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Nominations Sought for 2017 Curtis Clark Achievement Award
July 25, 2017

Nominations for this year’s Curtis Clark Achievement Award are currently
being sought.

Presented at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto, Ontario,
the Curtis Clark Award goes to the Canadian dairy cattle exhibitor who
possesses the ability, sportsmanship and character necessary to be respected
by their fellow breeders and exhibitors. The annual award is sponsored by the
Alberta Holstein Branch.

To be eligible for the Clark award, the nominee must be an “active” showman,
breeder or manager of any dairy cattle breed in Canada who is exhibiting animals
at major shows in this country. The person who wins the award “must be present”
at the Royal Winter Fair to accept it. Nominees will be judged on their support of breed activities and ability to breed, manage, develop and exhibit dairy cattle.

Selection of the winner is made by former recipients of the award. This year’s
winner will be announced on November 10th during the Royal’s National Holstein

Nominations for the award, which should include a brief résumé on the
nominee, should be sent by October 1st to the Curtis Clark Achievement Award
Committee Secretary, Bonnie Cooper, c/o Holstein Journal, 301 – 9040 Leslie
Street, Richmond Hill, Ontario L4B 3M4, e-mail:,
fax: 905-886- 0037, phone: 905-886- 4222. Nominations previously submitted for
the award need not be submitted again.


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