December 5, 2015
at TSL – Time and Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson, NY
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The Board of Directors of the Dutchess County Sheep and Wool Growers invite you to attend our annual membership meeting and dinner.
This year we are pleased and honored to have join us Dr. G.F. Kennedy from the Pipestone Veterinary Clinic in Pipestone, Minnesota.
Our program is planned to be a bit different this year. In addition to our customary evening dinner and meeting, we will host a daytime seminar with Dr. Kennedy. The event will take place at Time and Space Limited in Hudson, NY with the dinner meeting to follow.
Full Day Seminar schedule:
8:30am – 9:30 am Check in and coffee in the café area
9:30am – 11:30am (10:15-10:30 break)
- Optimizing Baby Lamb Health
- Pros and Cons of Hair Sheep
11:45am – 12:30 pm – Lunch Included in Ticket. Soup, assorted salads and sandwiches catered by Cascades in Hudson. (Sorry, no special dietary restriction menu available. BYO gluten free, etc)
12:45pm – 3:00 pm
- Beyond RR,QQ and QR -The More Complex Aspects of Genetic Scrapie Testing
- The Effects of Climate Change on sheep management in the 21st century including
parasite management, feed availability and quality, how temperature effects the nutritional and other health needs of sheep.
3:30pm – 5:30pm Movie OR on your own around Hudson
(Possible movie titles – Sweatgrass, Away to Me, Blue Alchemy, Addicted to Sheep)
(Dec. 5th is Hudson’s “Winter Walk” on Warren St. – TSL is a block north of Warren)
Our Annual Membership Meeting and Dinner schedule:
6:00pm – 7:30pm Greet Guests – Beer, Wine and Appetizers (see menu below)
6:30pm – 7:00pm Business Meeting DCSWGA – members only!
Non-members can hang out and nosh.
7:30pm – 9:30pm Dinner with Guest Speaker Dr. G.F. Kennedy
Discussion Topic for Dinner: How do Hudson Valley Sheep Producers position themselves to thrive in the future ?
Menu provided by Julia and Isabella Fine Food Clermont, NY – Meri Puccio
Appetizers served 6:00 pm – 7:00pm
Lamb Pate with Crackers (inc. gluten free)
Cajun Cornmeal Cups with Lamb
Quesadillas with Lamb
Quesadillas with Veggies
Iced Tea Station, soft drinks, ice
Buffet Style Dinner served 7:30 – 9:30pm
Make your own Lamb Sliders
Local Beef Chili with garnishes, sour cream, chopped cilantro, red onion, hot sauce
Vegetarian Chili, Beans and Vegetables
Chicken Wings in BBQ Sauce
Chipotle Macaroni Salad
From Scratch Baked Beans with Local Bacon
Slaws – Creamy Buttermilk Green Cabbage Slaw and Red Cabbage and Apple Slaw with Apple Cider Vinaigrette
Assorted Cupcakes (including gluten free option), Coffee, Tea
Contact Sara if you require special dietary accommodations. email@example.com
Tickets available to only DCSWGA Members from October 1-Nov. 9, 2015.
After Nov. 9, we will make Non-Member tickets available.
DCSWGA Members in good standing (dues paid, volunteer commitment service fulfilled) are eligible for the Member ticket rate. Review your membership type to determine your eligibility.
Non-members include family of members and the public.
Full Daytime Seminar: $15.00 for members and $30.00 for non-members
The Dinner: $20.00 for members and $45.00 for non-members.
Non-member tickets will be available online here to purchase starting Nov. 9, 2015
Please choose a ticket type from the pull down menu below and fill in the fields below with information requested, Guest name(s), phone. Add to cart, pay through the PayPal site with your credit card or e-check. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you’d like to pay another way. Thanks.
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