Hill Country CattleWomen

Serving the Texas Hill Country since 1979

Respecting our past, protecting our future !

       Hill Country Cattlewomen Win Third Place in Fredericksburg’s Light the Night Christmas Parade

On December 2, 2022, the Hill Country CattleWomen won a third-place ribbon out of 140 entries for their float “CattleWomen Through The Decades”.  The float featured members dressed in costumes depicting the attire of cowgirls throughout seven different decades honoring the hard-working cattlewomen whom came before them and giving a sense of history to the beef industry in Texas.

The HCCW members join a community of women committed to preserving the Texas ranching heritage.  The goal of Hill Country CattleWomen is to promote and support the production of beef and the beef industry through cooperation with the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raiser Association (TSWCRA), American National CattleWomen (ANCWA), Texas CattleWomen (TCWA), and local beef supporters.  HCCW supports private property rights and encourages federal and state legislation that will maintain and protect property rights.

Hill Country CattleWomen (HCCW)

We are teachers, real estate agents, lawyers, business owners, policewomen, accountants, flight attendants, principals, judges, ranchers…we are CattleWomen.  Our members join a community of women committed to preserving the Texas ranching heritage.  The goal of Hill Country Cattlewomen is to promote and support the production of beef and the beef industry through cooperation with the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raiser Association (TSWCRA), American National CattleWomen (ANCWA), Texas CattleWomen (TCWA), and local beef supporters.  HCCW supports private property rights and encourages federal and state legislation that will maintain and protect property rights.

 

     

    Texas Fact

    Margaret Borland was the first woman to lead a cattle drive. After the death of her husband in 1867, Borland became the sole owner and manager of their large Victoria ranch and 8,000 longhorns.

    Our membership covers 14 counties in the beautiful Texas Hill Country including Bandera, Bexar, Blanco, Edwards, Gillespie, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Llano, Mason, McCulloch, Menard, Real and San Saba.

    Hill Country Cattle Women Projects

    • Women’s Ranch Seminar
    • The Spring Roundup fundraiser
    • Ag Days booths serving 1200 students in 5 counties
    • Fredericksburg Food & Wine Fest Booth
    • BEEF Gift certificates to local Food Banks
    • BEEF GIFT CERTIFICATES to Kerr County Veterans Program
    • BEEF Gift Certificate to Veterans Recipe Contest winner
    • Donations to Hill Country Youth Ranch
    • Hamburger Feed to Hill Country Youth Ranch
    • Fredericksburg Light the Night Christmas Parade Float
    • Legislative Action Calls
    • Distribution of BEEF Education Materials

     

    2022 HCCW Scholarships $10,000 Awarded

    $ 5000 Scholarship - Bethany Crenwelge

    Bethany Crenwelge of Fredericksburg. Bethany attends Texas Tech University and is pursuing a degree with a Concentration in Meat Science and a Minor in Agricultural Business

    $ 2500 Scholarship - Kaylee Kramer

    Kaylee Kramer of Harper. Kaylee studies Ag Business at Texas A&M University

    $ 2000 Scholarship - Jax Tedder

    Jax Tedder of Mason who is attending Tarleton State University and studies Ag Services & Development. And finally

    $ 500 Scholarship - Eli DeLong

    Eli DeLong of Fredericksburg who is attending Texas Tech University and Majoring in Animal Science