2010 Annual Meeting, November 13, 2010
The New Hampshire Sheep and Wool Growers Association held their 2010 annual meeting at Allen's Restaurant, in Boscawen, NH.
The night began with a half hour of visiting with other NHSWGA members and admiring the many displays of 4-H groups, The 4-H Market Lamb Show & Auction, NH Sheep Clinic and the "Best Fleece" and "Market Lamb" blanket winners of the 2010 fair season. There was a remembrance and letter of condolence to be signed, for Dave Hinman, longtime NH shearer who had passed away earlier in the year. Also available for display and purchase was the Association merchandise, as well as, the new 2011 festival shirts and bags.
The meeting was called to order at 6:40pm by President Wayne Welch of Raymond, NH.. The meeting was highlighted with two distinguished New Hampshire shepherds being acknowledged and given lifetime memberships, William Weston Jr, of Hancock and Dwight Barney of Lee.
Following the business portion of the night, members enjoyed a buffet style meal featuring NH grown lamb. As the meal was winding down, Mr John Porter, the speaker for the evening, began his presentation of "The Barns of New Hampshire."
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