September 2012 Newsletter

Welcome! The NACA

is an online newsletter…. replacing the quarterly Corresponder publication.

As active NACA member you will be receiving these frequently to keep you informed of NACA activities, promotions, news and developments…so be on the lookout for them!


The NACA Office move … to Monument, Colorado, is done!! Our office is now in the extremely competent hands of our new Executive Director, Ellen Hamilton.

A big THANK YOU to Tucker Ashley and Dave Lewis for making the trip to Kansas City at the end of July, and loading up about 90 boxes (yep, NINETY) and delivering the “office” to Ellen in Colorado. There was a lot of unpacking to do, but it couldn’t have been done without more hard work from Ginny Cates and Dave Lewis. Whew!


I sent my work to Kansas…where is it? A few members have called to report that they sent work to be done by the KC office, but the work has not been done. Naturally, it was expected that the KC office would complete any paid for pending work orders before ending their service.

If you have ANY problem with prior pending office work, please notify Ellen at the new office, or NACA President Liza Jane Nichols at (541) 426-3827. Please remember that Ellen is not the person responsible for these goofs, but will help get things straightened out as quickly as possible.


Register Your 2011 Calves for $20!! Don’t forget about the special deal to register your 2011 calves for $20.00 up until the last day of 2012.
The market for registered cattle is strong and pedigrees are important to many of today’s buyers. The new online registration process is quick and easy, so go ahead and take advantage of this offer.


Eastern States Corriente Cattle Show The Eastern Corriente Association will be holding a sanctioned show and Member’s Roping:

October 19th and 20th in Meridian, Mississippi

Everyone enjoys this friendly show so plan now to attend. For more information contact

Douglas Dale at (601) 273-1027


Web Classified Ads Image

The NACA website is the prime location to advertise your cattle. You can either place simple classified ads like you have in the past, or place larger display ads. Ellen will gladly help you understand how to prepare the ads. Below are the advertising rates for members:

Business Card size or 200 characters or less, located on the right hand side of the classifieds page
$10/month, $21 / 3 months, $75/year

Larger ads in the main section with picture or more lines of text for $20/month, $45 /3 months, $150/year
(Annual large ads may be changed for free twice during the year)

The REGISTRY is up and running…

All the data on cattle in the NACA Herd Book has been successfully transferred to a new state of the art computer program. This giant task has taken Ellen, our website and software developer, and Jerry of Centric Software, our Registry developer, a tremendous amount of time. It was akin to turning a Model A Ford into a Corvette. There is still some tweaking, but all in all, things are going great!

The new WEBSITE is a great resource…
Check out:….If you haven’t visited the new NACA website, don’t delay any longer! It is lively, informative, and super easy to use.
It includes:

  • news of upcoming events,
  • all NACA forms,
  • a CURRENT, up to the moment list of members (new members are on there the moment they join),
  • classified ads,
  • special member only offers,
  • the ability to pay any bill you may owe the office immediately via credit card,
  • and great educational articles among other things (more of these to be added over time until the library is overflowing)

Most importantly, you can now register and transfer online in an incredibly quick and efficient way. Payment can be made online with a credit card or by check mailed in. Completed work will be held until the check arrives.


PACA logo
Friday Sept 28th 6:00pm
SEPT 27TH – 29TH

Call Dave Kalasinsky at
(307) 655-9489 for more info on the PACA Show


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Beginning January 2013, a SUBSCRIPTION will be required to receive mailed NACA news…
In order to continue receiving a paper copy of NACA newsletters you will need to send in a subscription payment of $15.00 with your membership renewal beginning in 2013.

If you choose to receive general news and information via the internet, it remains to be free… but you have to send in your email address!

How do I give you my email…?  Go to the right side bar on the website: or click to email Ellen

The subscription fee is annual and applies to:
Lifetime Members who received their membership before August 2012, and all Active, Associate and Junior Members.


RONNY OGLE (1942 – 2012)

We received the sad news that Ronny Ogle passed away on August 12th. He was a well-known Corriente breeder and dealer of roping cattle, as well as a recognized Texas cattleman. He was a member of the NACA for many years and participated in the activities of the Texas Corriente Association. The NACA will miss him and extends sympathies to his wife, Gloria, and the rest of his family.