Crook County CattleWomen – Nov. 9

Crook County CattleWomen entertained Wyoming CattleWomen President Janet Givens and Weston County CowBelles at a noon Luncheon at the Sundance Hospitality Room.

Ms. Givens reported what is happening at State and National Level of CattleWomen. Wyoming CattleWomen and Wyoming Stock Growers are joining together to increase membership at the state level. Combine ideas for speakers and programs. Disappointing news that national level the Beef Ambassador Committee met and decided to discontinue the program due to lack of funds. It was decided to implement a new program at college level. Oklahoma will have a pilot program and details will be given at the NCW January meeting. Grassroots funding has changed in our state and more emphasis will be placed on reaching Millennials group to provide and cook beef for their families. Check out WCW website and open Grassroots, Download Activity Proposal and Activity Evaluation forms and the Strategic Priority Plan from WBC.

CCCW president Denise Wagner and Weston CowBelles representative Lisa Darlington told of activities in each of their groups and presented gifts to WCW president and to each of their representatives. Consisted of cookbooks, woven rugs, corsage for president which included dollar bills made by Margaret Ellsbury to be used for traveling by WCW president. Fall décor door prizes were won by Weston County CowBelles, Dana Tysdale, Lorraine Davis and visiting guest Debbie Livingston Auftin.

Christmas party will be held Dec. 4, 2015, 5 p.m. at Senior Citizen Center in Sundance. Catered beef meal with tip and gratuity included. Entertainment and door prizes thru out evening. Please bring non-perishable beef items for compassion cupboard in Sundance, Hulett and Moorcroft.

Submitted by Janet A. Jensen