AMES, Iowa- The annual Governor's Charity Steer Show is moving to Iowa State University this summer.
The event's been held during the Iowa State Fair for the past 38-years, but due to the fair's cancellation, I-S-U is hosting the event, August 15th.
The Governor's Charity Steer Show raises money for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Iowa.
“We are very honored to host the 38th Annual Governor’s Charity Steer Show at the Jeff & Deb Hansen Agriculture Learning Center here at Iowa State University,” said Dr. Dan Thomson, chair of the Department of Animal Science at Iowa State University. “This event is a great opportunity to showcase how the people of the Iowa cattle industry care about our neighbors in need of help by fundraising for a very worthy cause. We are so excited to help continue this tradition to support the Ronald McDonald Houses of Iowa.” Dr. Thomson will serve as this year’s Showmanship Judge.
The event, organized by the Iowa Cattlemen’s Association and Iowa Beef Industry Council, as raised over $3.8 million for Ronald McDonald Houses, located in Des Moines, Iowa City, and Sioux City.