Every fair has those volunteers that for many years have been a huge part of the success of their fair. The MAFE board awards the Heritage Award to honor our state’s outstanding long term volunteers. Fairs couldn’t last without volunteers and the special people that do it year after year need a special award to say thank you.
Congratulations to the MAFE scholarship winners! Each year MAFE gives away five (5) $1,000 scholarships to outstanding youth involved in the Michigan fair industry. This year we received more than 115 outstanding applications.
MAFE Scholarship winners (Left to right): Shelby Talsma, Marquette County Fair; Serenity Tyll, Oakland County Fair; Jenna Beeker, St. Joseph County Grange Fair; Megan Miller, Van Buren Youth Fair, Victoria Kubin, Van Buren Youth Fair; and Ric […]
In its second year the MAFE Hall of Fame Award winners were announced at the 131st annual convention. This program is designed to recognize the service rendered to fairs, festivals and our industry by individual who have devoted their time and talents for no less than 20 years. Recognition of this award took place during the general session at the MAFE Convention.
Inductees included Fair Officials both current and present, Associates who […]
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 represent close to $8.6 million annually in time, talents and in-kind contributions to Fairs.
The 2015 winners are: