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Penn State's Patricia Comerford Wins Outstanding Service Award

Alpha Zeta Alumna, Patricia M. Comerford, extension equine specialist in Penn State's Department of Dairy and Animal Science (DAS), received the 2010 Outstanding Service Award at the Eastern National 4-H Horse Roundup last week in Louisville, Ky.Honored for her 19 years of service to the event, Comerford has served as a judge, co-superintendent of the Team Presentation Contest, and most recently as co-superintendent of the Individual Presentation Contest. As a member of the Eastern National ...
Monday, December 13, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (636)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Arthur Joseph Fairbank

Arthur Joseph Fairbank passed away Saturday, Nov. 27, 2010, at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. Joe, as he was known, was born in Jamestown, N.Y. on Feb. 1, 1925, to Arthur Joseph Fairbank Sr. and Priscilla Armstrong. He grew up in Ashville, N.Y. and on the nearby family farm. He attended schools in Ashville and Lakewood, graduating from Lakewood High School in 1943. He attended Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y. for a year before he joined the Army Air Corps, returning to complete ...
Tuesday, November 30, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (515)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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S.E. (Shelly) Shuman

PEMBROKE - Mr. S.E. (Shelly) Shuman, 79, passed away Monday morning, Nov. 8, 2010, at his home after a brief illness under the care of Hospice Savannah and was surrounded by his family. He was preceded in death by his wife Mary Ann S. Shuman, his mother Myrtie S. Wilbanks, his father Henry Speir Sr., his sister Velva L. Celeste, and two brothers Henry Speir Jr. and Melvin Speir. He was born in Clyde and moved to Pembroke at the age of 6. He graduated from Bryan County High ...
Thursday, November 11, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (508)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Robert Baker Invented Chicken Nuggets, Turkey Burgers, and Cornell BBQ

Cornell Corporation Board Member, Robert Baker, Remembered for Inventing Chicken Nuggets, Turkey Burgers, and Cornell BBQ Cornell Barbeque Sauce wasn’t the first formulation made by the late Dr. Robert C. Baker. Baker is most famously accredited with the development of the chicken nugget. He is also behind the development of other poultry products, such as chicken and turkey hot dogs, and turkey ham. Prior to 1980, chicken was packed on ice and shipped to grossers ...
Wednesday, October 20, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (622)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Texas Alpha Alumna Honored

Lise A. Sieber celebrates three years with the Defense Health Information Management SystemALEXANDRIA, VA, Lise A. Sieber, SharePoint Administrator for the Defense Health Information Management System, has been recognized by Cambridge Who's Who for demonstrating dedication, leadership and excellence in information management and technology. Just a year after her commencement from the University of Arizona in 1981, Lise A. Sieber enlisted in the United States Navy. She currently ...
Monday, October 11, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (638)/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 (544)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Steve McShane Runs for City Council

AZ Alumni Steve McShane from the California Zeta Chapter at California Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo, CA is running for Salinas City Council in District 3. Mr. McShane graduated from Cal Poly with a degree in soil science and earned a MBA from Santa Clara University. He is the founder of the Leadership Salinas Valley Alumni Association and the Central Coast Young Farmers and Ranchers. Mr. McShane has held numerous positions in his community over the years. He was a ...
Monday, August 9, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (525)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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G. Harris Wilcox

From: Westside News Inc.http://www.westsidenewsonline.com/ThisWeek/deaths.html Harris Wilcox, 91, of Churchville, NY, a lifelong devotee to American Agriculture, died on July 17, 2010, with his loving wife, Fern, by his side. Mr. Wilcox was a prominent area businessman, internationally renowned auctioneer and Realtor, Chairman of the Board of Harris Wilcox, Inc., generous benefactor of charitable, civic and youth organizations. Mr. Wilcox studied agricultural sciences at ...
Thursday, August 5, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (568)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Dr. Norman R. Schneider

From: Ellworth Independent Reporter Onlinehttp://www.ellsworthinderep.com/web/isite.dll?1278616300986 CERESCO, NEB. — Dr. Norman R. Schneider, 67, of rural Ceresco, Neb., died on July 5, 2010 after a three-year battle with Myeloid Leukemia. After graduating from K-State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Schneider served in the United States Air Force for 11 years. He held various positions while a member of the Air Force including a Base Veterinarian, ...
Friday, July 9, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (488)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Townshend Summer Gathering

Greetings Townshend Alumni! You are invited to join the Alpha Zeta Alumni for a summer social gathering on Sunday, August 15th. Mitch Bambauer will be hosting it at his house, and they will be grilling out, playing corn hole and pitching horseshoes, meeting up with old friends, and talking about the fun they had in college. Your families are invited to come. Please let Mitch know by August 8th if you are coming and how many so he can plan for meat and table service. The ...
Friday, July 9, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (560)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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