PLUMAS-SIERRA CATTLEWOMEN made a big showing at the State CCA and CCW convention in Santa Clara Nov.ember 16 thru 18 bringing home 6 State awards.
First in scrapbook competition in our division with a check for $100.00; First for sending the most christmas cards in the Cards for Troops contest . Our Unit wrote and sent 2,300 cards to troops. (2nd county sent 730.) Won 6th in Ag in Classroom State Contest this is for hours and number of students reached with the program through the year. State Cattlewomen have a reading in the classroom of agriculture and ranching material program in which the winners are chosen by number of hours spent reading & number of students read to. Nancy Thompson took 2 in the state, Kathy Knight took 4th and Flinda France took 5th. We are very proud of our small counties as we do make a difference in agriculture education.
Our out going president LaVerne Forest was honored at the “Cowbell of Year” luncheon on Friday. There were 7 of our members attending convention; LaVerne Forest, Kathy Knight, Lynn Stewart, Joleen Torri, Claudia Barnes, Dindy Canavero and Pat Ramelli.
2013 Convention will be back in Reno so hopefully more will be able to attend.
The quilt squares have been distributed and hopefully many will be returned at our January meeting. Which is to be announced later.
Here’s wishing everyone a Happy and Safe Holiday as we rest and get ready for a fresh start in 2013.