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Mark Smith to be Inducted into the North American Limousin Hall of Fame

Published April 27, 2023

The North American Limousin Foundation (NALF) is proud to announce the induction of Mark Smith into the NALF Hall of Fame at a ceremony to be conducted at Rapid City, South Dakota, this summer during the National Junior Limousin Show and Congress, July 11, 2023.

Bruce Lawrence, NALF President, commented, “We are extremely grateful to have had the expertise and service from a man that has devoted 42 years of his life to the Limousin breed and its members and is very deserving of being inducted into the NALF Hall of Fame. He continues to be involved with the breed through various facets and still operates Grassroots Genetics and Consulting along with Grassroots Insurance.”

Contributions in Mark’s name, along with letters of appreciation and support to be included in the book presented to Mark and his family, can be sent to the NALF office in Aurora, CO. Checks should be made out to the NALF Hall of Fame (HOF) account and mailed to NALF at 6205 S Main St., Suite D-280, Aurora, CO 80016.

Click here to view the details of Mark Smith’s accomplishments and service to the Limousin Breed in one of the letters of recommendation that was sent to the NALF HOF Committee by Kiley McKinna.


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