December 2010

2011 State Fair of West Virginia Themed “It’s All Here!”

LEWISBURG, WV (12/13/2010) — State Fair officials have unveiled the 2011 State Fair theme – “It’s All Here!” Dates for West Virginia’s largest multi-day family celebration are August 12th through the 20th. Fair manager, Marlene Pierson-Jolliffe stated, “There is nothing better than thinking about summer fun when “old man winter” comes to town! Our 2011 State Fair will showcase the best of West Virginia and feature the state’s most diverse entertainment lineup, incredible new free entertainment for all age groups, the largest carnival midway in the mid-Atlantic and the best agricultural classroom around! A glimpse at 2011 includes a sand sculpture depicting the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War, alligator wrestling, the return of the dairy cattle birthing center and new evening parades. ”

The State Fair has been designated a Top 100 event for 2011 by the American Bus Association. Details on entertainment, ticketing and competitions can be found at www.statefairofwv.com

The State Fair of West Virginia, with an $8.9 million dollar economic impact on Greenbrier County, is a 501 3 non-profit corporation committed to the traditions of agriculture, family entertainment, and education.

Contact Information
Marlene Pierson-Jolliffe, 304-645-1090

2011 State Fair Scholarship Applications Now Available

LEWISBURG, WV (12/13/2010)(readMedia)– The State Fair of West Virginia, in association with corporate, civic, and individual contributors is pleased to announce that five scholarships are being offered to individuals who have participated in one or more of the following areas at the State Fair:

  1. State Fair Junior Show – market animals, purebred animals and dairy.
  2. Equine Programs – State Fair’s Open Horse Show or Junior Horse and Pony Show.
  3. 4-H and FFA Youth Exhibit Program – 4-H and FFA Underwood Youth Center.

Applicants must be pursuing a vocational trade, associate or bachelor degree. All applicants must have participated in the junior livestock show, equine show or 4-H and FFA Youth exhibit program within the previous five (5) years.

ALL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY MARCH 4, 2011.

Applications are available online at www.statefairofwv.com or by contacting the State Fair office at 304-645-1090, email todd@statefairofwv.com or State Fair of West Virginia, P.O. Drawer 986, Lewisburg, WV 24901.

The State Fair of West Virginia, with an $8.9 million dollar economic impact on Greenbrier County, is a 501 © 3 non-profit corporation committed to the traditions of agriculture, family entertainment, and education. For more information, please visit www.statefairofwv.com.

2011 State Fair of West Virginia Themed “It’s All Here!”

 

 

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LEWISBURG, WV (12/13/2010)(readMedia)– State Fair officials have unveiled the 2011 State Fair theme – “It’s All Here!” Dates for West Virginia’s largest multi-day family celebration are August 12th through the 20th. Fair manager, Marlene Pierson-Jolliffe stated, “There is nothing better than thinking about summer fun when “old man winter” comes to town! Our 2011 State Fair will showcase the best of West Virginia and feature the state’s most diverse entertainment lineup, incredible new free entertainment for all age groups, the largest carnival midway in the mid-Atlantic and the best agricultural classroom around! A glimpse at 2011 includes a sand sculpture depicting the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War, alligator wrestling, the return of the dairy cattle birthing center and new
evening parades. ”

The State Fair has been designated a Top 100 event for 2011 by the American Bus Association. Details on entertainment, ticketing and competitions can be found at www.statefairofwv.com

The State Fair of West Virginia, with an $8.9 million dollar economic impact on Greenbrier County, is a 501 3 non-profit corporation committed to the traditions of agriculture, family entertainment, and education.

2011 State Fair Scholarship Applications Now Available

 

 

LEWISBURG, WV (12/13/2010)(readMedia)– The State Fair of West Virginia, in association with corporate, civic, and individual contributors is pleased to announce that five scholarships are being offered to individuals who have participated in one or more of the following areas at the State Fair:

1. State Fair Junior Show – market animals, purebred animals and dairy.

2. Equine Programs – State Fair’s Open Horse Show or Junior Horse and Pony Show.

3. 4-H and FFA Youth Exhibit Program – 4-H and FFA Underwood Youth Center.

Applicants must be pursuing a vocational trade, associate or bachelor degree. All applicants must have participated in the junior livestock show, equine show or 4-H and FFA Youth exhibit program within the previous five (5) years.

ALL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY MARCH 4, 2011.

Applications are available online at www.statefairofwv.com or by contacting the State Fair office at 304-645-1090, email todd@statefairofwv.com or State Fair of West Virginia, P.O. Drawer 986, Lewisburg, WV 24901.

The State Fair of West Virginia, with an $8.9 million dollar economic impact on Greenbrier County, is a 501 © 3 non-profit corporation committed to the traditions of agriculture, family entertainment, and education. For more information, please visit www.statefairofwv.com.

2011 Dates Announced for August 12-20th

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