By Connie Lechleitner, OCJ field reporter
Kris and Becky Vincent’s philosophy is that leaders should lead. When they see a void in leadership, they’re usually quick to step in — and so they have at the local, regional, state and national levels of the Ohio and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association.
As a result, the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association recently recognized the East Canton couple as the Industry Excellence award winners.
“This award is nominated by your peers, so we had no idea,” Kris Vincent said. “We were totally shocked.”
The Vincents, 13 years ago, found that Stark County did not have a Cattlemen’s organization. They, along with 10 other area cattlemen, set out to change that.
“We were told that it had been tried before and failed,” Vincent said. “I knew there was a need for education and resources to help our industry improve, and that we could better reach out to consumers too.”… Continue readingRead More »