October 10, 2008
October 10, 2008 - Don't forget to nominate that person who has made an outstanding contribution to the sheep industry. Award nominations must be received at the American Sheep Industry Association (ASI) office by Nov. 21, 2008, and winners will be honored during the ASI annual convention in San Diego, Calif., on Friday, Jan. 23, 2009.
ASI is asking for nominations of people who deserve to be acknowledged for their positive role within the industry. The national awards program allows producers and industry affiliates a chance to nominate individuals they feel have benefited the industry.
Six award categories are available for nominations: McClure Silver Ram, Camptender, Flock Guardian, Shepherd's Voice for Print Media, Shepherd's Voice for Broadcast Media and Environmental Stewardship.
Award descriptions and the nomination form can be found by clicking on the "2009 Awards Program" link on the home page of the ASI Web site at www.sheepusa.org
or by contacting ASI at 303-771-3500.
Past award recipients are not eligible for re-nomination. A list of previous award winners is located on the ASI Web site.