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Where the cowboys are the stars
Section coordinator: Assistant Caldwell Night Rodeo is an annual magazine
Caldwell Night Rodeo 2010

Managing Editor David Woolsey produced by the Idaho Press-Tribune

Schedule of events and ticket information
Designer: Randy Lavorante
Chief Photographer: Greg Kreller
Copyright 2010, Idaho Press-Tribune LLC Powder River Rodeo and D & H Cattle 3
Photographers: Mike Vogt, CNR adds Patriot Night 4
Charlie Litchfield
Miss CNR winner named 4
Ward has decades-old involvement in CNR 5
CNR directors and staff 6-7
Top announcers will call CNR 8
Bullfighters, barrelmen protect cowboys 9
Rodeo’s premier sound man highlights CNR 9
Tough Enough for Pink returns 10
Caldwell Night Rodeo wine 10
Kiwanis Chuckwagon rounds up friends 11
Buckaroo Breakfast gets fans going 11
Buckaroo Bazaar comes back around 11

Rodeo action takes center stage

By Mike Stetson than just world champs, as the best cowboys and fans alike. Still, cowboys get even more when of the best will also be on hand, with “They kind of adopted us as their they ride into the arena, competing
CALDWELL — There’s no wild the top 20 tie-down ropers and steer resting point in the summer run,” against the best stock around drawn
novelty act, nor a flashy display inside wrestlers in the race for this year’s Combs said, adding that cowboys from a variety of the best companies,
world title coming to Caldwell. will often spend the whole week in they’ll be protected by two of the
the arena. Instead, the action in the
Combs added that 19 of the top Caldwell, recouping from a hectic very best in bull fighters — Shorty
arena dirt is what captivates fans.
20 bareback riders, 18 of the top 20 July and preparing for major events Gorham and Darrell Diefenbach
That’s why the Caldwell Night
saddle bronc riders and team roping in Ellensburg, Wash., and Puyallup, — and they’re greeted by the CNR’s
Rodeo truly lives up to its motto of
heelers, 17 of the top bull riders and Wash., and Pendleton, Ore., later in crowd.
being the rodeo “Where the Cowboys
team roping headers, and 15 of the the fall. “Caldwell has the No. 1 rodeo
are the Stars.” top 20 barrel racers also will compete And the CNR, and Caldwell, are fans in rodeo in the world,” Combs
What does that mean for fans? in Caldwell. making sure the cowboys are wel- said.
Thirty-three former world cham- All are focused on a big late-sea- comed with prerodeo meals being All of which makes it special for
pions will ride into the arena this son push to be among the top 15 in provided, a laundry service available the cowboys and cowgirls competing,
week in Caldwell, competing with a their event at the end of September, for competitors, and even Dennis who bring out the very best to show
field of 530 cowboys and cowgirls for when spots at the National Finals Dillon Dodge and Jiffy Lube helping off what they do, making the CNR a
a prize purse over $300,000. Rodeo are determined. out with servicing cowboys’ trucks event to remember for the fans.
“The late season push starts right “We’re one of the last big stops, while they visit. “You see non-stop rodeo action
here,” said George Combs, a former one of the last big paydays for them A win-win for everyone involved. for two and a half hours, and by the
CNR president and now the market- to move up in the standings,” Combs “We’re here for the community, best cowboys in the world, and the
ing and business manager for the said. the Caldwell Night Rodeo partners best livestock,” Combs said. “It’s
rodeo. But the CNR is more than big with the community, and the commu- guaranteed to be a fun time and an
That why fans can expect more purses, and that’s what draws both nity partners with us,” said Combs. enjoyable evening.”

Sunday, August 15, 2010 Caldwell Night Rodeo Page 1

2010 schedule of events
Enough for Pink Night sponsored by West Valley Medical Center,
Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center and Idaho Press-Tribune.

Friday, Aug. 20
Sunday, Aug. 15 Wednesday, Aug. 18 6:30-9:30 a.m. — Buckaroo Breakfast, sponsored by
7 p.m. — Jim Roeser Memorial Century Roping (age of two 6:30-9:30 a.m. — Buckaroo breakfast, sponsored by Chamber of Commerce — VIP Corral, $5.
ropers must equal at least 100 years). Caldwell Night Rodeo arena. Chamber of Commerce — VIP Corral, $5. 5-11 p.m. — Buckaroo Bazaar
5-11 p.m. — Buckaroo Bazaar 5:30-7:30 p.m. — Kiwanis Chuckwagon, College of Idaho
5:30-7:30 p.m. — Kiwanis Chuckwagon, College of Idaho 6:45 p.m. — Junior Rodeo
Monday, Aug. 16 6:45 p.m. — Junior Rodeo 7:15 p.m. —Steer Riding
5 p.m. — Slack (first and second go portion) Team roping, 7:15 p.m. — Junior Steer Riding 7:45 p.m. — Opening ceremonies
Steer wrestling, Tie down. 7:45 p.m. — Opening ceremonies 7:55 p.m. — Fourth performance Caldwell Night Rodeo
7:55 p.m. — Second performance Caldwell Night Rodeo (Patriot Night)
Tuesday, Aug. 17 (Family Night) 10 p.m. — After-rodeo dance, O’Connor Field House
6:30-9:30 a.m. — Buckaroo breakfast, sponsored by
Caldwell Chamber of Commerce — VIP Corral, $5. Thursday, Aug. 19 Saturday, Aug. 21
10 a.m. — Barrel racing slack 1st and 2nd go round portion. 6:30-9:30 a.m. — Buckaroo breakfast, sponsored by 5-11 p.m. — Buckaroo Bazaar
5-11 p.m. — Buckaroo Bazaar Chamber of Commerce — VIP Corral, $5. 6:45 p.m. — Junior Rodeo — Finals
5:30-7:30 p.m. — Kiwanis Chuckwagon, College of Idaho 5-11 p.m. — Buckaroo Bazaar 7:15 p.m. — Steer Riding — Finals
6:45 p.m. — Junior Rodeo 5:30-7:30 p.m. — Kiwanis Chuckwagon, College of Idaho 7:45 p.m. — Opening Ceremonies
7:15 p.m. — Junior Steer Riding 6:45 p.m. — Junior Rodeo 7:55 p.m. — Finals performance of Caldwell Night Rodeo
7:45 p.m. — Opening ceremonies 7:15 p.m. — Steer Riding — top 12 contestants in each event return for championship
7:55 p.m. — First performance Caldwell Night Rodeo (Family 7:45 p.m. — Opening ceremonies competition.
Night) 7:55 p.m. — Third performance Caldwell Night Rodeo (Tough 10 p.m. — After-rodeo dance, O’Connor Field House

Ticket information
(No reserved seating) $ 8 — Tuesday
through Saturday
Family Night unless free Tuesday and
Tuesday and Wednesday Wednesday
Four children under age
12, when accompanied by Five-day pass
adult, will be admitted free $75 for all categories
of charge.
Tickets available
Adult prices
Caldwell: D & B Supply,
(12 and older)
Idaho’s Cowboy Supply,
$15 — Tuesday through
Caldwell Chamber Of
$20 — Friday and Commerce, Victors and
Saturday gate each night.
Boise: D & B Supply
Seniors and Hap Tallman’s
(60 years and over) Meridian: D & B Supply After-rodeo dances Auction items
$12 — Tuesday through Nampa: D & B Supply An after-rodeo dance hosted by Acapulco Mexican Jack Daniels, a sponsor of the Caldwell Night Rodeo, has
Thursday Ontario: D & B Supply Restaurant will be held on Friday and Saturday nights begin- donated an autographed anniversary whiskey barrel and
Tickets also available at ning at 10 p.m. in the O’Connor Field House, next door to the other items for the rodeo’s silent auction. All proceeds ben-
Children or Select- rodeo grounds. The dance is for ages 21 or older and features efit the Youth Scholarship Fund, which awards five $1,500
(Under 12) a-Seat outlets. a full bar and live band. scholarships each year to students in the CNR’s market area.
A portion of each Caldwell Night Rodeo ticket also goes to
the scholarship fund.

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Powder River Rodeo and D & H Cattle
The years 2008 and 2009 were Congeniality was named the 2008 few select cowboys to the pay window. companies bring to a rodeo — world
great for the livestock of Powder River Reserve World Champion Saddle Tilden Hooper was 89 points and champion animal athletes.
Rodeo and their partner company D Bronc in the PRCA after a phenom- the go-round winner at the Caldwell Top bulls from D&H Cattle and
& H Cattle. enal summer. tour rodeo. Josi Young was 88 points Powder River Rodeo were almost
The famed 2005, 2007 World A tremendous horse, Double Take, at Bremerton, Wash., for another great impossible to ride this past year. In
Champion Saddle Bronc Miss was another round winner in Dallas win and then she was selected to the Caldwell, only 20 bulls were covered
Congeniality was ridden by Shaun 2007 and took Jesse Bail to the semi- 2008 NFR. in five days out of 82 bull rides, with a
Stroh in Vernal, Utah, for 90 points final win with 88 points in Caldwell at Big Show was selected as one of Brian Curtis 91-point ride on Velvet
and the big win at the Dinosaur the Wrangler Tour Rodeo in August the top three bareback horses for the Slinger.
Roundup in July. 2008. Rusty Allen was 89 points at 2010 Dodge National Circuit Finals. Powder River Rodeo had an
Jesse Kruse teamed up with the Dodge National Circuit Finals on D&H Cattle, Dillon Page, the impressive list of livestock selected for
Wyoming’s Miss Congeniality twice Double Take and won the first round reknowned six-time Professional Bull the 2008 National Finals Rodeo and
in 2008; once for an 88-point win in April 2009. Riders Stock Contractor of the Year the cowboys pocketed over $52,000
in the semi-finals in Omaha, Neb., Big Show, a young mare in the from Ardmore, Okla., partnered with riding these horses in Las Vegas.
at the River City Roundup Tour Powder River string, added a lot of Hank and Lori Franzen in 2005. After 24 years of being in the
Finals in September and for a 91- accomplishments to her name this past They started the D&H Cattle Rodeo rodeo business tremendous livestock
point win in the semi-finals at the summer. Big Show, just a 4-year-old, Company to bring the very best bulls and rodeo productions have made
Dallas Championship Tour Rodeo placed in the Bucking Horse futurity in the world to the PRCA. There is Powder River Rodeo one of the top
in November. Wyoming’s Miss in May 2008 then went on to take a nothing comparable to what these two rodeo companies in the business.

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CNR adds Patriot Night
CALDWELL — The Caldwell Night Rodeo will add a new
Miss CNR winner named Miss Caldwell
Wrangler-founded fundraising event at this year’s rodeo called Night Rodeo
Wrangler Patriot Night. contes-
tants Jenna
The event is Friday, and $2 from each ticket that night will go to Greenwood,
wounded or fallen veterans and their families through Herocare. left, Ashley
“We’re going to really be able to make a difference in our com- Thompson,
munity with some families,” CNR business manager George Combs center right,
and Michelle
said about Patriot Night. “We really like the fact we can raise Siegmann, right,
money and keep the money in our community.” have a picture
The evening will have other fundraising activities including T- taken with cur-
rent Caldwell
shirt sales and auctions of a flag, George Strait-signed guitar and Night Rodeo
tires. Queen Leslie
Founded in 2009, the Wrangler National Patriot is a year-round Winkelman at
program developed to help raise funds to support American mili- a ceremony in
tary veterans and their families and to serve as inspiration for all
Americans to rally around each other in patriotism. Charlie Litchfield/IPT

The program was seeded with a check for $50,000 donated by

Wrangler in the name of cowboy legend and long-time friend of By Jon Meyer testants who competed this summer in
the Wrangler family Jim Shoulders. The check was presented Dec. areas like horsemanship, personal interview,
12 at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas. CANYON COUNTY — Nampan speech, modeling and more.
“We have a high level of pride and respect for the individuals Jenna Greenwood said it used to make her The other contestants were Michelle
serving in the U.S. military who show heroism every day in an effort heart rush to watch the rodeo queens as Siegmann — the second runner up and
a young girl in the stands with her fam- Miss Congeniality from Nampa — and
to protect our country,” President of Wrangler Specialty Apparel
ily at the Caldwell Night Rodeo. Now it first runner up Ashley Thompson, 20, from
Phil McAdams said in a statement. “It is a cause we believe will res-
is Greenwood, named the winner of 2011 Meridian.
onate with the Western industry and rodeo community in particular,
Miss Caldwell Night Rodeo at a brunch in Greenwood will be crowned on
and one they will get behind with sincerity.”
June, who will be making hearts rush. Saturday, Aug. 21. She also won a horse-
Wrangler donates a portion of the proceeds of Wrangler manship award at the June brunch.
“It was just so amazing to be able
National Patriot shirts to charities providing support to military to watch the queens come running in “I can’t wait. I’m so excited,” she said.
veterans and their families. The Wrangler National Patriot shirts with their hair all done up and then here Greenwood has been involved with Eh
will be available at rodeos across the country as well as western spe- came the Caldwell Night Rodeo Queen,” Capa Bareback Riders and Stampeders
cialty retailers nationwide that carry Wrangler Western Wear. Greenwood told the Idaho Press-Tribune. Night Light Drill Team. She is also a vol-
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zation dedicated to addressing the housing and financial needs of a dream come true” (PAL) Equine Group. She has held various
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CNR directors
Frank Wyant Bill Bailey
Secretary/Treasurer: Chairman of Buckaroo Breakfast Director: Chairman of Advertising - Media Buying and
and Bazaar, Parking - Security - Ambulance, City/County Sky Boxes committee.
Relations, and Tough Enough To Wear Pink committees. Age: 55
Age: 43 Board member: Since 1991, CNR President in 2000
Board member since 2003, CNR President in 2009. and 2008.
Family: Married to Susie, two children (Katie and Kylee). Occupation: Radio and television network.
Occupation: Captain, Caldwell Police Department.
Education: Vista High School ‘85 (Vista, California), College
of Idaho ‘91.

Terry Scott Ryan Buhler

2nd Vice President: Chairman of Tickets, Associate Director: Chairman of Century Roping and Volunteers
Members and Insurance & Legal committees. committees.
Age: 65 Age: 50
Director: 4 years; associate: 1 year; started volunteer- CNR Board of Directors 1997; President CNR in 2004
ing in 1979 Married: 27 years (Brenda); children: Shaun, Brian,
Family: Carol (30 years); 3 children; 5 grandkids; 1 Stephanie, Brittanie, Dallis
great grandkid Education: Caldwell High School ‘77; Boise State
Occupation: CPA Gibbons, Scott & Dean LLP (34 years) University ‘81
Education: real life: U.S. Army 6 years; formal: Occupation: Director of Operations at Somerset Pacific
University of Idaho Second generation CNR Board of Directors (Lyle Buhler)
1970, Honorary Board 1989.

Brett Ortland Bucky Burkett

Director: Chairman of Queen Contest and Souvenir Director: Chairman of Day Sheets and Programs com-
committees. mittee.
Age: 44 Age: 46
Director: 5 years, associate director for 1 year, volun- Director: 1st year; associate director: 1 year; volunteer:
teer for 6 years. 6 years
Family: (Melissa) 5 years; child: Cooper Dallas Ortland. Family: Sarina Fifer (girlfriend) and Chase Fifer-Welch
Occupation: National Sales Manager Bucks Bags. (girlfriend’s son)
Education: Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Occupation: 13 years West Coast Regional Sales Manager
Management. Manitou North America
Other: Ex-Texan born and raised in Texas moved to Idaho.

Curt Ruehl Rick Serratos

Director: Chairman of Advertising; Ad Sales and Director: Chairman of Web Page.
Beer Booth committees. Age: 54
Age: 49 Director: 1 year; associate director: 2 years; volunteer:
Board member since 1995. 25 years
CNR President in 2002 and 2003. Family: Married to Karen 32 years; 2 sons: Jason, 25,
Family: Married to Denise, two children (Michelle Randy, 21
and Justin). Occupation: Co-owner, The Sign Shoppe: 16 years
Occupation: Co-owner of G & R Ag Products Graduated: Wilder High School in 1974
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CNR directors CNR staff

Jack Mayer Mick Goff

Director: Chairman of VIP Corral, Director: Chairman of Youth Scholarship committee. Gene Betts George Combs
Concessions, and Cleanup committees. Age: 42 Executive Secretary Marketing/Business Manager
Age: 68 Director: since 2009, associate director 2006-09, Age: 62 Age: 47
Board member since 1990. CNR President volunteer 1987-2006 Board member: 1984 - 1996, Honorary Board Member from 1997-2009; CNR
in 1997. Family: Wife JoElla; children: Kellen, Kragen, Braden Board member since 1996, Executive President in 2005 and 2006
Family: Married to Joyce, two children, Occupation: Field inspector for Idaho Crop Secretary since 2000. Family: Married Shannon) 25 Years; children
two grandchildren. Improvement for 10 years Family: Married to Lorie, two children Jennifer (Tommy) Sessions and Kyle Combs
Occupation: Owner of Mayer Farms. (Aimee (Brian) and Brady (Katie)), and 2 Education: Vallivue High School (1981)
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Top announcers will call CNR
Randy Corley
The voice behind the microphone is Randy Corley and
frequent Announcer of the Year Randy
Corley, a fixture at the Caldwell Night Hadley Barrett
Fans say Corley’s informative yet
personal style of announcing gives them
the feeling that he is sitting in the seat
right next to them. For 30 years, he has
stood behind the microphone at rodeos
of all sizes.
He has had the prestigious honor of
announcing the National Finals Rodeo
in Las Vegas 10 different times. His
schedule runs year-round, working 25
to 30 rodeos per year with nearly 150
Corley rode bucking horses and
bulls in his youth, and his love for the
sport came naturally. Upon gradua-
tion from the Ron Bailey School of
Broadcast and work as a radio disc
jockey, Corley moved into the ranks of
rodeo announcing. Within the first five
years of announcing, Corley had already
received his first award as Announcer
of the Year. The awards since then have
been numerous, but Corley will be the did not allow them to continue, in lieu
first to tell you that making a living of this, Barrett has been fortunate to
doing something you love might pos- make his rodeo and ranching career a
sibly be the greatest reward of all. success.
The Caldwell Night Rodeo has long In 1965, he joined the PRCA, com-
been Corley’s “favorite” rodeo to be at. bining these talents to become one of
The inception of Randy’s “Rowdies” the country’s premier rodeo announcers
and the “Civies” have provided years and radio and television personalities.
of banter and fun, making the crowd a Barrett has been selected as the
critical and essential part of the perfor- PRCA Announcer of the year several
mance and creating interaction that you times.
have to see to believe. He is perhaps best recognized for
his one-of-a-kind voice, being one of
Hadley Barrett the pioneers of horseback announcing,
Hadley Barrett has spent a big share his extensive knowledge of rodeo, and
of his life entertaining people in one witty sense of humor. These combined,
form or another. he became a combination of a rodeo
Coming from a ranch-raised begin- sportscaster, master of ceremonies and a
ning, Barrett’s first association with the standup entertainer.
rodeo was as a contestant. As a singer, “I want the people in the seats to
songwriter, and guitar player, Hadley led feel that I’m talking directly to them,”
his own dance band — Hadley Barrett Barrett said. “I try to carry on a one-
and the Westerners, for 34 years. sided conversation with the audience
The band was very popular through- — but I get their side of this, by their
out the Midwest, but the busy schedule reaction”.

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Bullfighters entertain, protect cowboys
Darrell Diefenbach emigrated becoming one of the greatest bull-
to the U.S. from Australia, where he fighters since the age of 5. Though
rode bulls and broncs, fought bulls his career began at 14, he has since
and watched lots of National Finals fought on the professional level for
Rodeo videos, telling himself, “If I ten years in PBR and PRCA arenas.
don’t make the Finals in five years, I’ll Gorham’s honors include fighting
go home.” at the National Finals Rodeo for
No worries, mate. two years and his nomination by
Three years later, in 2001, Professional Bull Riders to fight at
Diefenbach achieved his goal, and the 2006, 2007 and 2008 PBR World
he’s been selected every year since Finals.
then — nine consecutive times. But Raised in California’s historic San
due to the hazards of his chosen Juan Capistrano, Gorham now resides
profession, he sat home in 2006 and in Cotulla, Texas.
2008 with a broken neck and a bro- Professional rodeo entertainer
ken leg, respectively … and that’s not Mark Swingler has one goal on his
all. mind when entering a rodeo arena.
“It broke my heart,” he said. “You That goal is to make sure rodeo fans
go all year with that goal. ... To be get their money’s worth. With his
selected by your peers to protect them talent to involve crowds with outra- Mark Swingler (center) creates laughs.
at the Finals, it’s an honor — it’s geous acts and create an atmosphere diversity in comedy acts has estab- YMCA routine was featured in the
worth all the bumps and bruises and of family fun, he is very successful at lished him as a premier entertainer opening ceremonies at the Wrangler
hookings and getting run over. If you reaching his goal. in ProRodeo. His YMCA act was National Finals Rodeo. He has also
love something enough, then you give Swingler, from Austin, Texas, has awarded Specialty Act of the Year been nominated twice as PRCA
everything you’ve got, and I love pro- been entertaining rodeo fans in the in the Texas Circuit and has been Clown of the Year, which ranks him
tecting bull riders.” PRCA for the past 11 years. His abil- nominated twice as Comedy Act of one of the top five entertainers in the
Shorty Gorham dreamed of ity to entertain rodeo fans with his the Year in the PRCA. In 2001 his country.

Rodeo’s premier sound man highlights CNR

Bendele has right touch sport shows in his spot-on timing and fitting sound effects. sounds that go along with the event.
for event’s audio elements ability to play the right sounds at just “They’ve left the traditional brass “It’s just the way sporting events in
the right time. bands and they realize that this is general are being seen, and we in the
By Mike Butts “He’s very, very talented at know- another aspect of the performances,” rodeo business have to keep up with ing when to crank it up and when to Bendele said on his website. “It’s how that,” he said.
CALDWELL — What makes shut it off,” Combs said. “He’s able our sport evolves.” Bendele is a San Antonio native
Benje Bendele the top sound and to bring the level of excitement even The effects and music can’t be who got his start in rodeo as a con-
effects man in Rodeo? His knowledge higher with his sound.” choreographed, because the action in testant in youth, high school and
of the sport, Caldwell Night Rodeo If it happens in the arena, Bendele rodeo doesn’t allow it. But with the college rodeo. He competed in calf
business manager George Combs said. will make the speakers rumble with right timing, Bendele finds the right roping and team roping. His bull-rid-
Bendele brings his special brand of a sound that fits the moment. It’s a music or right sound effect to bring ing career lasted a total of 15 seconds
music and sound effects to the CNR split-second, a click and a style that together that excellent ride, fast time — that’s five bulls times three seconds
for the eighth year this week. He does has led the Texan to many of the big- or explosive dismount. apiece.
more than just fill the arena with gest rodeos in North America. The way fans watch rodeos has “It was then and there that I
noise. As a former rodeo cowboy and Rodeos have picked up a new for- changed over the past 10 years, decided that bull-riding was not for
announcer, his understanding of the mat of modern music and funny and Bendele said, and part of that is the me,” he said.

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Tough Enough for Pink returns
Thursday night performance will help hundreds of Treasure Valley Tough Enough to for Pink plays out
women get the free mammogram entirely on a local level — the money CNR wine
targets campaign to provide screenings they need to prevent or is raised in the Treasure Valley and
breast cancer screenings detect breast cancer. benefits women in area communities. It
This year’s Caldwell Night Rodeo wine,
Tough Enough for Pink night dubbed Rowdy Rodeo Red, will again be
The Caldwell Night Rodeo is also also fills a gap that often isn’t available produced by Caldwell’s Bitner Vineyards.
is Thursday, Aug. 19, at the Caldwell conducting a public service campaign to to women in the age group where early Bottles are $15 and will be available at
Night Rodeo this year. bring awareness to local women about detection is so critical. the rodeo and at Bitner Vineyards, 16645
Fans can wear pink that night to the need for annual screenings and Organizers said the fact that cow- Plum Road, and Coyotes on the Creek, a
cheer on the rodeo stars, who will also where to go to get them at no cost if boys are the driving force for fundrais- wine-tasting room open weekends at 217 S.
show their support of breast cancer they meet eligibility requirements. ing makes the effort fun and different. Kimball Avenue. Glasses will be sold during
prevention by wearing pink shirts in the The free mammograms are avail- Sponsors are the Idaho Press- the rodeo for $5 each.
arena. able at West Valley Medical Center in Tribune, Saint Alphonsus and West
Proceeds from the Caldwell Night Caldwell and Saint Alphonsus Regional Valley, and Intermountain Community
Rodeo’s Tough Enough for Pink night Medical Center in Boise. Bank.

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Kiwanis Chuckwagon rounds up friends
CALDWELL — Hungry Caldwell senior citizens 62 and older $7 and each year for the Chuckwagon. Old Friends.”
Night Rodeo fans can eat and meet kids 12 and under are $5. Entertainment is also part of the Kiwanis members distribute pro-
friends at the Kiwanis Chuckwagon Chuckwagon diners won’t go away annual tradition. The dinner will fea- ceeds for sponsored youth programs,
four evenings of the rodeo. hungry with all the food being served. ture live music for diners. sports programs, and other youth
The dinner runs from 5:30 to 7:30 The menu includes Western-style bar- The sponsor of the event, the
activities. It also provides funding for
p.m. Tuesday to Friday. becue pulled pork sandwiches, Simplot Caldwell Kiwanis Club, uses the
scholarships, reading activities, book
The 60th-annual dinner will again potatoes, salad, cake, soft drinks, and proceeds to support scholarships for
be held on The College of Idaho cam- all-you-can-eat Crookham corn on the graduating seniors and civic activities donations and special projects.
pus, in front of Finney Hall and the cob. supporting youth in the community Tickets for the event are available at
Simplot Dining Hall Organizers said Crookham donates throughout the year. The group pro- the door, from Kiwanis members or by
The cost of the meal is: adults $8, several fields of sweet corn planted motes the event as a “Roundup of calling Bryan Sorenson at 459-3696.

Buckaroo Breakfast gets fans going

Early risers can enjoy an annual Breakfast costs $5 and includes The event traditionally draws a to put on the event each year.
tradition held each weekday morning pancake, eggs, sausage, hash browns, crowd, the Caldwell Chamber of Sponsors include D&B Supply,
at Simplot Stadium in conjunction coffee and orange juice. Commerce’s Esmer Estrada says. KeyBank, KIZN Kissin’ 92 and the
with the Caldwell Night Rodeo. Entertainment is slated each day “I think everybody is looking for- Idaho Press-Tribune along with
The Caldwell Chamber of featuring Caldwell Mayor Garret ward to coming,” Estrada said. “We’re
Simplot, United Dairymen of Idaho,
Commerce Buckaroo Breakfast Nancolas, Diane Wilson, Canyon going to have all the good entertain-
begins Tuesday and runs through County Stars Square Dancers, Rider ment and we always have a really Intermountain Gas Co., Albertsons,
Friday from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. in Soran, Tehya Stumbaugh, Alyssa great breakfast.” Paul’s Markets, Franklin Building
Simplot Stadium on the rodeo Romero, Ultimate Clogging and The Caldwell Chamber of Supply, Golden Corral and Canyon
grounds. Studio Synergy. Commerce and area businesses work County Habitat for Humanity.

Buckaroo Bazaar comes back around

Business show features Plus, diehard rodeo fans can find organizers said the bazaar gives resi-
Western wares, puts merchants If you go ways to take their obsession to the dents with Western interests another
The Buckaroo Bazaar starts at 5 p.m. next level. way to entertain themselves at the
in contact with rodeo guests and runs until 11 p.m. in front of the main Besides boosting local businesses, rodeo.
CALDWELL — Interested in gate of the Caldwell Night Rodeo grounds.
buying Western goods as well as
watching a good rodeo?
bazaar will draw vendors who sell
The Caldwell Night Rodeo will
their Western art, jewelry, tack and
again offer the chance to shop before
other items.
the cowboys start their show. For the
Organizers put the event together
eighth year, it will feature an expo to offer local merchants a chance to
designed to appeal to those inter- sell merchandise to people who nor-
ested in the Western lifestyle — the mally don’t see their products.
Buckaroo Bazaar. With so many newcomers to the
The bazaar runs from 5 to 11 p.m. area, new fans among the crowd may
Tuesday through Saturday in front want to deck themselves or their
of the rodeo grounds entrance. The homes out in the appropriate theme. 245741

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