Micheal E. “Mike” Geddes died July 29th, 2020 at the Rock Lake Personal Care Home, Pilot Mound, MB at the age of 66. Mike took over the Char-O-Clare herd from his pioneer Charolais breeder father, Clare Geddes, in the 80s and continued raising Charolais for the next 20 years. A big proponent of performance testing they had bulls in the Douglas test station for over 30 years. A public graveside service will be held, Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. at the Greenwood Cemetery, Pilot Mound.
A celebration of Walter Palaschuk’s life who passed away May 18th has been set for August 15th at the chapel in Raymore, SK with burial at the Stone Church near their farm with lunch at the WPLB Charolais farm after.
Jeff Cavers, La Riviere, was re-elected president of the Manitoba Charolais Association at their Annual General Meeting held July 25th at La Riviere. Hans Myhre, Dauphin, was elected 1st-Vice President while Michael Hunter, Roblin, 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 C2 Charolais who hosted the event. Zipline or a round of golf kicked off the day’s events, followed by the AGM, supper and awards presentations. Complete details will be in the October issue of the Charolais Banner.