Ag & Business Day means Temple Grandin, annual After Birth Ball

MEEKER I Saturday activities in Meeker will be educational and entertaining for nearly everyone, whether your interests are business, agriculture or good old-time dancing and dining fun.

Tickets on sale for After Birth Ball

MEEKER I The annual After Birth Ball, celebrating the end of the stock birthing season, will be held April 26 at the Fairfield Center, 200 Main St., in Meeker.

Livestock expert and autism advocate Temple Grandin to speak in Meeker April 26

Temple Grandin, 66, called one of the most 100 most influential people in the world for her work with livestock handling equipment as well as one of the world’s foremost experts on autism, will be part of the Ag and Business Summit in Meeker on April 26. The designer of most modern livestock handling equipment and author of many books on agriculture and autism, herself being autistic, currently teaches at Colorado State University in Fort Collins.

MEEKER I A full day of fun, agricultural education and entertainment is on the slate for April 26, starting with the second annual Ag and Business Summit, in which a number of classes will touch on agricultural issues. Following the morning and early afternoon of classes, the renowned Temple Grandin will be featured speaker at […]

After Birth Ball tickets available

MEEKER I The annual After Birth Ball, celebrating the end of the stock birthing season, will be held April 26 at the Fairfield Center, 200 Main St., in Meeker.

After Birth Ball tickets now available in Meeker

MEEKER I The annual After Birth Ball, celebrating the end of the birthing season for cattle, sheep and goats, will be held April 26 at the Fairfield Center, 200 Main St., in Meeker.

After Birth Ball…

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The After Birth Ball was a great success Saturday night in Meeker as the Freeman E. Fairfield Center was filled with people partying and dancing to the country-western sounds of Coy Keithley and the band Straight Shot.

Ag, business seminars lead up to After Birth Ball

RBC I Country music, a brisket and pork loin dinner, and a social hour will wrap up a full day of free educational agricultural and business workshops offered to area residents and visitors gathering in Meeker for the 2013 After Birth Ball.

Chamber sets ag workshops

RBC I A day of free educational workshops will be held April 20 in Meeker in conjunction with the After Birth Ball. “We will have a large number of people from outside of Meeker in town for the After Birth Ball on April 20, so we figured it would be a great time to offer […]

After Birth Ball Saturday, April 21

MEEKER | Tickets are on sale for the 2012 After Birth Ball. This year the event will be Saturday, April 21 at the Fairfield Center in Meeker.

Meekerites demonstrate generosity again

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MEEKER I More than 325 dinner tickets were sold to the After Birth Ball held on May 21. Thanks to all those in attendance, the Friends of the FFA raised nearly $11,000 from the dinner, the live and silent auctions and the “kids’ coupon table.

After Birth Ball a revived tradition

In 1972, Dr. Alan Jones, Dr. Gary Rupp and Dr. Bert White, the local veterinary team, decided that after a long calving season, it was time to get together and have a good time with family and friends to celebrate the end of another successful calving year. It was at that time the After Birth […]

“Kick up your heels” at event

The Meeker Chamber of Commerce has partnered with local energy companies, Friends of the FFA and the Meeker FFA chapter to give you the annual After Birth Ball!