ANNUAL MEETING, DECEMBER 1 & DECEMBER 2, West Fargo, North Dakota
DLGC’s Annual Meeting will be held in conjunction with the North Dakota and Minnesota Lamb and Wool Producers Associations’ joint annual convention at the DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton in West Fargo, ND. The DLGC Annual Meeting will follow the NDLWPA/MLWPA Joint Convention sessions on Saturday, Dec. 2, after 5:00 pm (details will be sent via email when the MN/ND registration brochure becomes available). Tour, LAMB dinner, and Saturday registration costs will be available shortly. We will also post a schedule of educational sessions and the sheep industry tour by November 1 at the DLGC website.
Friday, December 1:
10 am ND Sheep Industry Tour
7 pm LAMB Dinner followed by auction
Saturday, December 2:
8:00-4:30 NDLWPA/MLWPA Educational Sessions & Trade Show
~5:30 pm DLGC Members Meeting
Board Elections: The board and membership would like to thank Jeff Young and Chad Hasbargen for 3 years of dedicated voluntary service to DLGC. Both agreed to run for re-election. If there are any members who would like to volunteer for a director position please let a board member know or send an email.
The joint ND/MN convention has a block of reservations available for the DoubleTree Hotel. Please reserve your room directly with the DoubleTree (located at 825 E. Beaton Drive, West Fargo, ND 58078, 701-551-0120) and mention the ND/MN Lamb and Wool Convention. Please R.S.V.P. by noon on November 27 if you plan on attending the DLGC membership meeting (email email@example.com).
AUGUST 11 & AUGUST 12, 2017
Summer Meeting in Pierre, South Dakota
Friday, August 11:
6:30 pm Members’ supper at Red Rossa Italian Grille (reservations under DLGC, 808 West Sioux Ave., Ste 200, Pierre, SD 57501)
8:00 pm Board of Directors meeting at Governor’s Inn, Anderson Room (700 W. Sioux Ave.)
Agenda Items Include: Uniform Marketing Agreement Discussion
Saturday, August 12:
8:30 am Dakota Lakes Research Farms Tour (farms located 17 miles east of Pierre on Highway 34)
12:30 pm Lamb Dinner at the Prairie Regional Extension Center (the old Kenyon Building, 412 West Missouri St.)
The Governor’s Inn (605-224-4200) is giving DLGC a rate of $86.95 + tax for August 11 (checkout 8/12). Please reserve your room directly with them and mention the rate. Please R.S.V.P. by noon Monday, August 7, if you plan on joining the Board of Directors for supper, Friday’s Board meeting, and Saturday’s dinner. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Mina at 605-651-9530 to let us know you are coming so we can plan for food!
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