The file consists of documentation and photographs of award presentations for dairy cattle, beef cattle, Wild Rose Stock Dog Futurity,and lamas in competitions sponsored by UFA Co-op; brochure, schedule of events, and prize list (2003)
Farmfair International, previously known as Farmfair and Northlands Farmfair, is a group of agricultural competitions organized by the Edmonton Exhibition Association.
Browarny Photographics Ltd.
Artifact: 2009.28.1 is the milk pail shown in photograph 91-1464-18 of the 1992 Dairy Show Class
The file consists of: a photograph of an award presentation to Olds College student, Chris Montgomery with a covering letter (1983); a photograph of an awards presention to students at Olds College (1995), an appreciation plaque from Olds College Science Centre and accompanying photograph; a group portrait of the Oyen Bees atom hockey team (1993), a newspaper clipping from the Oyen Echo and accompanying photo documenting UFA's donation of uniforms to the pee wee boys hockey team.
The file consists of correspondence regarding scholarships, awards program guides, photographs of scholarship winners and grooming clinic winners(2001); certificate, brochure and lapel pin for celebrations of the college's 50th anniversary (2001); photos of United Farmers of Alberta Awards (scholarships) (1999 and 2001).
The file contains correspondence, directory of 4-H scholarships, lists and poster of scholarship recipients, information for applicants, application forms, and photographs of scholarship winners, including Rick Gabert presenting a scholarship to Vanesa Belair in Fort Saskatchewan.
UFA Co-op sponsored scholarships under the Alberta Agriculture 4-H Branch scholarship program from 1990 to 1996.
The file consists of Lawrence Proudfoot's farewell talk to farm supply managers, and a note to UFA Co-op's History Co-ordinator from Betty Proudfoot mentioning his involvement on the UFA curling club.
Lawrence Proudfoot, 1921-1994, a nephew of MLA Lorne Proudfoot, was president of the Junior Section of the U.F.A. in 1946. He began working at the U.F.A. Central Co-op office in 1947, initially in public relations, but soon transferred to the Petroleum Division. He was Manager of the Petroleum Division from 1964 to 1987.
The United Farmers Historical Society collection includes an interview with Betty Proudfoot, recorded in 2002.
The series includes weekly reports of the Member Relations field representatives (1996); records of the UFA Co-op's staff golf tournament (2002-2003); and printed brochures, pamphlets, forms, and other materials for communication between the Co-op and its members (ca. 1971-2011).
The Information Service Division was formed in 1963. It published magazines and newsletters for members, managed Delegates' Advisory Committee meetings, and organized promotional events and programs throughout UFA Co-op's trading area. In 1987 it became the Public Relations Department of the Communications Division. In 1993 it became Member Relations, a Department reporting to the Corporate Secretary. One of its major functions was administration of the Community Investment program, which expanded rapidly in the 1990s. In 2008 Member Relations was a function of the Corporate and Customer Communications Team. In 2010 this group was renamed Member and Customer Experience and the Member Relations representatives were renamed Member Experience Representatives. In 2011 the mandate of the department was to: provide support and services to internal business units from a marketing perspective, to work with all of UFA's partners through the Generations of Support program, as well as support members through the call centre and data management department.
This file consists of printed programs for sport activities sponsored by UFA co-op or featuring advertising by UFA Co-opin 2004 : Calgary Polo Club, East West Chapter Combined Driving Trials (Lloydminster), Northern Extreme Freestyle Ski Competition (Nitehawk Ski Area, Grande Prairie), Viking Cup International Hockey Tournament (Camrose and Wetaskiwin) and a digital scan of an advertisement originally placed on the back cover of the 1982 Gymkhana Finals program.
The file contains photographs and thank-you correspondence from recipients of UFA co-op's charitable donations: Ag Expo (Lethbridge), [Alberta Beef Producers' Association?], Alberta Paint Horse Club, and the "abreast of 'bridge" team from the Lethbridge Dragonboat Festival.
The file contains photographs and thank-you correspondence for charitable donations and sponsorships made by UFA Co-op to: Calgary Arabian Horse Association, Calgary Canucks, Camrose Cougars Mosquito baseball team, Canadian Cow Horse Supreme, Canadian Farmers Curling Championship, Canadian Limousin World Congress, Canadian National Junior Shorthorn Expo, Canadian Old Timers Rodeo Association, Canadian Quarter Horse Cup Futurity, Carstairs Bruins Tykes hockey team, Central Spring Holstein Show, Claresholm Figure Skating Club, Cremona Midget A hockey team, and the Czar Rodeo pancake breakfast.
The file contains photographs of UFA executives G.F. Sweet and Terry Semeniuk being presented with "Cattle Baron" plaques by Calgary Stampede Queens and Princesses; and a report (1994) on the advertising, media exposure, and perks enjoyed by UFA Co-op as a sponsor.
The file contains certificates of appreciation to UFA Co-op from the 4-H Foundation of Alberta; advertising of UFA Co-op's contributions to 4-H; snapshots of unidentified activities; Photo of 4-H seminar Olds College (1983); photos of presentation of 4-H Herdsman Award (2003); photos of Bea-Bank 4-H Beef Club Grand Champion Steer and Grand Champion Heifer; thank-you card with group portrait from the fort Saskatchewan 4-H Beef Club; a group portrait from the Lakedell Beef 4-H, and group portrait of the UFA 4-H ball tournament (2000).
The file contains: a group portrait of the La Glace hockey team, (1992), a group portrait of the La Crete Flyers hockey team [ca. 1990], a group portrait of a Lethbridge children's baseball team, a group portrait of a Lethbridge hockey team (1994-95), a group portrait of the Lomond junior curling team [ca. 1996], a group portrait of a men's bowling team in Lethbridge (ca. 1996), thank-you letters from the Lethbridge Handicapped Riding Association (2004), and a photograph of a winner of the Lethbridge Whoop-Up Quarter Horse Circuit (1986).
UFA sponsored a sports uniforms program for junior sports teams ca. 1990s.
The file contains: a group portrait of the National Tetrathlon team, a group portrait and thank-you letter from the New Sarepta Novice Eagles hockey team (2001); a program for Drag Wars, an event organized by the North Peace Bracket Racing Association (2002); a thank-you letter from the Northern Alberta Hockey Association (the associated photo is missing); and a certificate of appreciation from the Northwest Rodeo Association (1989).
The file consists of: a certificate of appreciation from the Salers Association of Canada (1991); photograph of a presentation of a cheque to the "Say Hay" project for hay distribution (2002); photograph of the presentation of belt buckles at the Sakariassen's Fall Classic in Carstairs [ca. 1994]; group photograph of the Strathmore Rebels baseball team ( 1995); photograph of Tammi Palmerchk, Southern Alberta Region Pony Club dressage champion (1989); photograph of Barry Webster presenting awards to the Tiny Mite barrel racers of the Southern Alberta Roping and Riding Circuit (2004); phoptograph of the trailer awarded to the 2001 Spring Classic Roping Champion Heeler; and photographs of champions of the Stettler Ag Society Jackpot Prospect Steer and Heifer Show (2000).
The file contains: a thank-you certificate with group portrait from Teen Conference "Not Just a Pretty Face" held at Bonnyville (2004); program for the regional qualifiers of "The Master's" Championship Christian youth rodeo held at Claresholm; group portrait and season program of the Three Hills Thrashers junior hockey team (2002); group portraits of the Trochu hockey team (1989 and 1998); and a group portrait of the Tro-Hills Midget "B" hockey team 1992-93.
The file consists of photographs of trophy saddles presented by UFA Co-op to winning teams, and official photographs of the saddles being presented to the champions by John Lee. The U.T.R.A.A. championships were held in Camrose. Official photographs were taken by Mike Copeman Photography.
The file consists of two letters from the Westerner Exposition, and photographs of winners of the Westerner Spring Dairy Show, Westerner Dairy Showcase, Junior Canadian Shorthorn competition, Junior Beef competition, the UFA Westerner Heavy Horse Pull Competition; and Pioneer Acres of Alberta demonstration of antique tractors and farm implements.
The Westerner Exposition organizes the major agricultural fair and competitions in Red Deer, Alberta.
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Jim Bryden of Mannville ran the UFA Heavy Horse Hitch until his farm dispersal sale in 1995. He passed away in 2006.
The series consists of correspondence and budgets relating to UFA Co-op's Community Investment program; and thank-you correspondence, printed programs of sponsored events with promotional adverstising, and photographs documenting its contributions. The materials were mostly created or collected by the Member Relations department.
Local cooperatives and petroleum agencies provided financial support to community activities as early as 1937, when the Maple Leaf petroleum agency in Cereal, Alberta provided uniforms with hand-made patches for the Cereal Maple Leafs, a women's baseball team. As UFA Co-op prospered in the late 1980s, it began to allocate increasing budgetary amounts to its charitable program, known as "Community Investment". The program was administered by the Member Relations department. Delegates were also allocated budgets to support charitable causes of their choosing. Among other things, UFA Co-op supported scholarships for agriculture students, 4-H and other programs for rural youth, livestock shows and competitions, farm safety day camps for children, rodeo and chuckwagon organizations and competitors, horse teams that participated in local parades, children's and youths' sports teams in small communities, and medical research.
The file consists of photographs of John Lee presenting Provincial Dairy Award of Distinction plaques and of Henryk Ficner presenting Provincial Dairy Award plaques and a hand-painted milk pail trophy.
The file consists of photographs of winners and participants in events sponsored by UFA Co-op : , Calgary Stampede Horse Show, Calgary Stampede World Blacksmith Competition and Calgary Stampede World Miniature Donkey Show.
File contains photographs of a barbecue event in Westlock celebrating the Pembina UFA Co-operative Association's 50th anniversary of association with UFA.Attendees included Brian Gray (Pembina UFA Co-op manager in Westlock), Darcy Fox (UFA Information Service Representative), Harold Lee (UFA Petroleum Area Manager), Jim Watt, Lawrence Proudfoot (UFA Petroleum Manager) and his wife Betty.