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The Red and White Dairy Cattle Association is currently seeking nominations for the annual awards presented at the National Red & White Convention. The Annual Red & White Convention will be held in St Charles, IL on June 19-20, 2018. For more information on the convention please see www.RedandWhiteCattle.com.

Nominees are sought for the following awards:

Larry Moore Master Breeder Award: Presented to a person who is a member of the RWDCA, who has done an outstanding job of breeding a herd of Red & White cattle, supported RWDCA programs and endeavored to promote and advance the Red & White cow.

J.P. ‘Doc’ Ostrander Young Breeder Award: Presented to a person who is a member of the RWDCA, who has done an outstanding job of breeding a herd of Red & White cattle, supported RWDCA programs and endeavored to promote and advance the Red & White Cow.

Junior Breeder Award: Presented to a person who is a member of the RWDCA, who has done an outstanding job of breeding and developing a herd of Red & White cattle, supported RWDCA programs and endeavored to promote and advance the Red & White cow. Recipient must be no more than 21 years of age.

Don Albrecht Distinguished Service Award: Presented to a person that has contributed greatly to the success and promotion of the Red & White cow. Award in memory of Don Albrecht who contributed greatly to the betterment of the RWDCA until his untimely death.

Gary Mayhew Keystone Award: Award to recognize grassroots members who have given dedicated support to the Red & White breed and the RWDCA. Award in memory of Gary Mayhew who strongly promoted Red & Whites and provided service to the RWDCA and RWDCA members.

All nominations should be sent to the RWDCA Office, by May 1, 2018. Previous award recipients are listed on our website: www.RedandWhiteCattle.com

The RWDCA strives to encourage and promote the progressive breeding and development of superior Red & White Dairy cattle providing breeders with information, programs and services to help track, evaluate and improve the breed from one generation to the next. Visit RedandWhiteCattle.com for more information.