Register Today for Oct. 4 K-State ASI Family & Friends Reunion
Pre-registration deadline is Friday, September 20 for the Fifth Annual K-State Animal Sciences and Industry (ASI) Family & Friends Reunion. Planned for Oct. 4 at the Stanley Stout Center in Manhattan, the event welcomes ASI alumni and friends back to campus and the opportunity to reunite with friends, faculty, staff and students.
Starting at 5:30 p.m., the event will feature premium quality meats and dairy products, including pork, beef, chicken and lamb; live entertainment by the Too Many Degrees Band, featuring KSU ASI Professor Dr. David Grieger; and a Junior Wildcat Barnyard area designed for the youngest members of the ASI family. You won't want to miss the performance by the "best band in the land," the K-State Marching Band.
A highlight of this year's reunion will be the presentation of the Don L. Good Impact Award to the Kansas Livestock Association (KLA). KLA is a trade organization representing the business interests of independent beef producers at the state and national levels. Members of the association are involved in all segments of the livestock industry, including cow-calf production, backgrounding, cattle feeding, swine, dairy and sheep.
The award, presented by the Livestock and Meat Industry Council Inc. (LMIC), is named in honor of Good, who was a former K-State ASI department head, and recognizes positive impact on the livestock and meat industry or agriculture.
"Plan to join us for an evening of great food, good music and catching up with friends and ASI faculty and staff," says Patsy Houghton, Family and Friends Reunion chairman from McCook, Neb. "Register today for this great opportunity to reunite with the ASI department."
Registration and schedule information is available online at www.asi.k-state.edu/familyandfriends. Pre-registration deadline is September 20 and walk-in registration may be limited. For questions about the event, contact Lois Schreiner at 785-532-1267 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ASI Family & Friends Reunion provides countless opportunities for current, past and future generations of K-Staters. For photo and video highlights visit the event Facebook page, www.facebook.com/KStateFamilyAndFriends.
The Kansas State University Department of Animal Sciences and Industry serves students, livestock producers and the animal and food industries through teaching, research and education. The K-State ASI department prepares students for careers in the animal and food industries. The curriculum includes the study of nutrition, reproduction, genetics, behavior, meat science and food science with production, management, and agribusiness skills. For more about the K-State's ASI department visit asi.ksu.edu.
The Livestock and Meat Industry Council is dedicated to facilitating interdisciplinary research that identifies and addresses issues/opportunities facing animal agriculture and the efficient production of food. The Council solicits volunteer contributions including money, land, livestock, equipment and other bequests in support of approved priorities and initiatives within the Department of Animal Sciences and Industry, in cooperation with the College of Agriculture at K-State.