Lyon County Fair Minnesota Heritage Programming

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,783
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Lyon County Fair
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
In Progress
Start Date
July 2013
End Date
August 2013
Counties Affected
Lyon
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
Paul Verly, Wally Wichmann, Danielle Johnson, Deloris Richards, Dan Johnson, Kelly Hansen, Nicole Schierer, Shawn Jeremiason, Owen Prellwitz, Justin Schultz, Lori Schultz, Dick Richards, Betty Zinnel, Kari Whicmann
Project Overview

To offer a Minnesota history experience through exhibitions by the Timberworks Lumberjacks. Fairgoers will have an opportunity to learn more about logging history in Minnesota and watch demonstrations of crosscutting, log rolling, chopping, tree climbing, etc.

Project Manager
First Name
Dan
Last Name
Johnson
Organization Name
Lyon County Fair
Phone
(507)476-2351
Email
Ly_co_ag_society@yahoo.com