Glen James of the former Glenview Charolais, Carstairs, AB passed away July 15th at the age of 87. An active Charolais breeder through the eighties and nineties they had a successful dispersal sale in December 1997. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, July 23, 1:00pm at Zion Evangelical Missionary Church of Didsbury, AB.
Michael Hunter, Roblin, was elected president of the Manitoba Charolais Association at their Annual General Meeting held July 21th at Brookdale. Matthew Ramsey, Hamiota, was elected 1st-Vice President while Erin Jackson, Inglis, fills the 2nd Vice-President position. Rae Trimble-Olson, Portage la Prairie, remains as the Secretary-Treasurer. Manitoba Charolais Ambassador of the year went to JMB Charolais who hosted the event. Complete details will be in the October issue of the Charolais Banner.
Grand Champion Female was MISS PRAIRIE COVE 111H, sired by TR CAG Carbon Copy 7630 ET, shown by Scarlet Fowler, Bashaw.
Reserve Champion Female was RMM Jessicaha Glam 79F, sired by SOS Chuckwagon 54C, and her bull calf at side, RMM Show Stopper 1J, sired by HTA Slap Shot 855F, shown by Danna Bouchard , Compeer.
Grand Champion Purebred Bull Calf was RMM Show Stopper 1J, sired by HTA Slap Shot 855F, shown by Danna Bouchard.
Reserve Grand Champion Purebred Bull Calf was SOS Granite Pld 59J, sired by SOS Granite Pld 8G, Shown by Tyson Black. Forester Falls, ON.
Grand Champion Commercial Female was C&T Jigger 10F and her heifer calf at side, shown by Kaycee Buchanan, Caronport, SK.
Reserve Champion Commercial Female was Red Arrow Pretty Penny 55H shown by Joss Pitman, Kyle, SK.
Grand Champion Market Steer was Smoke Show shown by Joss Pitman.
Reserve Grand Champion Market Steer was Harrison shown by Jorja Beck, Milestone, SK.
Senior Grand Aggregate winners were Bret Marshall, Innisfail & Reegan McLeod, Claresholm.
Intermediate Grand Aggregate winners were Jorja Beck & Seth Kemp, Red Deer County.
Junior Grand Aggregate winners were Braden Scott, Olds & Cade Wright, Pangman, SK.