Minnesota's Legacy

MN Cultural Exhibit Viewing Improvement Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,783
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Becker County Agricultural Society
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
April 2013
End Date
October 2013
Counties Affected
Becker
Becker
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
Robert Sonnenberg, Keith Sonnenberg, Lowell Jorgenson, Dustin Dahring, Shawn Eckert, Amy Jorgenson, Adam Lage, Sharon Leegard, Matt Moore, DeWayne Myhre, Travis Schauer, Vanessa Warling, Roger Winter
Project Overview

To expand and enhance Becker County Fair's fine arts display area by adding and improving display cases and lighting. Display cases will feature handiwork that is indicative of the area's culture, exhibit historical photos, American Indian fine art, and indigenous floral arrangements.

Project Manager
First Name
Amy
Last Name
Jorgenson
Organization Name
Becker County Agricultural Society
Phone
(218) 847-8407