Weatherford, Texas – The United States Team Penning Association, Inc. (“USTPA”) today announced it is partnering with the Michelle Lynn Holsey Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization founded by the Holsey family of Crockett, Texas in honor of Michelle Lynn Holsey who passed away from breast cancer in 2006.
“The USTPA is excited about the partnership with the Michelle Lynn Holsey Foundation”, commented USTPA President, Noah Sodrel. “Lee Holsey and his Cowboy Trailer Sales company recently came on as a sponsor for the USTPA, and it was through that relationship we found out about the Michelle Lynn Holsey Foundation. With this new partnership we hope to make more people aware of the fine work the foundation does, while assisting with raising more funds to help them reach families in need,” continued Sodrel.
In an effort to help raise funds for the Michelle Lynn Holsey Foundation, the USTPA will include the foundation in its annual Live Auction and Play-with-the Pros Fundraiser.
“We’re honored to be associated with the Michelle Lynn Holsey Foundation,” stated USTPA Executive Committee member Louie Saggione. “In 2018 the USTPA partnered with the Susan G. Komen Foundation to do our small part to support those affected by breast cancer. When we heard about the great work being done by the Michelle Lynn Holsey Foundation we decided to partner with them to help provide assistance to families impacted by breast cancer as well as other debilitating diseases and conditions.”
In addition to the various fundraising activities, the USTPA will utilize its Live Stream broadcast of this year’s World Championships to generate national and international awareness for the important work being done by the Michelle Lynn Holsey Foundation.
About the USTPA World Championship Finals. The 2019 USTPA World Championship Finals will be hosted at the Will Rogers Memorial Complex in Fort Worth, Texas November 5th through November 10th. The competition starts at 7am each day and continues until approximately 7pm each night. Admission is free to the public, and concessions are available.
About the USTPA. The United States Team Penning Association is a National Governing Body for the sports of Team Penning and Ranch Sorting. The USTPA was formed as a non-profit association in 1993 to promote Team Penning and Ranch Sorting across the United States and internationally, with standardized rules and a rider rating system designed to provide fair competition for beginners to experienced riders.
About the Michelle Lynn Holsey Foundation. The Michelle Lynn Holsey Foundation was formed in September, 2006, to assist men, women and children in their quest to battle cancer and other debilitating diseases and conditions, while funding innovative treatments and supporting education. With the generosity of the community and friends all across the nation, the Foundation continues to grow and help those in need. Michelle would have been so very proud of all the good work done in her name, and we all know she is smiling down on us each and every day.