ASI Annual Convention in Denver January 25 – 28, 2017 There was good attendance from Minnesota at the annual convention. This picture taken after our region’s 6-state (inc; MN, WI, MI, OH, IL, IN), Region #3 caucus was held. Minnesotans in attendance, L-R Front: John Dvorak, past-Pres MLWP, and newly elected Region 3 Regional Director;…
(L to R) Randy Kinney, Pres; Daryl Boehm, Director; Don Drewry, Director; Travis Fowler, VP1; Al Hendrickx, Director; Jeremy Geske, Secretary; John Dvorak, Past Pres; Glenette Sperry, Treasuruer; Steve Froehlich, VP2; and Melanie Pamp, Past Pres. [not pictured: Doug Mathias, Director; Bob Padula, Director].
Andrew Berg received the Junior Silver Bell award. Andrew is a great role model for the younger kids. He shows, and also participates in Livestock Judging and Knowledge Bowl. Andrew is a student at SDSU. He is the son of Phil and Laurel Berg of Pipestone.
Jo Bernard received the Silver Bell Award. Jo has devoted many years and countless hours supporting the youth sheep project, both at local and national level. Jo also serves as the MN State Fair sheep superintendent and assists with many major sheep shows and sales. Jo and her husband Mark raise Cheviots near New Richland.
Another wonderful Lamb Social with 3 Lamb samplings by chef Virgil Emmert, sheep cheese samples, and local wines.