Anoka County Fair Marionette Show

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,783
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Anoka County Fair
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
In Progress
Start Date
July 2013
End Date
July 2013
Counties Affected
Anoka
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of MN, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 10
Appropriation Language

These amounts are appropriated to the commissioner of agriculture for grants to county agricultural societies to enhance arts access and education and to preserve and promote Minnesota's history and cultural heritage as embodied in its county fairs. The grants shall be in addition to the aid distributed to county agricultural societies under Minnesota Statutes, section 38.02. The commissioner shall award grants as follows: (1) $700,000 each year distributed in equal amounts to each of the state's county fairs to enhance arts access and education and to preserve and promote Minnesota's history and cultural heritage

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,783
Recipient Board Members
Michael Ahlers, Mitch Coop, Dorna Helgeson, Scott Newberger, Jum Sweet, Jeff Boyd, Bernie Vevea, Eric Sjaarda, Rich Nordlund, Bob Fossum, Keith Hyovalti, Travis Thoreson, Marlyn Sjaarda, Jim Cote, Gary Wrobel
Project Overview

To provide comedy ventriloquism and variety marionette shows and provide accompanying workshops on the construction and use of sock puppets. Puppets are a powerful way of bringing story to life and appeal to adults and children alike. The show will stimulate imagination and allow children to learn through play.

Project Manager
First Name
Michael
Last Name
Ahlers
Organization Name
Anoka County Fair
Phone
(763)472-4070
Email
anokafair@aol.com