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FEBRUARY NEWS
 
 
 
 
As Convention season has come to a close and the first week of Fair Season has begun, the Western Fairs Association thanks you all for a great Convention and Trade Show! We enjoyed honoring our timeless traditions, and inspiring new visions! To see all of the fun you had, find your pictures using the link below. Please follow the'2020 VISION Review' link below to let us know how we did!
 
 
Convention Pictures
2020 VISION Review
 
 
 
 
THANK YOU JUDY!
 
 
 
 
The Western Fairs Association thanks 2019 Chair of the Board Judy Carrico for her year of service!
 
 
 
 
 
 
MEET YOUR 2020 BOARD OFFICERS
 
 
 
 
 
 
CHAIR OF THE BOARD
 
 
 
 
CLIFF MUNSON
CEO, Siskiyou Golden Fair
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VICE CHAIR
 
 
 
 
ERIC WOFFORD
CEO, Yuma County Fair
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TREASURER
 
 
 
 
CAROLAN FERRERIA
Owner, Professional Event Services
 
 
 
 
 
 
CONGRATULATIONS AWARD WINNERS
 
 
 
 
HALL OF FAME
 
 
 
 
Congratulations to our Western Fairs Association Hall of Fame Inductees, Barbara Quaid, and Don Delahoyde! Both have served on the Western Fairs Association Board of Directors and are past Presidents of the Association. Each has served the industry in leadership roles, lending them to be perfect recipients of this prestigious honor.
 
 
 
 
BARHAM AWARD
 
 
 
 
The prestigious Barham Award, presented in remembrance of Hot Dog on a Stick Founder Dave Barham, recognizes innovation, quality, and leadership in the field of service. Congradulations Wilson Events Inc!
 
 
 
 
 
MERRILL AWARD
 
 
 
 
The Merrill Award, named in honor of Western Fairs Association Founder Louis Merrill, is given for those entries that clearly demonstrate innovation, vision, and excellence. Congratulations Antelope Valley Fair for your truly incredible program!
 
 
 
 
BLUE RIBBON AWARD
 
 
 
 
The 2020 Blue Ribbon Award Winner is Mr. Brian Garlough of County Fair Amusement & Novelty. Thank you, Brian, for your many years of service to the industry and the countless hours spent helping the Western Fairs Association!
 
 
 
 
 
 
SCHOLARSHIPS
Apply by March 2!
 
 
 
 
The Blue Ribbon Foundation scholarship program is a member benefit intended to support the network of fairs and their families by offering scholarships to further motivate high achievers in pursuit of their careers and life goals. This program is offered in partnership with the Friends of the California State Fair, which processes applications, and manages the selection and awarding of funds. Through our members’ generous donations, two $2,500 scholarships are awarded each year – one to a child or grandchild of a fair staff member and one to a child or grandchild of a service member.
 
 
 
Apply Today!
 
 
 
MARK YOUR CALENDARS
 
 
 
 
 
SERVICE MEMBER MEETINGS & MIXERS
 
 
 
 
Riverside County Fair
California Mid-Winter Fair
Pima County Fair
Merced County Fair
Ventura County Fair
Antelope Valley Fair
Kern County Fair
Big Fresno Fair
 
 
 
 
February 20, 10:00 am, Shalimar Building
March 2, 12:00 pm, Plaza

April 23, 10:00 am, Sunset Cantina
June 12, 2:00 pm, Director's Lounge
August 13, 9:30 am, Turf Club
August 27, 2:00 pm, Director's Room
October 1, 1:00 pm, Park Area
October 14, 9:30 am, Turf Club
 
 
 
 
 
WELCOME NEW MEMBERS
 
 
 
 
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Happy Fair Season!
 
 
      
 
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