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2012 Commitment to Education
SAN ANTONIO –The San Antonio Livestock Exposition, Inc. (S.A.L.E.), "a volunteer organization that emphasizes agriculture and education to develop the youth of Texas," has built a reputation for being one of the largest family friendly events in the state featuring livestock and horse shows, interactive exhibits and shows, PRCA Rodeo action, carnival and live entertainment. Additionally, S.A.L.E. has a direct influence on the lives of thousands of individuals pursuing a higher education.
This year, the San Antonio Livestock Exposition, Inc. (dba the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo) has committed $10.1 million to educate Texas youth. This amount represents scholarships, grants, endowments, junior livestock auctions, a youth western art auction, a Calf Scramble program and show premiums paid to the youth of Texas. This year’s total giving represents a record commitment, topping 2011’s $9.1 million by an additional one million dollars. This brings the total amount the organization has committed since inception to $123.3 million. Keith Martin, Executive Director and CEO, made the announcement during the organization’s Annual Membership Meeting, May 15, 2012.
Keith Martin commented, “We love investing in our youth which in turn insures a bright future for Texas. We could not do what we do without the overwhelming support of the community and the hard work of our volunteers.”
S.A.L.E. has a rich tradition and history of stewardship to the community and the agriculture industry. With a clear vision of the future, a successful past and continual dedication from over 5,500 volunteers, S.A.L.E. will continue to provide wholesome family entertainment and be a pillar of strength and support to the youth of Texas.