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Tickets available now for Cattlemen’s Banquet

The La Plata-Archuleta Cattlemen’s Banquet will be held on March 19. It will be at the Sky Ute Event Center in Ignacio.

Tickets will go on sale Feb. 11. Helen Moore, 264-4239, will have tickets in the Pagosa area.

The ticket price is $35 until March 14, and will be $40 after that time.

The Cattlemen’s Association has reserved a block of 15 rooms at the hotel. Rooms need to be booked before March 3.

Temple Grandin will be the guest speaker. Dr. Grandin is a professor at Colorado State University. Temple has been afflicted with autism since birth and has written many books dealing with this affliction. She has also written several books on livestock facilities and the humane handling of livestock. A movie of her life is available and recently won a Golden Globe Award.

Social hour begins at 6 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m.

The High Rollers will provide music after a prime rib dinner. There will also be a silent auction.

For more information, call Barbara at 247-2816.