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Ranch Roundup

Ranch Roundup

Ranchers, cowboys and cowgirls descended on Wichita Falls Friday for the 35th annual Texas Ranch Roundup. Hundreds of more people are expected to attend over the weekend. The North Texas Rehab Center is the main sponsor for the event and is one of the events three beneficiaries.  

"All of the proceeds from the weekend benefit the North Texas Rehab Center here in Wichita Falls and then the West Texas Rehab Center and then the West Texas Boys Ranch," said Ashley Sims of North Texas Rehab Center.

It all began 35 years ago when a couple of rancher and cowboys were looking for a way to keep western country culture alive. Over the years North Texas Rehab has helped use the event to raise funds that is used towards helping lower or subsidize disadvantaged families or patients with high cost medical expenses.

"What they do is it is all based on a sliding fee scale and we try to get those services qualified for them at little to no cost," said Ashley Sims. 

Over the last 35 years the Ranch Roundup helped raise a total $3 million. Organizers hope that this year will not be any different. 
The Ranch Roundup is scheduled to last through for a schedule of the events click here. 

Jack Carney, Newschannel6
 

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