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November 2019 Newsletter
 
Dear BPG Members,

It is so hard to believe that it is November and the 2019 show season has come to an end.  How time flies when you are having fun!!

ENTRY REMINDER:  Entries for Fort Worth are due on Friday, November 15.  So get the entry form out and get it headed to Fort Worth!!

Go ahead and mark your calendars now for San Antonio and Houston.  The San Antonio entries are due on December 15 and Houston is January 5.

ANNUAL GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING:  We have made a change on our Annual General Membership Meeting.  This year we will have it during the Fort Worth Livestock Show on Saturday, January 18, 2020 from 3:00 - 5:00.  We were able to reserve a room for our meeting on the show grounds, so we won't have to pay to reserve a room like we have been having to do in Houston.  Please try and be there.  Officers and Directors will be elected and several important decisions will be made.

All of our 2019 Year End Awards will be given out between the Females and the Bulls during the Open show at the Houston Livestock Show.  This way we will have a large audience to see the beautiful awards and have our winners in the spotlight!

SOCIAL and PARTY:  On Monday, January 20, all BPG members are invited to a big 'P-A-R-T-Y'!!  It will be held at Los Vaqueros Restaurant, 2629 N Main St, Fort Worth Stockyards.  We appointed a "Party Committee" of Lindsey Hendricks, Nancy Gilmore and Carissa Karisch to head up the fun for our social so come prepared to be "WOWED"!!  This is our only time to set aside a night to not work and have a great time with our friends.  PLEASE try and come and get to know new friends and reunite with old friends.

HOUSTON AISLE PARTY:  BPG members are really working hard trying to advance our group and move forward to new and bigger avenues.  We voted to host a "Meet & Greet Aisle Party" during Houston with focus on the International guests that attend the Houston Livestock Show.  BPG will have 20' of booth space to set up our "Living Room" for visitors to stop by socialize.  We will have our monitor playing with individual ranches ads highlighting their program, mini tours will be made down the aisles with the International guests and Bios of our advertisers will be read, and Facebook posts will be made spotlighting our advertisers.  Food and drink will be served.  A Translator will be on hand to answer any questions.  Our new Directories will be there to pass out.  This will be a great opportunity for our group.  A committee has been formed to help co-ordinate these activities:  Sherri Ellis, Kalli Ellis, Nancy Gilmore, Carissa Karisch, Lindsey Hendricks and Cindy Emmons.  Please contact any of these for questions or suggestions.

BPG will also continue to have our Booth in the International Room during Houston.  A Big thanks goes out to Mike Rodriguez for continuing to handle this important advertising tool.

DUES:  2020 Dues will be due on January 1, 2020.  Please go to:
beefmasterpromotiongroup.com, print off a form and mail to Linda Hicks.

Invite your friends to come be a part!

See ya on the end of a lead rope,

Cindy
July 2019 Newsletter
 
THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR SUPPORT AT BU!  IT WAS A LARGE SUCCESS!!
Mark you calendars for next year--same location, same date! Expect bigger and better!!
Thanks so much to Emily and Alex Knoll for the leadership and all of the "worker bees" that followed through and made this a memorable 
event.

UPCOMING CALENDAR
West Texas Fair
Open Show--September 8-- 2:00 (We were trying to get the time moved up earlier in the day, but this year they wanted to keep it the same since they have new personnel in charge.  Hopefully, next year we can make it happen.)
Entry Deadline:  August 15

HOT Fair
Open Show--October 5
Entry Deadline:  September 13

State Fair of Texas
Open Show--October 11
Entry Deadline:  September 1

State Fair of Louisiana
Open Show--November 2
Entry Deadline:  September 7

BPG Membership Meeting:  September 8, 9:00 AM.  West Texas Fair.  The same room we used last year--in the new barn behind office.

REMINDER
New awards given for 2019
          ~Top 5 Exhibitors of the Year (New category)
          ~Top 5 Breeder of the Year (only been giving 1st)
          ~Will count 100% of shows for all awards for 2019
*Pay your 2019 membership dues--YOU MUST PAY TO PLAY!

BPG DIRECTORY
We are putting together another BPG Directory to hand out at Houston and all next year.  This was voted on at our last Membership meeting.  We will be selling ads this year for the Directory for a fund raiser.  We want to make sure we have enough funds to give all of our great awards and premium money at all the shows.  The rates are very reasonable at $300 for a full page and $150 for 1/2 page, $400 for inside front and inside back.  They will all be in full color.  Our Year End winners will be listed, as well as our Hall of Fame winners.  Random photos will be added, show dates and other info.  Jon Michael will be printing it for us for FREE so all ads will be pure profit.  Please get your camera ready ads in to me by September 1.    Make sure your program is highlighted in our directory.
April 2019 BEEFMASTER U
 

BEEFMASTER U
JUNE 28-29, 2019
BRAZOS COUNTY EXPO CENTER
BRYAN, TX


New Location and Date
We need your participation in this event.  We need Sponsors and Entries! Please help your association. Spread the word. This show makes our money for the upcoming year for awards and premiums.

Attached are FLYER and ENTRY FORM. CLASS SCHEDULES will be on website.

February 2019 Reminders
 
Dear BPG Members,

Just a few reminders for everyone.  

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
Saturday, March 2, 2019     9:30 am
HOLIDAY INN MEETING ROOM
Located on the corner of LaConcha and the livestock show parking lot
Officer and Director elections
Several things to discuss,  Please come!!

NOMINATE YOUR SIRES AND DAMS--last chance for 2019

Make sure your 2019 DUES ARE PAID.

THANK YOU to THE LYSSY'S for the 4 Belt Buckles given out at San Antonio!  We appreciate your support of BPG!  If anyone else would like to donate any awards, please let me know.

See ya at Houston,

Cindy

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