Reminder – MDARD Livestock and Commodity Exposition Grant

February 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Reminder – MDARD Livestock and Commodity Exposition Grant

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development will again offer the Livestock and Commodity Exposition Competitive Grant. This grant will award, through a competitive grant process, a total of $20,000 to county fairs, regional fairs, [...]

Reminder – 2017 MDARD Capital Improvement Grant Program

February 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Reminder – 2017 MDARD Capital Improvement Grant Program

Materials for the 2017 Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development County Fairs Capital Improvement Grant Program are now available. Click the links below to download all grant related documents. County Fairs Capital Improvement Grant [...]

2017 Hall of Fame

February 1st, 2017|Comments Off on 2017 Hall of Fame

(Left to right) Steve Thelen, MAFE President; Carol Britten, Manchester Community Fair; Greg Dziewicki, Liberty Group Insurance; Warren Siebarth accepting on behalf of Harry Kelley (Hillsdale County Fair), Moxie Mulrooney (Saginaw County Fair), Eugene Budd [...]

Volunteer of the Year

February 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Volunteer of the Year

The Michigan Association of Fairs & Exhibitions recognizes that volunteers are the lifeblood of Fairs.  The annual Volunteer of the Year recognition program is designed to showcase the contributions made by volunteers throughout Michigan.  Volunteers [...]