Broken Bow – Members of Nebraskans for Hereford Heritage (NHH) are planning their fifth Hereford Crossroads (HC#5) for Broken Bow on Saturday, October 12. The group has celebrated since 2015 in an annual ‘Hereford family reunion’ with past and present Hereford breeders of Nebraska, and any others who enjoy a good time socializing with beef enthusiasts.
“Herefords are what has made Nebraska the Beef State, and we want to preserve that history for present and future generations,” stated Linda Teahon, of Dunning.
Special events for HC#5 include a month-long Hereford display area in the Custer County Museum from September 5 to October 11. At HC#5, viewing of memorabilia from area Hereford breeders will be at the One Box Convention Center beginning at 3:00 PM. Social hour at 5 PM with dinner being served at 6 PM, catered by Country Catering of Litchfield. The induction ceremony of the newest members into the Nebraska Hereford Hall of Fame will close out the evening. Cost to attend HC#5 is $35.
A block of rooms has been reserved at special rate for this event at the Cobblestone Inn connected to the convention center. Lodging is on your own. If there are enough people interested, Nebraskans for Hereford Heritage, will host a tour to Adams Land and Cattle on Friday, October 11 beginning at 2:00. RSVPs for the ALC tour, free of charge, must be in by October 4 to Terri Licking, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.The tour has limited seating, so get your name on the list.
The tour will begin from the One Box Convention Center parking lot at 2:00 PM on October 11, travel to the ALC office headquarters in Broken Bow where a brief history of ALC will be presented along with refreshment provided by Nebraska State Bank.
On October 12th there will be a tour from Thedford to Dunning, beginning near Thedford to view the Hoffman Ranch. A Dutch treat lunch will be served at the Sandhills Corral in Thedford, and then a stop to see the display of Hereford history at the Sandhills Heritage Museum in Dunning before returning for the evening festivities.
If you are interested in attending Saturday’s tour and if you love Nebraska beef, come join the Nebraskans for Hereford Heritage October 11 and 12 in Broken Bow.
If you are interested in attending, send a $35 check for HC#5 made out to Hereford Crossroads, c/o Dixie Hoffman, POB 192, Thedford, NE, 69166 by October 4. Meal RSVPs must be in by October 4 to ensure your place. No meal walk-ins will be taken at the door.