FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - MAY 9, 2005
McDONNELL AND DOMINA TO ADDRESS RANCHERS AT O'NEILL
Hyannis, NE --- R-CALF USA President, Leo McDonnell, and David Domina,
leading Omaha attorney, will be the featured speakers at an Independent
Cattlemen of Nebraska / R-CALF fundraiser in O'Neill, NE on Saturday,
McDonnell is a co-founder of R-CALF USA (Ranchers-Cattlemen Action
Legal Fund - United Stockgrowers of America), and has been an active
spokesman for cattle producers for over 30 years. Domina is the lead
attorney in the ongoing Pickett vs. Tyson legal battle concerning a
ban on packer ownership of cattle. The speakers will address that lawsuit,
as well as current legislation and trade issues affecting the beef industry.
The fundraiser is being held in memory of long-time R-CALF Regional
Director, Tom Whitehill. The event will take place at the Knights of
Columbus Hall at 410 W. Douglas St. on W. Hwy 20, beginning at 5:00
P.M. Central Time.
Several items have been donated for both silent and live auctions.
A free hamburger feed is scheduled for that evening along with entertainment
from Jimmy Hanson and The Good Ole Boys from Burwell, NE.
For more information, contact ICON President, Chris Abbott at 308-282-2826.