Minnesota's Legacy

Lake County Fair Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Lake County Agricultural Society
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
In Progress
Start Date
February 2012
Activity Type
Counties Affected
Legal Citation / Subdivision
2011 Laws of Minnesota, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivison 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;

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Recipient Board Members
Mitchel and Rachel Bailey
Nick and Rena Ross
Ann, Roger and Ray Harrington
Melissa Leraan
Patricia Thums
Dan, Julie and Kayleigh Fogarty
Gayle Pierce
Tim Pierce
Paul and Darlene Maki
Ruth Gubrud
Dennis, JoAnn and Ashley Swensen
Nichel Townley
Stephen, Mary Louise and Aure Phillips
Mona Thums
Marion Cleveland
Thomas and Carmen McGregor
Betty Veness
Jane Wick
Shirley Johnson
Cathy Butler
Geraldine McKinney
Project Overview

To create a mural depicting Lake County's history, build a stage to accommodate performances, and provide a venue and supplies for painting, pottery, spinning, and other fine art workshops and demonstrations. Workshops and necessary supplies will be free to the public.

Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Lake County Agricultural Society
Street Address
1381 Fairground Road
Two Harbors
Zip Code