Minnesota's Legacy

Vietnam Vets Program

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,368
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Pennington County Fair Association
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
December 2011
End Date
July 2012
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Pennington
Pennington
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
$7,368
Other Funds Leveraged
$1,228
Direct expenses
$7,368
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Track attendance.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Approximately 475-500 people attended the program; about 125-150 of those participating were Vietnam veterans.

Source of Additional Funds

Pennington County Fair Association

Recipient Board Members
Curt Howe
Mike Sorteberg
Floyd Erickson
Linnae Enge
Ray Safranski
Laverne Hamre
Project Overview

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.

Project Manager
First Name
Ray
Last Name
Safranski
Organization Name
Pennington County Fair Association
Phone
218-683-5132
Email
rbscpa@mncable.net