Newberry’s Shealy named as delegate to American Angus Association meeting

Staff Report

Staff Report

NEWBERRY — Walter Shealy III of Newberry has been elected as a delegate to the 132nd annual American Angus Association Convention of Delegates.

The convention will be held Nov. 5 at the Overland Park Convention Center in Overland Park, Kan.

Shealy, a member of the American Angus Association with headquarters in Saint Joseph, Mo., is one of 327 Angus breeders who have been elected by fellow members in their state to serve as a representative at the annual meeting.

Representing 42 states, District of Columbia and Canada, the delegates will participate in the business meeting and elect new officers and five directors to the American Angus Association board.

The annual meeting will take place in conjunction with the 2015 Angus Means Business National Convention and Trade Show (Nov. 3-5) in Overland Park, Kan.

The event is open to anyone in the cattle business and will feature high-profile keynote speakers; educational sessions, featuring thought leaders from every industry sector; the International Angus Genomics Symposium, sponsored by Neogen GeneSeek operations; Angus University, sponsored by Merck Animal Health; entertainment; evening galas; prize giveaways; and an expansive trade show. Visit www.angusconvention.com to learn more.

The American Angus Association is the nation’s largest beef breed organization, serving nearly 25,000 members across the United States, Canada and several other countries. Visit www.ANGUS.org for more information.