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Brian Reuwee Named Director of Communications & Marketing for ARA

The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) announced that Brian Reuwee has been hired as director of communications and marketing for the organization.Reuwee is in the process of relocating to Washington, D.C., from St. Louis, and will join the ARA staff Nov. 18. He will also be participating in ARA's upcoming annual conference Dec. 3-5 in Doral, Fla. As director of communications and marketing, Reuwee will be responsible for all of ARA's publications, media relations, website, marketing ...
Friday, November 8, 2013/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (690)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Montana Names 2012 Keith Scholars

Congratulations to Montana members Jamie Inglis and Cassandra Lannen for being named the 2012 Keith Memorial Scholarship recipients. The Keith Memorial Scholarship Fund, established by Dr. James and Florance Keith, provides scholarships for exceptional members of the Montana Chapter of Alpha Zeta at Montana State University. Jamie Inglis, 22, grew up in the city of Central Point, Oregon where she graduated from Crater High School as Salutatorian with a 4.02 GPA. In fall 2009, ...
Friday, June 8, 2012/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (834)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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New "Calfology" Website Looking for Student Contributors

A new, educational website, Calfology.com, is looking for students (especially dairy science students) to help build content for their website or become contributors. Calfology is the first ever effort to bring all players in the industry to one place to interact in hopes of strengthening and advancing the entire community. This is an opportunity for students to get some experience doing something educational/fun and get an online presence.Ways you could help Calfology.com build their ...
Wednesday, September 14, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (810)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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2011 Keith Scholarship Recipients

Alpha Zeta recently honored two Montana members with the Keith Scholarship. The two $6,000 scholarships are awarded annually, one to an undergraduate and one to a Pre-Vet or Vet student. This year's scholarship recipients were Rob Newton and Megan LynchCongratulations!Megan Lynch (Montana, '08)Megan is a senior at Montana State University majoring in Animal Science-science option. Megan was born and raised in Kalispell, Montana. Growing up she was active with school, local and state 4H, and ...
Tuesday, August 16, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (780)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Morrow Member Lands Coveted Internship with O&B

Congratulations to Amy Schaufelberger for landing a position in the sought-after summer internship program with St. Louis based, agri-marketing agency, Osborn & Barr.Osborn & Barr (O&B) is a leading marketing communications firm dedicated to agriculture and rural America. Through their summer internship program, O&B helps to foster the next generation of talent in agri-business. The 2011 internship class includes 14 individuals, many of whom are either recent graduates or seniors in ...
Thursday, June 23, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (878)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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AgDay Collegiate Leadership Summit in Washington D.C.

Ag Day Collegiate Leadership SummitMarch 13-16, 2011Washington D.C.Alpha Zeta is looking for two student members to attend The Consortium's AgDay Collegiate Leadership Summit in Washington D.C.  You will be joined by students from The Consortium's other member organizations (i.e. AFA, Ag Rho, Ag Sig, Farmhouse, Block and Bridle, Collegiate FFA & 4-H, and others)Participant Selection:Participants’ should be emerging leaders within Alpha Zeta Agricultural major Possess at least a 3.0 grade ...
Wednesday, January 5, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (766)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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College Aggies Online - Ag Advocate Competition

Animal Agriculture Alliance, a national non-profit organization working to educate the public about the important role that animal agriculture plays in feeding a hungry world, and the American National CattleWomen, Inc. are excited to invite you to participate in the second annual College Aggies Online (CA0) competition. As you know, it is important that stakeholders involved in production agriculture take proactive steps to tell the industry’s true story. Today’s farmers and ...
Thursday, August 12, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (798)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Local Charity Competing for $250K grant

Alpha Zeta's management company, DrakeCo, also manages several other associations and non-profits including the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation.  Recently, the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation and its signature program, Trees for Troops, entered the Chase Community Giving contest running on Facebook for a chance to win $20,000-$250,000.  Anyone can go on Facebook, search for the Chase Community Giving application and vote for a charity.  Trees for Troops makes the holidays a little brighter for ...
Tuesday, June 22, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (747)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Keith Scholarship Recipients

Alpha Zeta recently honored two Montana members with the Keith Scholarship.  The two $6,000 scholarships are awarded annually, one to an undergraduate and one to a Pre-Vet or Vet student.  This year's scholarship recipients were Tim Gibbs and Nikki Bailey.Congratulations!Tim Gibbs (Montana, ‘08) Tim was born in Miles City, Montana and raised on his family ranch with his parenst and three brothers. Growing up, Tim stayed busy with school, 4-H, sports, and helping out at home. He ...
Tuesday, June 1, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (785)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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FL Chapter Wins Big at National Conference

Sometimes the word "impressive” isn’t strong enough. Such is the case for UF’s chapter of Alpha Zeta, the nation’s oldest honors fraternity for agriculture students. At the Alpha Zeta 2010 National Agricultural Leadership Conference, UF took home seven of 16 top honors presented to chapters and individuals. Chapters from 10 institutions attended the April 8-10 event in New Brunswick, NJ. "It’s a huge honor to be recognized on a national level,” ...
Tuesday, June 1, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (797)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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