Insight from Deb Osza of Milk Promotion Services of Indiana on her experience with Indy 500 milk bottle. Now, so many years have gone by and I am leading the organization, the American Dairy Association of Indiana that continues to nurture the wonderful tradition of drinking milk in Victory Circle at the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race! A tradition that began in 1933 when Louis Meyer asked for his mother’s buttermilk at the end of a grueling race!
Sam Schwoeppe spent the day at the track. This weekend, she will be one of two dairy farmers proud to present milk to the winner of the Indianapolis 500. Following are her comments about her experience thus far. “Telling the story of the history of the “Winners Drink Milk” tradition of the Indianapolis 500 was [...]
Every driver in the 2009 Indianapolis 500-Mile Race will want to make the acquaintance of two Hoosier dairy farmers on Sunday afternoon, May 24. And they’ll know exactly where to find them. Sam Schwoeppe and Franklin Weaver will be in Indianapolis’ most prized real estate – Victory Circle at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, ready to present the milk bottle to the race winner.
Indiana’s dairy farmers are excited to launch a blog in celebration of the 2009 Indianapolis 500. We’re proud that winners of this great race have enjoyed a cold refreshing drink of milk. Join us in a toast to a great week and a great race. Remember – winners drink milk!
We were so excited to work with nutrition professionals and help bring them “back to the table” in early May. Our first Cooking for Life™ Summit gave Indiana dietitians an opportunity to experience a modern Dairy Farm and help connect farm to fork. The Back to the Table Summit was open to Dietitians and Health Professionals [...]