UNL Block and Bridle posthumously names Vance Uden as 2010 honoree

Apr 2, 2010
by WLJ
University of Nebraska– Lincoln (UNL) Block and Bridle will posthumously honor Vance Uden as the 76th member of its Hall of Fame.

The Franklin, NE, native will be honored April 23 at the Department of Animal Science and Block and Bridle annual honors banquet at 6:30 p.m. at the Nebraska East Union on UNL’s East Campus. Tickets to the banquet are $20 and can be purchased by calling Andi Hallber, club secretary, by April 16 at 402/472-6440. A reception honoring Uden’s family, friends and past honorees will precede the banquet at 5:30 p.m.

Uden’s widow, Connie, and children, Dru and Ty, will represent the family at the event. The Block and Bridle Hall of Fame honors individuals who have made commendable contributions to Nebraska agriculture through leadership, service, youth projects and community projects. Uden’s family owns and operates the TC Ranch and are Angus seedstock producers.

Uden was a UNL graduate, member of the UNL livestock judging team and Block and Bridle. He was a member of the board of directors for the American Angus Association, member of Nebraska Cattlemen’s Beef Association, Nebraska Cattlemen and Kearney/Franklin County Cattlemen, and a member and past president of the Nebraska Angus Association. — WLJ