FROM: INDEPENDENT CATTLEMEN OF NEBRASKA, Box 241, Hyannis, NE 69350
Media Contact: Mary Mulligan (402) 967-3464; Email: email@example.com
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - April 19, 2006
INDEPENDENT CATTLEMEN ANNOUNCE UPCOMING ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
Hyannis, NE - June 15th and 16th will be the dates for the first annual
meeting of the Independent Cattlemen of Nebraska. The meetings will
be held at the High School in Valentine, NE and all members and interested
parties are encouraged to attend.
"We have a full schedule of speakers, meetings and social events
slated for these two days" said convention organizer, Jim Hanna.
"Thursday the 15th, we will kick off at 1:00pm with a general session
with several top presenters. We will follow that up with an evening
social and banquet at the Rosebud Casino. Friday morning, will consist
of committee meetings focusing on topics such as animal ID, property
taxes, trade issues and the Beef Checkoff. After lunch, we will wrap
things up with a final general session which will give members a chance
to vote on the policies and by-laws of the organization."
Several notable speakers have been scheduled including; Dave Domina,
lead attorney in the Pickett v. Tyson case; John Vansickle, Ag economist
from the University of Florida; and Governor Hieneman.
"We encourage everyone to register as soon as possible" said
Mary Mulligan, ICON administrative assistant. "There will be registration
on-site, but tickets for the Thursday event at the casino must be purchased
in advance. We also have rooms blocked at the local motels, but they
may fill quickly."
Registration forms, motel information and a complete agenda can be
obtained by contacting Mary at (402) 967-3464 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sponsors interested in helping with the meetings should contact her
"We are really looking forward to this convention" said Chris
Abbott, Independent Cattlemen President. "We anticipate a good
number of folks will be in attendance to confirm our mission."