Select Sires’ Communications Department Receives Multiple Awards at Cooperative Communicators Association Conference

Plain City, Ohio, June 29, 2018 – Select Sires’ Communications Department was recognized at the 2018 Cooperative Communicators Association (CCA) Institute, held in Fort Worth, Texas June 3 through June 5.

CCA is an organization of more than 300 professionals who communicate for cooperatives across the country. Through conferences and webinars, the organization provides extended learning and networking opportunities for professional development. The annual institute offers members an opportunity to showcase their work in a competitive setting. Divisions include all facets of communications work from writing and photography to videography, layout and design.

In the miscellaneous promotional category, Select Sires’ Communications Department was awarded second place for their creative window displays at the 2017 World Dairy Expo. An advertisement titled “King of DPR” placed third in the print advertising category. Leslie Maurice, Select Sires communications specialist, earned third place in the smartphone photography category for her photo entitled “Pure Joy.”

“I continue to be impressed by the creativity, professionalism and effectiveness of Select Sires’ communications team,” says Shirley Kaltenbach, director of communications for Select Sires Inc. “To be recognized nationwide and among industry experts for superior materials and messaging is an honor. This team exhibits tremendous passion for Select Sires and an unwavering ambition to support our brand.”

Based in Plain City, Ohio, Select Sires Inc., is North America's largest A.I. organization and is comprised of nine farmer-owned and -controlled cooperatives. As the industry leader, it provides highly fertile semen as well as excellence in service and programs to achieve its basic objective of supplying dairy and beef producers with North America's best genetics at a reasonable price.