Saturday, January 9, 2010

Fun Nite!

Fun Nite is coming soon... Friday, February 26, 2010 - mark your calendars!

Please contact us if you are interested in helping set-up, clean-up or have a raffle item to contribute.

Please bring printed address labels for your raffle tickets!

53rd Annual Dairy Princess Contest and Ball

This year's contest will be held on Saturday, April 10, 2010 and we are looking for candidates! Please contact us if you know someone who is interested in running.

2009 Dairy Princess Miss Hope Hanselman (center)

1st Alternate Miss Mandy Brazil & 2nd Alternate Miss Lianne Nunes

Dues Reminder!

Don't forget to send in your dues! Unpaid members will be dropped from the membership on February 1, 2010. Please contact us if you did not receive an invoice, or if you are interested in becoming a member.

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Petaluma History Museum “A Salute to the Dairy Industry-Past & Present” Family Day

Christine & Maria Camozzi representing Wallaby Yogurt
Kathy Tresch at her Butter Making Table
Pat Conklin teaches the fine art of cow milking!
Jana & Jolynn McClelland introduce McClelland's Dairy Butter to Harrison & Jessica
Straus Family offer milk samples
Audrey Wheeler dicusses "cow foods" with a visitor
Ryan & Danny, Emma & Luke enjoy a taste of ice cream
Audrey Wheeler & Loretta Silacci pass out Clover ice cream
Don DeBernardi sharing samples of his goat cheese
Larry Silacci demonstrates an antique cheese cutter
with a wheel of Valley Ford CheeseJustice Silacci enjoys the History Museum event
Dairy Princess Hope & Alternate Mandy talk to young visitors
A great turn out at the History Museum Dairy Day
Karen Moreda of Valley Ford Cheese with Larry Silacci

Churning cream to make butter
Issy has the right touch!
Joyce Leveroni & Emma greet Clo
North Bay Dairy Women President Susan Bianchi...
Thank you for a great day!

Sept. 2009 Meeting. Dairy Princesses, Museum and DCC guests.

Members visit prior to our September meeting
Katherine Rinehart from Petaluma History Museum
& Nicolina Mulcahy from Dairy Council of California were guests
Baby Danica enjoyed lunch with the Dairy Women
2nd Alt. Dairy Princess Lianne Nunes, Dairy Princess Hope Hanselman
& 1st Alt. Dairy Princess Mandy Brazil were guests.
Mandy was also the recipient of the Florence Gilardoni Memorial Scholarship.

Petaluma Youth Ag Day, September 2009

A crowd gathers to hear about......
Dairy Council Mobile Classroom
A student gives the cow a treat.
Jackie & Kim Jones provided the cow for the presentation

Group leaders "herd" students to their next stop
MMMMMMMM...Petaluma Creamery Cheese Samples
President Susan Bianchi with Joyce Leveroni & Audrey Wheeler
Leslie & Danica Corp, Joyce Leveroni, Christine Camozzi & Judy Buttke
Christine greets students
Clo...the ever popular bovine greets students
Tony Brazil, helping at Ag Day, was the recipient of the
Bernice Hadermann Memorial Scholarship
Great attendance as always!

Petaluma History Museum Panel Program "The Changing Role of Women in the Dairy Industry"

Petaluma History Museum hosted a panel dicussion on
"The Changing Role of Women in the Dairy Industry"
North Bay Dairy Women members Jolynn McClelland & Joyce Leveroni
along with Nicolina Mulcahy from Dairy Council of California were participants.

Katherine Rinehart from the Petaluma History Museum introduced the panel.
Katherine was instrumental in the Museum Dairy Exhibit and Events that took place over the year.

She did an outstanding job & North Bay Dairy Women thank her for her work!

Gaye LeBaron acted as moderator...and did a great job.
Panelists Jennifer Bice & North Bay Dairy Woman Margaret Gambonini.
Other panelists included North Bay Dairy Women Marilyn Herzog and Dot Holtz

Fall 2009 Meeting Photos

President Susan Bianchi admires "dairy" pumpkins at Mary Zimmerman's home.
Christine Camozzi was the lucky winner of a bucket of goodies put together
by Pres. Susan Bianchi & Joyce Leveroni for the Ag in the Classroom conference.
November Meeting at the Sonoma Hotel.