GENEROUS 2017-18 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
Sponsor of the Legendary Picnic
Hole-In-One Sponsor - Eighth Year
FIRST UNITED BANK OF AMARILLO
Thank You Rodney Ruthart
Long Drive Contest Sponsor
Cross Pointe Auto
Chuck & Becky Farrell
Bobby & Cindy Sarpalius
United Food Products
DALLAS GATHERING SPONSORS
Rick & Shelly Thompson
CFBRAA MISSION STATEMENT
CFBRAA was chartered to carry on the work begun in the lives of troubled kids by Cal Farley's Boys Ranch. It has grown to include former residents of Girlstown. The Charter identifies the purpose as:
1 - To supply aid and assistance in promoting the growth of Cal Farley's Boys Ranch and the accomplishment of the objectives as set out in its Articles of Incorporation;
2 - To create and promote a closer relationship between its (Cal Farley's) former students and to facilitate a quicker and easier adjustment for its graduates and other former students to community life.
The Association works to provide assistance for former residents of BR and GT: (a) in crisis support, (b) in education for family members, and (c) in maintaining family ties. Further the Association seeks to promote and support the work of Cal Farley's Inc
Click here to see pictures of the Central Texas Gathering in New Braunfels, April 2018.
Thank you Jim Calhoun.
The Grand Duke From Boys Ranch
You can order Bill Sarpalius's book by clicking here . You will get a 20% discount and a portion of the proceeds will go to CFBRAA by using the code CAFA when ordering
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Get ready for the Big Events coming August 31 - September 2. The Annual BR/GT Reunion will be held in Amarillo and you will want to be there to Reunite!
HOST HOTEL: Holiday Inn Express by the Hospital: 806-418-2505
Say you are with the Cal Farley's Alumni and the room is $93 + tax.
GOLF TOURNAMENT: Friday, the 31st. Ross Rogers Golf Course. Tee off at 1 p.m. Click here for details and registration flyer.
1968 CLASS REUNION: 50th Reunion for the class of '68. Meet at The Big Texas on Friday the 31st at 7 p.m. Contact Everett Davis to let him know how many are coming.
1978 CLASS REUNION: 40th Reunion for the class of '78 will meet at Dyer's BBQ at I-40 and Georgia at 7 p.m. on Friday the 31st. Contact David Rattan to let him know how many will be coming.
ALUMNI REUNION BREAKFAST: Formerly known as the "Old Timers Breakfast", several deemed it "inappropriately titled." Hence it's just Breakfast at Furrs on Soncy. Starts any time youi want to come and ends when you want it to end. Saturday Morning, Sept.1st.
FISHING DERBY: Saturday morning, Sept. 1st at Big Morris lake at BR. Start around 7 a.m. Fish till around 11. Kids are free. Adults - $5.
BOYS RANCH RODEO: Starts around 2:30 on Saturday afternoon. Purchase discounted tickets at the Dipple Center any time after 10:30 a.m. Association Members (dues paid up) get two tickets FREE.
ANNUAL BANQUET: In the Grand Ballroom of the Cal Farley's Civic Center in Amarillo. Registration starts at 6 p.m.
6:00 - 9:30 - Silent Auction
6:45 - Annual Meeting
7 pm - Banquet (Adults $10; ages 6-16 = $5; Under 6 - FREE)
7:45 - Presentations *
9:30 - Auction Winners
9:35 - 11:30 - DANCE
* Recognizing Winston & Ollie Chandler as Distinguished Staff
Junior Radney as Distinguished Alumni.
ANNUAL PICNIC: Sunday afternoon (literally after noon) we will again meet at Thompson Park (area 17) for the annual picnic. Cost is FREE, and Donations will be gratefully appreciated. Need an idea of how many to purchase food for, so contact Tony Wade to give him a headcount.
A lot of events requires a lot of work. You can help by:
1 - Making Reservations
2 - Contribution Silent Auction items
3 - Bidding on Silent Auction Items
4 - Volunteering. Click here for sponsorships / reservation / volunteer list.
Contact Bob Sarpalius firstname.lastname@example.org. with suggestions or questions.
We received the very sad news today of the passing of Genie Harriman, daughter of Cal & Mimi Farley. A memorial service is scheduled for Friday, July 6th at 11 a.m. at Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home.
Please remember her immediate family, Cal Harriman, Shelley Sloger and Amy Spears. We, the rest of the family, keep you in our prayers and share your loss and grief. Thousands of us have been blessed by you, Genie. Like your Dad prepared a place for us, your Heavenly Father has prepared a place for your. We'll see you soon.
Alumni Support Center
One of the guns won in the 50 for 50 Gun Raffle was donated back to the Association by Harold Courson. That gun was then raffled again and the proceeds were donated to Cal Farley's for the Alumni Support Center.
In the picture, alumni presenting the check for $1,641 to Kim Reeves (center) are, left to right: Jimmie & Sherry Boatwright, Kim, Tony Wade, Tammy Novak, Kyle Wilkinson and.Robert Eldridge from the Support Center.
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