The gathering will begin at 5:30 p.m. with registration followed by a free beef dinner and presentations.

The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) sponsors a ranch gathering Tuesday, May 18 at the Georgetown Community Center in Georgetown, Texas. The gathering will begin at 5:30 p.m. with registration followed by a free beef dinner and presentations.

"These ranch gatherings are a great way for folks in the community to get together, and it's not just for TSCRA members. Anyone who would like to come out and enjoy the evening is invited," TSCRA President Dave Scott said. "TSCRA Special Ranger Doug Hutchison and TSCRA Director Jim Schwertner will be on hand to discuss how to protect your livestock and equipment from theft. Additionally, Jason Skaggs, TSCRA executive director of government and public affairs, will discuss what is going on in Washington and Austin and how that will affect ranchers and landowners."

Please RSVP by May 15 to Brooke Boddy at 1-800-242-7820, ext. 192, or rsvp@texascattleraisers.org.

The Georgetown Community Center is located at 445 East Morrow Street in San Gabriel Park.

All members of the press are invited to attend. Please see schedule below.

5:30 p.m. - Registration Opens

6:00 p.m. - FREE Beef Dinner Served

6:30 p.m. - Jason Skaggs, TSCRA Executive Director of Gov. & Public Affairs

Landowner Legislative Update and Discussion

7:00 p.m. - Jim Schwertner, TSCRA Director Doug Hutchison, TSCRA Special Ranger District 20 Protecting your Property from Theft in Difficult Economic Times

The ranch gathering is sponsored by Agricultural Workers Mutual Auto Insurance, Bayer Animal Health, Bryan and Tamara Daniel, George White, Helena Chemical Company, Nolan Ryan and Texas Range Minerals, Inc.