen "Women of the West" Program Cold Water Creek $250 gift certificate was Lila Taylor.|
The Board of Directors have four meetings through-out the year. To keep members informed, a minimum of three newsletters go out to the general membership annually.
If you are a state member and have not received the State Newsletter, reach Secretary Kate Montgomery, 406-850-4107 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Montana CattleWomen's Scholarship is in the amount of $1000.00 and is funded through memorials. Applicants must be from a Montana home and must be enrolled in a Montana institution of post-secondary education, either public or private. Preference is given to a student planning to pursue a career beneficial to the cattle industry.
This scholarship was established in 1963 and has been awarded to worthy students since that time.
Past recipients of the MCW Memorial Scholarship: 2006 Lindsey Foard of Billings, 2007 James Brown of Helena, 2008 Kari Gillespie of Kevin, 2009 Tom Brown of Helena, 2010 Aaron DeVries of Malta, 2011 Whitney Hoyem of Wilsall, 2012 James J Woodring of Townsend, and 2013 Calli Oiested of McLeod.
For more information contact Chairperson Nancy Schultz Box 219 Grass Range, MT 59032 Ph. (406) 428-2101 email@example.com
SUPPORTS THE FOLLOWING:
Ag in Montana Schools
Ag Day Bumper Sticker Luncheon & Meal - March 19, 2013 at Jorgenson's in Helena 6:00 p.m.
Montana Agriculture Appreciation Legislative Luncheon - March 19, 2013 at the Capitol at 12:00 Noon
Montana Range Days - June 24-25-26, 2013 in Havre. (2013 & 2014 will be in Havre, MT.)
Montana State Fair "Beef in the Kitchen Culinary Contest" Beef Cookoff will be held July 26, 2014 at the Family Living Center at the Montana State Fairgrounds in Great Falls, MT. [Last year: 2013 Winners & Recipes]. [2014 Rules] [2014 Entry Form] Sponsored by Montana Cattlewomen, Montana State Extension, and Montana State Extension Homemakers Clubs.
Montana Young Ag Couples Conference (YACC) - The 34th annual Young Ag Couples Conference was held on January 8-11, 2014, at the Red Lion Colonial Hotel in Helena. Nominate couples by November 25, 2013. Questions please call Walt Anseth (406) 444-5420 or Marty Earnheart at (406) 444-9126.
FCCLA Beef Award - The FCCLA State Leadership Conference was held March 23-25, 2014 at the Holiday Inn in Billings. The 2014 winners in the Montana Food Producer Educational Display event in the Beef Category was Paul Ehler and Jackson Nagy of the Sunburst FCCLA Chapter.
Montana Stockgrowers Association www.mtbeef.org- The President of Montana CattleWomen is a non-voting member, and sits on the Board of Directors.Montana CattleWomen