Dairy Hall of Fame Nominations Due by Dec. 20

11/24/2012 7:00 AM

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Nominations are being accepted for the Pennsylvania Dairy Hall of Fame through Dec. 20. The award honors accomplished dairy leaders who make major contributions to the well-being of the state’s dairy industry.

The induction ceremony will be during the supreme champion dairy cattle pageant of the Pennsylvania Farm Show on Friday, Jan. 11.

“Pennsylvania is a national dairy leader because of the people who move the industry forward through hard work, leadership and innovation,” said Agriculture Secretary George Greig. “The Pennsylvania Dairy Hall of Fame recognizes these outstanding individuals who have dedicated their lives to the past traditions, present success and future promise of the dairy industry.”

Recipients will receive an award and permanent portrait in the Pennsylvania Dairy Hall of Fame at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg.

A qualified recipient is a living dairy farmer, cattle breeder, exhibitor of dairy cattle or contributor to the well-being of the dairy industry and dairy expositions who lives in Pennsylvania.

Nominees must be accomplished leaders of high purpose and actions, have encouraged the development of youth for the future of the dairy industry, and have displayed exemplary traits of character, honesty and integrity.

Nominations must be submitted in writing and include detailed qualifications and personal conduct of the nominee. Include the name, address and phone number of the nominee and the individual or group making the nomination.

Nominations are due Dec. 20 to the All-American Dairy Show Office, 2300 N. Cameron St., Harrisburg, PA 17110.

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