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S.A.L.E. commits $11.8 million to youth




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This year, the San Antonio Livestock Exposition Inc. (S.A.L.E.) has committed $11.8 million to educate Texas youth. This amount represents scholarships, grants, endowments, junior livestock auctions, a youth Western art auction, calf scramble program, and show premiums paid to the youth of Texas.

This year’s total giving represents a record commitment, topping 2013’s $11.3 million by over a half million dollars. This brings the total amount the organization has committed since inception to $147.9 million. Keith Martin, executive director and CEO, made the announcement during the organization’s annual membership meeting May 13 in the Expo Hall of the Freeman Coliseum/AT&T Center grounds in San Antonio.

The San Antonio Livestock Exposition Inc. (dba the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo), a volunteer organization that emphasizes agriculture and education to develop the youth of Texas, has built a reputation for being one of the largest family-friendly events in the state featuring livestock and horse shows, interactive exhibits and shows, rodeo action, carnival, and live entertainment.

The 2015 San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo will be held Feb. 12 through March 1 at the Freeman Coliseum/AT&T Center grounds in San Antonio.

For additional information, call 210-225-0612 or visit www.sarodeo.com.
 

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