East Otter Tail Fiddle Contest and Barbershop Quartet

Project Details by Fiscal Year
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Perham Agricultural Society
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Start Date
April 2013
End Date
July 2013
Counties Affected
Otter Tail
Otter Tail
Project Overview

To provide quality arts and cultural programming to the East Otter Tail County Fair. The fair held a fiddle contest with three major divisions open to different ages and welcomed Heart O’Lakes Harmony Barbershop Choir and Quartet to the stage. The purpose of the arts and cultural events is to create a multicultural and generational awareness of different talents in Minnesota.

Competitive Grant Making Body
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of MN, Article 4, Section 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: (2) $700,000 each year for a competitive Arts and Cultural Heritage Grants Program-County Fairs. The commissioner shall award grants for the development or enhancement of county fair facilities or other projects or programs that provide access to the arts, arts education, or agricultural, historical, and cultural heritage programs, including but not limited to agricultural education centers, arts buildings, and performance stages.

Recipient Board Members
Pete Zavadil, Diane Sazama, Rita Riestenberg, Todd Steeke, William Rose, Eugene Jahnke, Edwin Keil, Ken Rosen, Curt Osterfeld, Monique Roosow, Jason Bachmann, Kristine Moltzan, Gary White, Eric Spencer, Karen Gorentz
Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Perham Agricultural Society
Administered By
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625 Robert Street North
St. Paul, MN 55155

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