Thank You MRWA Ambassador Member Elaine Hilman. Elaine is Allie 9s Grandmother www.MissRodeoWyoming.com - The First Lady of Rodeo in the Cowboy State - Summer 2009 Volume 6 4Issue 3 MRW Pageant 2 Contestants 3 Allie 9s Road Report 5-7 Tidbits 8 MRW Assoc. Notices 9 MRW Governing Committee 9 2009 Sponsors 4 2010 Miss Rodeo Wyoming Pageant See page 2 & 3 WELCOME CONTESTANTS Allie Bass Miss Rodeo Wyoming 809 2010 Miss Rodeo Wyoming Pageant Aug 11-15 2009 Sponsors of the Year Allie 9s Sponsor of the Year Sheridan WYO Rodeo MRW Association Sponsor of the Year Tom Balding Bits & Spurs !!Thank You Sponsors!!
Eight to Vie for Coveted Title Welcome!! I am so excited to meet and to get reacquainted with many of you again. This opportunity to spend the week together represents the culmination of commitment to the communities you represent.
I want to congratulate each and every one of you for making the decision to run for Miss Rodeo Wyoming 2010. Cont on page 2 2 MISS RODEO WYOMING PAGEANT 2010 ITINERARY Revised 7/21/09 TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2009 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Stall horses on Fairgrounds & check in.
4:00-6:00 pm Media Interview and photogenic photos taken. 6:00 ... more. less.
pm Pageant orientation conducted by MRWA for contestants, judges, family, & sponsors. 6:30-8:30 BBQ -WSF grounds-by river behind beef barn.<br><br> 8:30 pm Judges round table with contestants and judges. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2009 8:30a.m.-12:30 Horsemanship Interviews at Pioneer Museum. 12:30 - 1:00 p.m.<br><br> Practice Dance Routine for North Stage 1:15 - 2:00 p.m. Rotary Luncheon-Hosted by the Douglas Rotary Club at the Rotary Club Fairgrounds booth. 3:00 p.m.<br><br> 1 st Round Horsemanship-WSF indoor arena in red barn, Public welcome. 5:15 - 6:45 p.m. Ag Appreciation picnic hosted by the Wyoming Livestock Round-up at Riverside Park.<br><br> Contestants will introduce themselves. Silent auction will be held at this time. 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.<br><br> Steer Roping Calcutta-WSF indoor arena in red barn. THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 2009 11:00 a.m. LUNCHEON-SPEECHES, MEDIA INTER- VIEW, MODELING, and LIVE AUCTION- Best Western 4Public Welcome Theme- cLong Live Cowboys d 11:30 p.m.<br><br> Begin Speeches/Media Interview, Modeling and Auction 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. Appearance at North Stage-WSF grounds. Contestant introductions, impromptu question, and perform dance routine.<br><br> Public welcome. 7:00 pm Grand entry for Extreme Bulls and help with mutton busting. 7:30 pm MRWA meeting-WSF office 8:00 - 9:00 p.m.<br><br> Sell programs & sign autographs on the Midway FRIDAY, AUGUST 14, 2009 7:30 a.m. 2 nd Round horsemanship, WSF grounds indoor arena red barn, Public Welcome. 10:00 a.m.<br><br> Practice for Coronation at rodeo grandstands 10:30 a.m. Brunch at Country Club-judges and contestants Vote for Miss Congeniality & Scrapbook 1:00 p.m. Timed Interviews at The Pioneer Museum.<br><br> 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Rodeo grand entry. Girls will stay for Rodeo and sell programs SATURDAY, AUGUST 15, 2009 10:00 a.m.<br><br> State Fair Parade 5:00-6:00 pm Sell programs 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Rodeo grand entry and Crowning of Miss Rodeo Wyoming 2010 Cont from page 1 It takes a lot of hard work, constant studying, dedication, and time, to prepare for the Pageant. This special week will add a stepping-stone on your journey of life.<br><br> If you allow the week to, it will; increase your self awareness, inspire you, motivate you, and allow you to walk away from this occasion with memories and friendships that can last a life time. Remember that only one girl will leave with the crown atop her cowboy hat, even though all of you are worthy. Whether you win or you lose leave the pageant with your head held high and a smile on your face because your communities, friends, and family have enthusiastically supported you and your love for rodeo.<br><br> The true reward is the journey you travel not the destination. This is going to be a fun yet grueling week for all of us. I know that you are all prepared for this pageant.<br><br> Recognize that you are here for the good qualities other people have seen in you. Display and use this! Helpful Hints: We will spend the week in the dorms in one big community room with bunk beds!<br><br> There are plenty of showers and counter space for curlers and makeup. Here are some suggestions to help your preparedness for the coming week- - Outfits for every event listed (pre-picked out) - Extra shirts and pants. - Accessories labeled accordingly (belts & jewelry) - Label boot & hats boxes - makes everything easier to find - Mirror with Light for Makeup - Toiletries - Hair Care (curlers, curling iron, blow dryer, bobby pins, HAIRSPRAY) - Casual Clothes for dance practice - Shoe Polish & Boot Shine - Bedding (sleeping bag/sheets with pillow) - Hat cover - just in case it rains - Warm Coat - Extra Pins for Banners - Double Sided Sticky Tape - Lint Roller - Hole Punch - Study Material - ALL undergarments (don 9t forget socks & nylons!) I wish you all the very best of luck and am looking forward to spending the week together!<br><br> Allie Ticket Info Tuesday Evening BBQ 4$12 per person Thursday Luncheon 4Best Western Douglas Inn Adults $15 / Children $12 (under 12) Join us for a two-entre buffet luncheon that will showcase the Miss Rodeo Wyoming 2010 Contestants as they model and give their state speeches. RSVP requested by August 4th. Contact Laurie @ 801-231-7041 3 - 2010 Miss Rodeo Wyoming Contestants - Sadie Rabold Evanston Cowboy Days Queen Hometown: Evanston Age: 21 Parents: Leisa Reiter & Ray Wagstaff Ashlee Estel Miss Laramie Jubilee Hometown: Cheyenne Age: 23 Parents: John & Tereas Estel Shawna Praeuner Miss Rodeo Weston County Hometown: Newcastle Age: 20 Parents: Kirk & Kim Praeuner Lacey Strub Miss Cody Nite Rodeo Hometown: Cody Age: 24 Parents: John & Jody Strub Jamie Pond Miss Albany County Farm Bureau Hometown: Laramie Age: 23 Parents: Ann Palomba & Jim Pond Erin Heffron Miss Teton County Fair & Rodeo Hometown: Alta Age: 21 Parents: Andy & Sue Heffron Brittany Richards Miss Butch Cassidy Days Hometown: Laramie Age: 23 Parents: Loren & Chris Richards Raenell Edsall Miss Rodeo Crook County Hometown: Hulett Age: 21 Parents: Ray Edsall & Wendy Beck Silver 4 2009 Miss Rodeo Wyoming Sponsors Warehouse Furniture Tim Bath Chaps Diana Volk Photography Lucchese: Fred King Powder River Boys John Cavey & Pat Thompson Bronze Elaine Hilman Nick Siddle High Mountain Mercantile Sheridan County Fair Board Casper College Little Willow Traders Antler Inn & Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Cheyenne Frontier Days Cowgirl Creations Web Design The Copy Shop Reno & Barry Sams The Wrangler Horse & Rodeo News Chambers Belts: Daniel Osweiler Hatco Resistol: Craig R.<br><br> Anderson Supporting JE Douville Home Builders Michael Von Flatern Over The Moon The Hole In the Wall Gang Pampered Pets Moxey/Schreiber Veterinary 2 nd Street Discount Liquor Jaymie Elmer Best Western Sheridan Center Hill Music Store Stacey Jo Ellenwood Plains Tires Taylor Tanning Lonnie Gibson Ron Condos Mary DeTavunier Custom Cowgirl Door 54 Tom Ringley Dan 9s Western Wear Colts Unlimited Kendrick Golf Course Bear Lodge Resort Starbucks Coffee Flagstaff Cafe WYO Theater Sam Morton Billings Outlaws Wyoming Work Warehouse Sports Stop The Sports Lure Cashmere Clothing Store Cindy Sandoval Big Horn Design Sheridan Tent and Awning Shelta Rambure Crystal Lenhart Tom Benedict Rhonda Holwell The Cottonwood Shop Shutter Bugs Sonia & Ole Anderson 2 Bazaar The Bead Shop Katie Shannon Colorado Avalanche Midas Casper Star Tribune Checker Auto Jessie Cunningham Wyoming State Fair Board Bighorn Airways Lolly Klug Pam Rivers Kathy Ferrari Shall We Dance Aphrodites Antiques Miss Etta 9s Place A Touch of Country Martingales Copper Kettle Green Gold Jade Products Bubba 9s Restaurant Bon Appe Thai Carol Black Kevin Fey In Memoriam Sandy, Dave & Max Marquis Jackson Hole Buffalo Meat c43 North d Restaurant The Trapper Inn Sweetwater Restaurant The Virginian Merry Piglets Restaurant Dine Dellenback Beaver Creek Hat Company HF Bar Audra & Ron Scott Cissy Dillon Florence Navarro Margaret Benson Paul & Kaleen Juergens Steve Teichler Cynthia Smith Welty 9s Auto Service Craig & Eula Yancey Brittain Travel Sankey Rodeo Dan & Gwen Perdue Bill Patton Brent & Twila Morris Teri & Chris Morasco Ron Mischke Greg & Melissa Lagorio Marsha Kearney Wayne & Shirley Kadrmas William & Kathleen Eaton Brandi & Chris Bilyeu John & Susan Bigelow Steve Maertens Don & Hazel Humphrey Jane Scott Nina & Sarah Wiker Holiday Summer Hummer Albertsons Wal Mart Budwiser Distribution Coke a Cola Distribution Warehouse Market Jiffy Lube 1893 Grille & Spirits Novus Glas Martinizing Dry Cleaning Sheridan Press Sheridan Media Cloud Peak Lanes Dairy Queen Wyarno Bar & Grill Ole 9s Pizza Country Rose Hair Salon Brian 9s Boot & Shoe Bagel Express Cherni Auto Cartridge World Adler Welding & Fabrication Laurie Thoman-Hernandez Julie Pederson Tim Mahieu Bonnie Parker Evelyn Bass Viola Dolfin The DeHaan Family Suzzane Stewart The Rivers Family Jennifer Lipp Quintana Family Penny Britton Patrick Fuller Home Depot Grinnell Street Dental Adler Welding & Fabrication Cowboy Village Resort Coffeen Liquors Jack Dennis Sports Inc. Linda & Rod Myers Jenkins Ace Home Center Johnson Co-op: Andy Swenson Kelly & Shawn Carrol HF Bar Ranch:Margi Schroth SSR Construction Clear Creek Hunting Tumalo Cascade Equine Center Amanda Kaufman Tamara Mann & Deb Sustrich Vicki Kane Ouellette Performance Horses Rich Lunde Rangeland Hunting Adventures WYO Rodeo Queen Board SSM: Darryl L. Sitka Tsagas: Andreas Tsagas Gold Shackleford 9s Sales The Cody Stampede WYO Rodeo Gold Buckle Club Wyoming Trappers Association Wyoming State Fair King 9s Saddlery & Ropes Platinum W e a r e e x t re m e l y g r a t e f u l to t h e m a n y g en e r o u s s p o n s o r s w h o w i ll m a k e t h e ye a r p o s si b l e f o r A ll i e !<br><br> Th a n ks s o m u c h , t h e B a s s F a mil y Memorial Day Weekend found me gazing up at the Teton 9s in Jackson Hole for Old West Days. I joined The Teton County Queen, Erin Heffron, and her lady in waiting, Desiree Bridges, for the parade through down town Jackson. That evening I got to experience what the town 9s famous motto cThe Last of the Real West d was all about with their weekly rodeos.<br><br> June was full of competitions! The month kicked off with The Little Miss Wyoming Pageant in Rock Springs. With about 90 girls competing it was a great pageant!<br><br> These girls had their work cut out for them with various events included: talent, interviewing, modeling (casual and party dresses), and a dance to finish it off! Judging the contest with me were many beauty pageant winners such as: Mrs. Wyoming Galaxy Diane Bertagnole; Miss Wyoming Galaxy, Krystle Dorris; Miss Wyoming USA, Cynthia Pate; Miss Teen Wyoming USA, Amy David; and Mrs.<br><br> Wyoming United States Holley. We had a great time discussing the different ideas/beliefs we represent with our various titles. Next, was Nebraska Land Days hosting the 54 th Miss Rodeo Nebraska Pageant in North Platte!<br><br> It was a welcoming site finding my host house with a sign reading c Home of Miss Rodeo Wyoming d in the front lawn. Outside my front door there was a beautiful beach and a pond complete with a pet (Bass) fish that ate worms out of your hand! Miss Rodeo Colorado, Audra Dobbs and I had a wonderful stay, complements of Cathy and Buck Ewing.<br><br> One of the many highlights of our stay was the opportunity to participate in the fashion show. With twenty girls parading around the room to Johnny Cash singing 8I 9ve Been Everywhere 9 all decked out in chaps it sure was a show! For a special treat we had a complementary tour of the Bailey Railroad Yard.<br><br> Did you know that this yard is recognized in the Guinness Book of Records as the word 9s LARGEST rail yard with an average of 155 trains and 3,000 cars per day? So as you can image we had a lot to look at! 5 - Allie 9s Road Report - Allie driving an airboat Little Miss Wyoming Pageant 4Outgoing Royalty Little Miss Wyoming Pageant Judges Miss Rodeo Wyoming 4Allie Bass Mrs Wyoming United States 4Holley Miss Wyoming USA 4Cynthia Pate 2nd row - Miss Wyoming Galaxy 4Krystle Dorris Miss Teen Wyoming USA 4Amy David Mrs.<br><br> Wyoming Galaxy 4Diane Bertagnole From frequent tornado warnings, kids parades, Bailey Yard, shopping, rodeo, numerous autograph signings, and the pageant we never experienced a dull moment. Our last day there we all got to witness Michelle Boeshart proudly accept the crown for Miss Rodeo Nebraska 2010. My next destination was the familiar town of Douglas, for the Wyoming High School Queen Pageant.<br><br> With the High School Finals taking place at the same time the town was a flurry of activity. I got the chance to judge with fellow MRWA members Pam Rivers and Suzanne Stewart. It was a two-day contest with three competitors seeking the title.<br><br> I left Douglas and headed straight for Riverton to serve as a state official for the State 4-H Horse Judging Contest. This was truly an honor for me, to be asked to officiate, as I won this contest as a senior in high school and got to travel to Denver for the national competition. I was privileged to be along the side of: Gary Grub, George Howard (UW Rodeo Coach), and Will Golden(LCCC Horse Judging Coach).<br><br> There were a total of seventy-two 4-Her 9s entered in the contest. Cowboy Christmas found me at the cRodeo Capitol of the World d in Cody, Wyoming for the 90 th anniversary of the Buffalo Bill Cody Stampede. The east gateway to Yellowstone is truly beautiful scenery.<br><br> Joining me were: Miss Rodeo America, Maegan Riddley; Miss Rodeo Virgina, Charla Wacker; Miss Rodeo Montana, Lesi Furniss; Miss Teen Rodeo Idaho, Allie Bohus; Miss Rodeo Teton Coutny, Erin Heffron; Miss Rodeo Weston County, Shawna Prauner; Miss Cody Night Rodeo, Lacey Strueb; and Miss Cody Stampede, Emily Delyea. Ike Sankey produced an excellent 4 th of July rodeo, one of many participating in the Million Dollar Tour. Not only did we participate in the many rodeo performances, but we also got special treats of: white water rafting (chilly water!!), a trolley ride, shopping opportunities, autograph signings, parades, radio interviews, TV interviews, and driving an oversized Dune Buggy for the Extreme Bulls grand entry!<br><br> Cody is also home of 6 - Allie 9s Road Report - Nebraska Land Days 4Signing Autographs Miss Rodeo New Mexico 4Brooklyn Chester Miss Rodeo Washington 4Nicole Ray Miss Rodeo Idaho 4Freya Ford Welcoming sign outside the host home of Buck & Cathy Ewing. the famous Cody Night Rodeo with performances EVERY single night from June 1st to August 31 st . That 9s a total of 87 Cody rodeos in just one season 3 thus the nickname, cRodeo Capitol of the World d!<br><br> A special thanks goes out to Tim Mahieu (Wyoming 9s Queen Daddy) who chaperoned all of us and made the occasion an absolute blast! Also, Judy and Larry Allshouse who provided tremendous horses to ride all week, thank you. Directly, after Cody I was on the road to Central Wyoming 9s Fair and Rodeo in Casper for the cLegends of Wyoming Parade d held the morning of June 9 th .<br><br> It was an exceptional parade that wound its way through numerous blocks of downtown! Record setting entry numbers, sunny weather, and the Budweiser Clydesdales (back for the first time in 11 years) generated a heck of a turn out! I am thankful to Joel Alworth for generously providing me with a horse for the occasion.<br><br> Next Stop 4my hometown Sheridan WYO Rodeo. This is an exciting time for me, as last year I represented this community as Miss Sheridan WYO Rodeo Queen 808. It 9s fantastic to be back on familiar ground!<br><br> I 9ll cover this occasion with my next road report. Until then, take care and hope to see ya on the rodeo road! Allie 7 - Allie 9s Road Report - Cody Stampede Grand Entry for Extreme Bulls.<br><br> Allie got to drive the oversized dune buggy since she was the only one who knew how to drive a manual transmission. Cody Stampede Miss Rodeo Wyoming 4Allie Bass Miss Rodeo Virginia 4Charla Wacker Miss Rodeo America 4Maegan Ridley The Cody Stampede Rodeo is a major sponsor of Miss Rodeo Wyoming Tim Mahieu , the Secretary of the Stampede Board and the official cQueen Daddy d is pictured with Miss Rodeo Virginia 4Charla Wacker Miss Rodeo America 4Maegan Ridley Miss Rodeo Wyoming 4Allie Bass Miss Cody Stampede 4Emily Delyea 8 Our condolences to the family of Donald K. cBill d Scott .<br><br> Bill passed away April 23rd surrounded by family and friends. Bill is the father of MRW 1989 4Jayne Scott Chambers. Memorial contributions may be made in remembrance of Bill to Teton County Friends of Fair, PO Box 3075, Jackson, WY 83001.<br><br> Condolences can be sent to the family at www.valleymortuaryjackson.com Suzanne Stewart sends good news that she is recovering from her recent illness. cI am back on the road to recovery. I had to take an extra 2 weeks off work but had excellent home care and am slowly gaining my strength back.<br><br> For those of you that didn't know what was wrong, I came home from judging the state high school pageant and immediately went in the hospital with pneumonia, congestive heart failure and plumonary emblisems. I plan on being in Douglas for the pageant. Thank you to all the board members for the flowers, cards and phone calls.<br><br> It really meant a lot to me. d Suzanne Thoughts & Prayers BABY TAYLOR LYNN HERNANDEZ Taylor Lynn Hernandez was born July 2, 2009, at 3:05 pm in Rock Springs, WY to the proud parents of Joe an d Laurie Thoman-Hernandez. She weighed 7 pounds 11 oz and was 19 ¼ inches long. Her introduction into this world was breathtaking in more than one way and her experiences covered a numbe r of firsts (first airplane ride, first trip to the big city&).<br><br> Labor was induced early on July 1 st and after a long 2 days Taylor was diagnosed with pneumothorax at birth (a collection of air between the lung and the chest wall that develops when air leaks out of the lung-bas ically a collapsed lung). If nearly 2 hours of patchwork stitches wasn 9t enough from a cnormal d birth, we learned that life flight was on their way to take Taylor to the University of Utah to have a tube put in her chest. We were fortunate that she was breathing on her own and stabilized before she ever left Rock Springs, but they wanted to take precautionary measures.<br><br> I was kept in the hospital an ex tra day for an infection along with an allergic reaction to medication and we were finally able to be reunited with Taylor on July 4 th . Although she was doing great by then, they kept her until July 8 th to treat her infection through IV antibiotics. We spent every waking hour at the hospital in Salt Lake after hitting the ground running so to speak.<br><br> Taylor is a great baby and rarely cries although day and night have often been confused. Our little mirac le and I both share the same birthday and we are blessed in so many ways. Thanks to all of our family and friends for their support and prayers.<br><br> Joe, Laurie & Taylor Stacy Jo Johnson and Kyle Berger were married on June 19th, 2009 at Harvest Christian Center. They had a reception at the Hilton Garden Inn immediately following the ceremony. They rode on a horse drawn carriage from the church to the reception.<br><br> Stacy Jo and her dad Orville took two saddle broke horses and trained them to drive for the wedding. Kyle drove the team through Laramie with his brothers and son, Kaden as outriders. There were over 300 people in attendance.<br><br> They want to thank everyone for making their special day so memorable. Congratulations Kyle & Stacy Jo ! Milestones NEW ARRIVALS c Y o u c an no t c ha n g e your d e st i na t i o n o v e r n i g ht , but y o u c a n c h a n g e y o ur d i r e c t i o n o v e r n i g h t .<br><br> d J i m Ro h n E-NEWSLETTER This publication is available to be delivered electronically to your inbox. Contact Julie Pederson. Julie@eRanches.com or call toll free 1-800-822-0002 (call anytime & leave a message) Miss Rodeo Wyoming Association Governing Committee President: Linda Myers, email@example.com, 307-672-8319 Vice President: Kerri Cook, firstname.lastname@example.org, 406-343-2211 Secretary: Suzanne Stewart, email@example.com, 307-655-5698 Treasurer: Jennifer Lipp, firstname.lastname@example.org, 307-746-6329 WY Nat 9l Director: Laurie Thoman-Hernandez, email@example.com, 307-877-9336 Scheduling Coordinator: Crystal Rivers-Myers, firstname.lastname@example.org, 307-851-5811 Immediate Past MRW: Stacy Jo Johnson WSF Director: James Goodrich, email@example.com Asst.<br><br> WSF Director: Vicky Rupert, firstname.lastname@example.org At-Large Members Rod Myers 307-672-8319 Stacie Kline 4Thompson email@example.com, 308-430-1355 Carolyn Durand, firstname.lastname@example.org, 307-760-0253 Immediate Past President: Trudy Holt, email@example.com, 307-789-2849 Miss Rodeo Wyoming 2009 4Allie Bass Official Website: www.MissRodeoWyoming.com 9 BECOME A SPONSOR If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for Miss Rodeo Wyoming please contact Kerri Cook @ 406-343-2211. 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