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Summer 2014 NASSA News

by Site Admin on July 3, 2014

Summer 2014 NASSA News cover

The Summer 2014 issue of NASSA News is now available to download from the Members Area of the Online Database website. If you are a NASSA member and have already set up your Members Area account, go to the NASSA News page and log in to see the link for downloading the latest issue. Or if you are a current NASSA member without an account for the Online Database site, go to the Membership Info page and click the “… become a Search Site member” link near the bottom of the page to set up your account. You will need to have a valid email address in your NASSA member information in order to set up your account.

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2014 NASSA AGM

by Site Admin on May 30, 2014

October 23-26, 2014
WNC Agricultural Center
1301 Fanning Bridge Rd.
Fletcher, NC 28732
Hosted by The North Carolina Shetland Sheepbreeders

Download the schedule and registration form: 2014 NASSA AGM Flyer

2014 NASSA AGM BASIC INFORMATION

Join us in the beautiful mountains of western North Carolina October 23-26 for beautiful fall foliage, opportunities to showcase your sheep and talks about our breed of sheep at the 2014 NASSA Annual General Meeting. The meeting will be held in conjunction with the Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair (SAFF, http://saffsite.org/) Plan on arriving early to take advantage of the fiber arts sales arena, classes and workshops offered through SAFF. Those of you flying in should note that the Asheville Regional Airport is practically across the street from the WNC Agricultural Center. Entrance to the grounds is free for livestock exhibitors. All others will be required to pay a $3 per person daily entrance fee. Youth under the age of 13 years are free.

AGM Youth Photo Contest

Shetland enthusiasts under age 18 who will register for the NASSA AGM are invited to participate in a photo contest. Each youth may enter two photos. Winners will be announced and their photos displayed during the AGM. To enter, use the AGM Youth Photo Contest Entry Form.

Call for donations!

A silent auction will be held during the 2014 AGM to raise funds to help with AGM expenses. Your donated items are needed! Any sheep-related items will be gratefully accepted: supplies, feed, books, pictures, note-cards, roving, yarn, handmade items, or crafts. What unique auction item might you provide?

While donated items can be brought to the AGM, a picture of the items being donated along with a description, value, and donor/farm name are needed in advance to make a brochure featuring each item for the silent auction.

Please email this information to Christine Dotson at hidawayfarms@yahoo.com by September 1, 2014.

If you wish to mail your item, send to Christine Dotson at 618 Hidaway Cove, Hendersonville , NC 28739. Please post by October 1 to ensure delivery before the AGM.

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2014 All-American Junior Show

April 8, 2014
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PRE-SHOW PRESS RELEASE:2014 ALL-AMERICAN JUNIOR SHOW BEING HELD IN HUTCHINSON, KS The 2014 All-American Junior Sheep Show is going to be held at the Kansas State Fairgrounds, Hutchinson, KS from July 4-6, 2014. The All-American is the premier junior breeding sheep show in the country. The breeds participating this year are: Polled Dorsets, Horned Dorsets, [...]

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Spring 2014 NASSA News

April 2, 2014
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The Spring 2014 issue of NASSA News is now available to download from the Members Area of the Online Database website. If you are a NASSA member and have already set up your Members Area account, go to the NASSA News page and log in to see the link for downloading the latest issue. Or [...]

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Winter 2014 NASSA News

January 1, 2014
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The Winter 2014 issue of NASSA News is now available to download from the Members Area of the Online Database website. If you are a NASSA member and have already set up your Members Area account, go to the NASSA News page and log in to see the link for downloading the latest issue. Or [...]

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Fall 2013 NASSA News

October 1, 2013
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The Fall 2013 issue of NASSA News is now available to download from the Members Area of the Online Database website. If you are a NASSA member and have already set up your Members Area account, go to the NASSA News page and log in to see the link for downloading the latest issue. Or [...]

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Summer 2013 NASSA News

July 1, 2013
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The Summer 2013 issue of NASSA News is now available to download from the Members Area of the Online Database website. If you are a NASSA member and have already set up your Members Area account, go to the NASSA News page and log in to see the link for downloading the latest issue. Or [...]

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New Online Payment Buttons for Membership Fees

May 31, 2013

We’ve added new PayPal payment buttons to the Membership page of this website. You can use the buttons to pay for renewal of your current NASSA membership, or pay for a new NASSA membership. There are four different buttons: New Membership (USA) – Use this button to pay for a new NASSA membership if you [...]

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2013 NASSA AGM

April 26, 2013
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June 7-9, 2013 The Wool Market, Estes Park Fairgrounds Rocky Mountain National Park Rocky Mountain Park Inn, (970) 586-2333 Estes Park, Colorado Hosted by Jared Lloyd and Friends Download the schedule and registration form: 2013 NASSA AGM Flyer 2013 NASSA AGM BASIC INFORMATION Please join us in beautiful Estes Park Colorado and Rocky Mountain National [...]

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Info About the Transfer Deadline for the AGM Wool Market

April 26, 2013

The Estes Park Wool Market requires all transfers of sheep to be completed by May 1 in order to show them. That means the certificate must indicate that sheep were transferred by May 1. This creates a problem for those who transfer sheep into their children’s name to show or have sold sheep to someone [...]

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