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GENEROUS 2014 SPONSORS
Much of what we are able to do as an Association is possible because of those who help sponsor special events.  Our ability to help fellow alumni, support our former home and hold reunions would not be possible without the generous contributions of these companies and individuals.  Please express your gratitude and support

Sponsor of the Annual Meeting
Jimmie Boatwright
in Memory of Laura

Sponsor of the Legendary Picnic
Gary Hardy

Hole-In-One Sponsor - Sixth Year
FIRST UNITED BANK OF AMARILLO
Thank You Rodney Ruthart

 Long Drive Contest Sponsor 
Gary Hardy 

Tiger Hole Sponsor - Fouth Year
THE WAGGONERS TRUCKING
Thank you Daniel Scroggs

Seventh Year
 WESTERN LEATHERCRAFT 
Hand Made Boots for Auction

Fifth Year
JAMES AVERY CRAFTSMEN
Silent Auction Gift 
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HOLE SPONSORS

Cross Pointe Auto
Auto Connection
Brinlee's Automotive
Covenant Motors
Gene Messer Ford
LG Auto Group
Chuck Farrell
Bobby & Cindy Sarpalius
Jordan & Cam Lindsey
Michael Rogers
Amy Brasher
David and Debra Rodgers
Guy & Geneva Finstad
Robert Leming
Mark & Kathleen Embry
Ricky Smith
Don Brecht
Tom Alvarez
The Dillingham FAmily


Other Contributors

Pepsi
Lays
Coors
KUSH Radio
Lance Snacks
 


 2014 - 15  Alumni Gatherings/Events

  • Southern CA - Sept 27, 14
  • Northern CA - Oct 4, 14
  • Florida - Nov 15, 14
  • Dallas - Feb 7, 2015
  • Memphis - Mar 21. 2015
  • Maryland - Mar 28, 2015
  • Houston - April 18, 2015
  • Topeka, KS - May 2, 2015
  • Austin - April 25, 2015
  • DFW Golf - May 16, 2015
  • Girlstown - July 11, 2015

ACTIVE MEMBERS

 

DFW GOLF TOURNAMENT

CARRYING ON HIS WORK

   The 2015 DFW Golf Tournament was a tremendous success and some very good work was done by a few to benefit many.

   Seventy-four golfers enjoyed a positively spectacular day of golf as the rains that have blessed the metroplex for weeks, took a day off.  Some dedicated workers gave hours to make the event successful, including Cam Lindsey, Cindy Sarpalius and Al Latchaw, who spent the afternoon assuring any "Holes-in-One" were verified.  LeAnn Rattan and Aubrey Ellington manned the "office" all afternoon and Debbie Rodgers took pictures, interviews, collected signs and whatever else needed to be done.  Current Scholarship recipients Mackinzie Rattand and Tyler Richardson toured the golf course expressing gratitude and giving gifts to all the participants.  Brad Powell's Crazy Cowboy's restaurant catered the event and the food was great.  Two former scholarship recipients helped make the event successful as Jordan Bigony played and Aaron Latchaw helped watch a hole and set things up.

   By far the key to any success of the event was the incredible work of Chuck and Becky Farrell who got over 70 people from all over the country to contribute over $15K to the event.  We are all challenged to envision what we can do to make this event much more successful next year.   

   Over a thousand dollars was generated by the raffle with the winner of the 50-50 raffle contributing his winnings back to the Association (thank you Mr. Rattan).  Over twenty individuals, former Ranchers, and businesses helped sponsor the event and 14 ex-Ranchers either worked or played golf.

   The purpose of the tournament was to raise funds for scholarships.  10% of the net proceeds goes to Crisis Support, 10% to Legacy Partners and 80% to schoalrships.  This is the sole fundraiser for the scholarship program.  Todate  a little over $10,300 was raised for scholarships.  That is something less than the goal but a tremendous help to meeting our scholarship obligations.  Funds are still being collected and any contribution will be gratefully received.

 


Get Your CFBRAA Newsletter

One of the benefits of membership with Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch Alumni Association is receiving the newsletter. The inviting content contains information on the many things that our association does to help our members and their families. From crisis support to scholarships each article contains valuable information. There is even a new “Where Are They Now” presentation highlighting individuals who were at the Ranch or Girlstown, but to get this newsletter CFBRAA must have a recent address.

Please click here to fill out a registration form providing this information.

 

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NEWS & NOTES
BR & GT ALUMNI

We will use this column to keep you informed about news, as we get it in Bobby's office (cfbraa@sarpserv.com), on what's going on with the alumni of Boys Ranch and Girlstown as well as happenings at Cal Farley's  If you have news to share, send it in.


Dicky Hinton ('71) passed away in Channing on Tuesday, May 19th.  Services will be at BR on Tuesday, May 26th at 11 a.m.  Please keep his wife, Renee, in your prayers.


Bobby Eisenman passed away in Parryton, TXon Thursday, May 21st.  Burial will be in Ochiltree Cemetery on Tuesday at 2 p.m.


CFBRAA SCHOLARSHIP
TESTIMONY

Aaron Latchaw shares what the CFBRAA Scholarship has mean to him.


 VETERANS MEMORIAL

Dedicaion of the Veterans Memorial at Boys Ranch is set to take place on Veterans Day, Nov 11th.  You can see some pictures of the progress on the Veterans Memorial page of this site.  You can also see a list of those who will have their tiles on the Veterans Wall.  If you served in the armed services and were a resident or employee of Cal Farley' Boys Ranch or Girlstown you can have a tile on the Veterans Wall.  Check out the Veterans Memorial page (click in the menu bar above) for information about getting your tile, bidding on the Cal Farley or Alvis Grant tiles, and other information about the memorial.

Thank you men and women who have served and are serving this great country.

 


CFBRAA President David Rodgers

Dallas Gathering

 

 


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 LEGACY PARTNERS

The Association has adopted a new Legacy Partners program for the purpose of funding future service CFBRAA provides for alumni.  The program promotes monthly contributions and participation in the Legacy Partnership program, funding the Foundation.  Levels of participation are:

Member - $20 / year  -  membership card

Sustaining Member - $5 /month (to the operating budget)

Star Legacy Partner - $20 /mo - $1,000 - Plaque

Silver Legacy Partner - $50 /mo - $3,000 - Plaque

Gold Legacy Partner - $100 /mo - $6,000 - Plaque
                    & Option to purchase Ring 

Platinum Legacy Partner - $200 /mo - $12,000
                            Plaque & Ring

Emerald Legacy Partner - $500 / mo - $30,000
                            Plaque, Ring, Award

Diamond Legacy Partner - $10,000 in a year - Plaque 

The first $40 of all individual contribution will go to the operating fund.  All other contributions, unless otherwise designated, will go to the Legacy Partner's Operating Fund of the CFBRAA Foundation.

Designated contributions to the foundation for the three mission support causes of the Association: Support for Cal Farley's, Scholarships or Special Needs, will count towards Legacy Partner Contributions.

To become a Legacy Partner:  
(1) Contact your bank and set up an automatic, monthly payment to CFBRAA - PO Box 9435 - Amarillo, TX  79105; or
(2) Contact the Executive Director (cfbraa@sarpserv.com) to get the account & routing numbers of the Assn account to give to your bank for electronic transfers, or 
(3) Go to "Online Giving" above and set up an automatic monthly charge to your credit card via PayPal; or
(4) Send a monthly donation to CFBRAA - PO Box 9435 - Amarillo, TX  79105.

 


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 Founding Legacy Partners

“IT’S WHERE WE’RE GOING THAT COUNTS!”

FOUNDING LEGACY PARTNERS
  
What is the future of Cal Farley's Alumni Assn.? What will WE accomplish?  What will WE leave behind?  What will be OUR LEGACY?
 
For every one of us who went to BR or GT, there were 15 or 20 who applied but could not get in. Where are they now?  God knows.  And but for the grace of God and the generosity of others we would probable not be where we are today.  Many of us benefited from the legacy left by others.
 
Now it's Our Turn to Leave a Legacy!
 
Boys Ranch was built on the small and consistent gifts of people across the country.  There have been many large gifts and these have been valuable.  But the small and regular gifts have been the food and electric bills for decades.
The Association Legacy Partners Program provides opportunity and encouragement for many of us to be regular consistent supporters of some very important work.  The Scholarships, the Crisis Support, the Reunions and the Support of alumni through Cal Farley's requires regular, consistant support by many partners.
 
The Founding Legacy Partners are those who contribute at least $1,000 to the Legacy Partners by June 30th, 2015.  All who participate as regular contributors to the work of CFBRAA are Legacy Partners and will be recognized and encouraged at the various levels noted on the All Star Levels tab of this web site.


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