For Immediate Release:
April 24, 2008
ALL AMERICAN BEEF BATTALION TO HOST FIRST STEAK FEED
Troops to Receive Steaks Hosted by Creekstone Farms Premium Beef.
OLATHE, KS-All American Beef Battalion will host its first steak feed for the 731st Transportation Company on April 26, 2008 in Olathe, Kan whose guard members just returned from a tour of duty in Iraq.
350 people are expected to attend the event, which honors guard members and their families for their tour of duty. Creekstone Farms Premium Beef generously donated 420 pounds of ribeye steaks for the event. The Beef Empire Day PRCA Rodeo Committee will prepare the meal for 175 guard members and 100 family members.
Chairman of the All American Beef Battalion, Jim Odle will speak at the event. Kansas Speaker of the House Melvin Neufeld will attend, with other key officials and beef industry professionals making an appearance at the steak feed.
The All American Beef Battalion is a group of individuals within the United States beef cattle industry dedicated to support the troops fighting the global war on terror. They work to organize and sponsor steak feeds, entertainment, and programs with Service Members and their families.
The All American Beef Battalion began in Aug. 2007. Organized exclusively for charitable, scientific, and educational purposes, the All American Beef Battalion strives to serve as a contact group for the United States Beef Industry. They accept donations for their work and plan to host more steak feeds in the future.
Creekstone Farms Premium Beef provides Black Angus beef to retailers through their natural and premium raised beef programs. For over 10 years, they have been supplying restaurateurs and grocers with high quality Black Angus beef.
For more information on the All American Beef Battalion and the Steaks for Troops program, check out www.steaksfortroops.com. Contact the All American Beef Battalion Press Secretary Amanda Nolz for further details of upcoming events or ways to donate to this program.