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Chapter Contacts

Eugene Ulrich

Assistant Director
Taylor Rieck

CURRENTS – June/July 2019

Greetings from the Colorado Valley!! Just as the song says, “Oh What a Night”! We just completed our largest and most productive banquet in the history of our chapter. Our board members worked very diligently and really did a fantastic job of putting on this event but we could not have pulled this off without the fantastic help from all of our banquet assistants. Our board members include Eugene Ulrich, Danny Olenick, Trish Kubena, Rusty Kubena, Gary Janda, Dave Fehlker, Kenneth LeFrance, Kendall Rhode, and Jeff Burgh. Our assistant list includes Connie Janda, George Gold, John Gold, Kristi Gold, Mike Petras, Norma Petras, Mathew LeFrance, Verlene Ulrich, Lucas Janda, J.K. Brandt, Kari Brandt, Crawford Gadd, and Robert Hodges. Many many thanks go out to John Gold who did a fantastic job of creating the banquet program for us this year. Thanks also go out to our AD Taylor Rieck and his group for helping make it all happen and congratulations to Aqua Beverage Company for winning our Early Bird Contest as they did purchase their table early before we sold out.We had a delicious steak and shrimp meal prepared again by the KC’s along with great beverages provided by Brown Distributing-Budweiser. We would like to thank our cap sponsors again this year, J&J Metal Works, Lakeview Glass and Mirror, and Oviedo Auto Group. We would like to acknowledge our other game sponsors which include cap sponsors Milton’s Fine Furniture and Pease Custom Floors, ladies game sponsor  Burgh’s Septic and Wastewater,  our door prize sponsor Murphy’s Steakhouse, our table glass sponsor Miller NRG, our pen sponsor WHATABURGER of LaGrange, our buyer’s cap sponsors We Stitch and M-G Farm Service Center in Weimar, our bag sponsor Oviedo Auto Group, our towel sponsors Burgh’s Septic and Wastewater, Morris & McClimon Attorneys at Law, CJNR Ranch Fowlerton, and Doug’s Plumbing, and our print sponsors including LaGrange Ford, National Bank & Trust, Powerscreen Texas, and Round Top State Bank.

We would like to extend our sincere thanks to Ben Schovajsa who again purchased the Captain’s Table for next year’s banquet along with our Grand Slam table sponsors which include 304 Construction, Academy, Covert-Chevrolet-Buick-GMC, CRW Fish Camp Port O’Connor, Get Skinny Fish’en, J&J Metal Works, Joe Rogers’ Dozer Service, Masonry Works, Maxwell Locke & Ritter, Multisource Sand & Gravel, Murphy’s Steakhouse, Tails and Scales Fish Camp, and Texas Tool Traders. Thanks to all of our Bull Red Table sponsors which include A J Florus, Aqua Beverage Company, Bill Wallace, Brawley Dental Clinic, Brown Distributing, Burgh’s Septic and Wastewater, Canada Ranch, Chris Dillon Attorney, CJNR Ranch, Clearwater Consulting, Colorado Valley AFLAC, Doug’s Plumbing Company and Pease Custom Floors, Fayette County Veterinary Clinic, Fayette Savings Bank, Miller NRG Corporation, Milton’s Home of Fine Furniture, National Bank and Trust, Orsak’s Café, Parker’s Hardware, Powerscreen Texas, Rick Knape, Round Top State Bank, Smithville Heating & Air, Texana Cottages, Tri-County Realty, Ulrich Family, and Waste Away Trash Service. Our reserved table sponsors include Fayetteville Bank, Heger’s Tree Service, Kleiber Tractor and Equipment, Linda Morrison/Paul Mikula , and Terrill Watson.

Thanks again for all who helped make this banquet such a success that it was including everyone who sponsored or donated items to our event. Please mark down March 26, 2020 on your calendar because it will be our 20th anniversary of our banquet and promises to be another terrific fundraising event! Wishing bent rods and tight lines to all!

(The 2019 Colorado Valley Chapter Banquet Committee)


President: Eugene Ulrich
Vice President: Danny Olenick
Treasurer: Trish Kubena


The 2019 Banquet was held March 28th. It was a huge success, thank you to all that came out and showed support. Stay tuned for 2020 ticketing and information.


Jeff Burgh
David Fehlker
George Bubba Gold
Gary Janda

Rusty Kubena
Trish Kubena
Kenneth LeFrance

Daniel Olenik
Kendall Rohde
Eugene Ulrich