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On Nov. 7, 2018, the Copper Cowbelles distributed beef to local schools.

The Grant County Cattlegrowers' Association each year buys a steer at the Grant County Fair. The Copper Cowbelles pay for the processing by Wilcox Processing. The meat then gets donated to various schools for their home economics departments. Beef was donated to Cliff School, Silver Schools, Calvary Christian Academy, El Grito Headstart and Cobre Schools. This year, 2018, is the first year that Silver Schools got meat, because they just started a home economics department.

unnamedAt Cliff Schools, pictured left to right are Deborah van Tellingen (President of Copper CowBelles), Samantha Jones (Student at cliff schools) and Laura Frost ( Sec/Treasurer for Grant county cattle growers) (Courtesy Photo)

image002 1At Calvary Christian Academy, pictured left to right are Deborah van Tellingen (Copper CowBelles President), Julie Smith (Home Ec. Teacher at CCA ), Laura Frost ( GCCG Sec/Treasurer) (Courtesy Photo)

image001 1At Cobre Schools, Pictured left to right are Rosemary Placencio ( Home Ec. Teacher at Cobre High), Laura Frost ( Grant County Cattle Growers Sec/ Treasurer) (Courtesy Photo)

image001 2At El Grito Head Start, pictured left to right are Candice Lucero, Frances Jacquez, Sonya Marquez, Carmen Munoz, Laura Frost (Courtesy Photo)

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