CattleWomen invite residents to mixer |

CattleWomen invite residents to mixer

Staff reports

The Western Nevada CattleWomen will hold the third annual Spring Membership Mixer Thursday, Feb. 25, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Carson Valley Inn.

Beyond being a social opportunity for the current members, the mixer is intended to generate interest in the community of the Western Nevada CattleWomen. People need no agriculture background or affiliation to become a new member.

The Western Nevada CattleWomen, established in 1958, is one of Nevada’s oldest women’s organizations. Western Nevada CattleWomen works to promote the betterment of the beef industry and acts as a clearinghouse of information for the beef industry.

Members are active in beef promotion, education and in state and federal legislation. Members serve as ambassadors of the cattle industry and relay the benefits of beef. Members work to educate consumers of the nutritional value of beef.

They also work to maintain and build the demand for beef products that satisfy consumer needs and promote the cattle industry.

Annual, the Western Nevada CattleWomen award scholarships to area high school students pursuing an education in an agricultural related curriculum. They raise money for these scholarships from various fund-raising events.

For more information regarding the Western Nevada CattleWomen, interested people may attend the mixer or call 782-4758 or 265-2499.