By Daniel Thompson

Cattlemen's Ball prepares for first event in the Nebraska Panhandle


Image Courtesy of Trish Lukassen

Cattlemen's Ball host Kenny Stauffer and his cattle.

For the first time ever the Cattlemen's Ball of Nebraska will be holding its annual event in the Panhandle.

The ball, which was started in 1997 by a group of beef industry leaders, is held every year throughout different parts of the state serving as a way to raise funds for cancer research at the Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

According to the organization's website, the donations for the 2013 event hosted in Paxton reached $2.12 million with 4,300 people in attendance. The 2014 event, to be held June 6, 2014 through June 7, 2014 with...

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