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Legacy of the Late Richard Gebhart Continues Through Junior Leadership Program
Fri, 05 Jun 2015 12:37:10 CDT
The late Richard Gebhart’s passion for the beef industry will continue. His family is establishing a legacy foundation in his honor through the Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Foundation. OCA Executive Vice President Michael Kelsey said this will support a leadership program for the youth leaders in the cattle industry.
Ron Hays Beef Buzzes with Michael Kelsey of OCA
"Richard and his wife Susan and their family grew up in the junior cattlemen’s association and the leadership process that the junior cattlemen developed in his two girls - Erica and Roxane," Kelsey said. "They were just so proud of that and so dedicated to it."
Those interested in supporting the effort can send financial gifts to the Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Foundation, 2500 Exchange Avenue, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73108. Donors should specify that the donation is for the Richard Gebhart foundation and all donations are tax deductible.
"You can be assured that it all go towards an endowment of some type of leadership program and we’re excited to work with the family to do that," Kelsey said.
Kelsey said for the family to set up this endowment for leadership is so fitting and he knows Richard would be proud. This effort will further strengthen the Oklahoma Junior Cattlemen's Association that sponsors the summer preview show, steer feedout program and scholarship opportunities.
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