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9th Annual Rice Kick-Off Celebration

by | Aug 20, 2008 | Community Circle

As Gold sponsors of the Rice Alliance for Technology & Entrepreneurship, PKF Texas is proud to share Rice Alliance events with our friends in the marketplace. Join us as we celebrate the success of the Houston and Texas technology entrepreneurship community and kick off a new program year for the Rice Alliance with keynote speaker, Bill Kurtis.

9th Annual Rice Alliance Kick-Off Celebration
"A Very Special Evening with Bill Kurtis"

Thursday, August 28, 2008
Rice University
McNair Hall, Jesse H Jones Graduate School of Management

  • 5:30pm – Registration & Reception
  • 6:30pm – Keynote
  • 7:30pm – Networking Reception

Keynote Speaker:
Bill Kurtis
Emmy Winning T.V. Journalist & Entrepreneur

An Emmy-winning, acclaimed documentary host and producer, network and major market news anchor, multimedia production company president, and grass-fed cattle rancher, Bill Kurtis is celebrating his 40th anniversary in the field of broadcasting.

In 2005, Bill founded Tallgrass Beef Company to champion the environmental and health benefits of grass-fed cattle ranching and to coordinate the efforts of small grass-fed ranchers across the country. Tallgrass Beef can be found in the finest restaurants, retailers, across the country.

In his home state of Kansas, Bill Kurtis has become a leader in the grass-fed beef industry. Grassfed beef are raised on his 10,000 acre ranch without hormones, are not fed antibiotics, are lower in fat, and are higher in omega-3.

Hear Bill’s story of his career from TV journalist to grass-fed cattle entrepreneur.

To register and for more information contact Yanette Jimenez at 713-348-3164 or yanette@rice.edu. We hope to see you there!

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