Norman County Fair Youth Interactive Art Day and Senior Americana Day

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,783
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Norman County Fair
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
In Progress
Start Date
June 2013
End Date
June 2013
Counties Affected
Norman
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
Gerrie Aasland, Dean Hanson, Greg Peterson, Nikie Ambushi, Dave Jenson, Steve Petry, Jim Birkemeyer, Pete Kappes, Dennis Riepe, Rachel Brandt, Tom Melin, Mike Roquet, Perry Ellingson, Don Merkens, Mike Sorenson, Wayne Gwin, Danette Gwin, Jay Merkens, Craig Steen, Jessie Olson, David Steen, Glen Visser
Project Overview

To offer arts and educational opportunities for youth and seniors of Norman County. The Norman County Fair will offer several interactive arts and educational workshops including tie dying, a singing and dancing event called “Penny and Pals,” and a glass blowing demonstration. The fair will also feature a folk band and a draft horse exhibition.

Project Manager
First Name
Don
Last Name
Merkins
Organization Name
Norman County Fair
Phone
(218)784-4984
Email
Dmerkens52@hotmail.com