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Women in Ag hosts 25th Annual Symposium in downtown Casper

by Wyoming Livestock Roundup

Casper – Wyoming Women in Ag invites women from across the state to join in a celebration for the 25th year in Casper. 

This year, the event kicks off with a family-friendly dinner and speaker on Nov. 15. Celeste Settrini’s “Ranch Life Living” presentation will be held at the Yellowstone Garage in Casper, with a social hour beginning at 5:30 p.m. and her lively talk beginning about 6:30 p.m.. Settrini is a fourth-generation rancher from the foothills of the Salinas Valley on the central coast of California who will share her experiences with the sudden passing of her father and encroachment from urban development. She encourages women to share their story. Settrini is American National CattleWomen Beef Promoter of the Year.

Prairie Wildlife, a band of young ladies from Buffalo, will hit the stage around 7:30 p.m. to round out the evening.  

On Nov. 16, the 25th Wyoming Women’s Ag Symposium, with registration at 7:30 a.m. and a welcome at 8:30 a.m. The event will be held at the Wolcott Galleria, between First and Second Streets in Casper. Free parking is available in the city parking garage one block south of the venue. 

“Jolene Brown, our all-time favorite speaker, is coming to help us celebrate our 25th year,” says the Wyoming Women in Ag Board. “Her keynote address is ‘Letting Go of the Rope!’ and her afternoon workshop is ‘Top 10 Mistakes That Break Up a Family Business!’”

Afternoon educational breakout sessions offer the chance for women to learn about a variety of topics, ranging from beekeeping and recycling energy by-product water to wool processing and marketing, legislative issues and more. 

During the event, the Wyoming Women in Ag Board also emphasizes the trade show opportunity that will be available. 

“The holidays are coming, and we have an outstanding Trade Show brimming full of unique items,” says the Wyoming Women in Ag Board.

The LaQuinta Inn is the host hotel for the event. A block of rooms is available for $75. Call the LaQuinta Inn at 307-265-1200 for $75 room reservations, which will be available until Nov. 12. A block of rooms is available for $75, so mention us when you call. 

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