Sponsors Sought For Brawley Cattle Call Queen Contest And Coronation

Chris Furguson
The Brawley Cattle Call committee is currently searching for sponsors for the Cattle Call Queen events and prizes months ahead of the Queen’s coronation ceremony in October and the week long Cattle Call events in early November.
Currently, there are several levels of sponsorship for the Queen’s Coronation Dinner.
For a $1,850 donation, Event Sponsors will receive a half-page ad in the contest’s program, a reserved table for eight at the Coronation dinner on October 16, 2010, and a full page ad in the 2010 Cattle Call Rodeo Program.
Saddle, Crown or Buckle sponsors, for a $200 donation, will get a business card sized ad in the Cattle Call Queen Contest Program book along with two reserved seats at the Banquet and a notation in the Rodeo program book.  These sponsors may spend an additional $100 for a business card ad in the Rodeo Program.
Silver Star Patrons may donate $100 for two seats at the Banquet and notations in both the Queen’s program and the Rodeo Program.  Gold Star Patrons can buy a full table of eight for $340.
Other donations will have the name or business name given an notation in both programs and will be acknowledged at both the Queen’s horsemanship competition on October 15 and the Coronation dinner on October 16.
Sponsor applications may be found at the Brawley Chamber of Commerce or you can call (760) 960-3986 for more information.
Applications are still being accepted for the Cattle Call Queen and Junior Queen Contest as well.  Young women from the Imperial Valley between the ages of 16-21 may apply for the Queen contest while girls aged 12 to 15 may run for Jr. Queen.
The deadline for all contestants is August 26 at noon and Orientation will be on August 27 at 6 pm at the Stockman’s Club.
The theme for the 2010 Brawley Cattle Call is “Brawley… Home of the Cattle Call.”

Red Cross Responds to Five Local Disasters

The San Diego/Imperial Counties Red Cross Assists Those Affected by Disasters

San Diego, July 13, 2010 The San Diego/Imperial Counties Chapter of the American Red Cross responded to five disasters in the past week.

Fires caused major damage and destruction to several single-family homes in Lakeside, Chula Vista, and El Cajon. Fire also destroyed a mobile home in Imperial Valley affecting two adults, and destroyed a 4-unit condo structure in Escondido affecting five adults and five children. The disasters caused loss of property and the devastation left adults, children and pets homeless.