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2017 Hall of Fame

2017-06-30T20:10:01+00:00 February 1st, 2017|MAFE Events|

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(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 (Saginaw County Fair), Clifford Sterns (Monroe County); Ivan Arnold, Arnold Amusements; Joe Skerbeck, Skerbeck Entertainment Group; James Elliott, Elliott’s Amusements LLC; LC & Jackie Scramlin, Oakland County Fair; […]

Volunteer of the Year

2017-06-30T20:10:06+00:00 February 1st, 2017|MAFE Events|

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 2016 winners are:
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Overall Volunteer of the Year Award winner Nancy Koehler, Saline Community Fair; Steve […]

2017 Heritage Award Winners

2017-06-30T20:10:06+00:00 February 1st, 2017|MAFE Events|

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.

In order to be eligible to receive this award, recipients must have a minimum of 10 years of […]

REMINDER: Don’t forget MDARD 120 Day Reports

2014-11-12T13:55:35+00:00 September 20th, 2014|MAFE Events, MDARD Update|

If your fair has not done already, please send your 120 day Financial Report to Cinda Karlik at the Michigan Dept of Agriculture & Rural Development. All fairs are required to submit these reports. Below are links to each documet.

14 – year end reports letter

14 – 120 day report

14 – annual statistics

14 – annual update form

14 – confirmation of fair dates

14 – financial statement -120 day report

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Mark your calendar for the 2015 Convention!

2014-09-04T14:29:39+00:00 September 4th, 2014|MAFE Events|

The 130th MAFE Convention is right around the corner so mark your calendar!

Location: Amway Grand Plaza, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Date: January 8-10, 2015

Convention materials will be available the end of September so check back for more information. For immediate information contact Lisa Reiff at 517-317-4544 or mifairs@gmail.com.

2014 year end report documents

2017-06-30T20:11:13+00:00 September 2nd, 2014|MAFE Events, MDARD Update|

Materials to file fair end of year reports for 2014 are now available. The following documents can be found here.

120 Day Report
2014 Year End Report letter
2014 Annual Statistics
2014 Annual Update form
Confirmation of Fair Dates
2014 Transmittal Form
2014 financial statement – 120 day report (excel format)

If you have questions please contact Cinda Karlik at 517-284-5723 or karlikc@michigan.gov.