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Your Update from Ron Hays of RON
Friday, September 24, 2021
Tailgating and Diamond Hats Gala Happening This Weekend
It's a big football game in Stillwater on Saturday as the Wildcats of Kansas State University will suit up and face the Cowboys of Oklahoma State- and the OSU Foundation and the Ferguson College of Ag will be hosting the OSU Agriculture New Frontiers Tailgate tomorrow for the annual Roots and Boots (Ag Day) football game where you can join fellow alumni and donors to celebrate the construction of the New Frontiers Agricultural Hall. The tailgate will take place on the east side of Washington Street between the Noble Research Center and Boone Pickens Stadium. The event will begin two hours prior to kickoff.- Kickoff, by the way, is at 6 PM.

Also happening this weekend is the 2021 Diamond Hats Gala at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City- I am honored to once again be your emcee for the evening as these marvelous ladies put on a fabulous evening of food, fun and top drawer entertainment as those gathering will have a chance to bid on some incredible items- both on the silent auction tables as well as in the Live Auction.

Featured entertainer this year is Clay Walker!

The Doors open at 6pm- Click here for the program which will give you an early start on perusing the lineup of items that will be offered- all to raise money for the Diamond Hats to support the 4-H and FFA Youth that are involved in the Oklahoma Youth Expo.

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