Vietnam Vets Program
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;
Approximately 475-500 people attended the program; about 125-150 of those participating were Vietnam veterans.
Pennington County Fair Association
To provide a program to honor Vietnam Vets from Pennington County. The fair will host a musician to perform at the fair, and with the help of the VFW and local Legion/Auxiliary, hold a program to honor veterans.