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LARIMER COUNTY FAIR BOARD MEETING

7:00 p.m.  May 26, 2010

Ft. Collins Room

Public Comment: 

§  None

Meeting called to order at 7 p.m. by:  Mike Adams, Chairman 

      Delayed from April meeting –

Motion to approve March meeting minutes made by:

                Steve Humann

Motion seconded by:

                Pat Young

Motion to approve April meeting minutes made by:

                Pat Young

Motion seconded by:

                Larry Dunn    

Correspondence:

§        None

Presentations:

§     Queen’s – Lillie Parker reported that the Queen’s will be participating in Berthoud Days next month and they  have met with sponsor Tobacco Free Larimer County.

§  Ovations – No presentation

Chairman’s Topics:   Mike Adams

§  None

Committee Reports:  

§  Pancake Breakfast – Loren Maxey reported that committee will meet again in ten days.

§  Parade – Pat Young reported marketing is in order.  Insurance is ready to be turned in to City of Loveland.  Rules and cost structures for parade as approved by Executive Committee.

Liaison Reports:

§  Junior Livestock – Greg Melick absent- no report 

§  Animal Welfare –S. Fancher absent- no report

§  Tough Enough to Wear Pink – Alan Rankin reported that the May 8 breakfast at Applebee’s in Loveland raised $700.   The proceeds go to McKee Medical Breast Cancer Center.  McKee is also very supportive of the golf tournament and have sent out flyers.

§   Guest Services – Frank Marino absent-no report

Extension: 

§  Judges contracts to go out this week.  Premium book is online.  Open Class cards to be mailed out soon.  Premiums are now consistent across all projects.

Rodeo:  Steve Humann – no report

Ranch Update: 

§  2010 Fair Schedule – Lisa Lytle reported updated schedule is on line.  Music and demonstrations almost scheduled.

§  Building & Grounds – Liz Garcia reported we have 34 commercial vendors confirmed to date.  The vendor layout map is almost completed.  Parade entries are starting to come in also.

§  Arena Activities – Abby Powell reported THE MOUNTED SHOOTING DEMOS WILL BE Monday and Tuesday in the Longhorn Arena.

§  Entertainment – Lisa Lytle reported the on Sunday the bands will be mostly bluegrass.  Possible Dulcimer contest.  Friday night bonfire with band. CSU to become more involved.  Offering a birthday package for the Fair.  May be able to have a Farmer’s Market.

§     Marketing – Ryan Young

o  Comcast is doing bill inserts

o  Reporter Herald and Coloradoan putting in ad

o  News release going out soon

o  TV & Radio scripts soon

o  Billboards out July 25th

o  Wendy’s tray liners

o  Rodeo program

§     Sponsorship – Kathy Buttermore reported total to date is about $75,000 cash & trade.  41 sponsors committed at this time.

Other/New Business:

§     Passed out Fair camping applications

§     Decided that the July Fair Board meeting needed to be changed from July 28th to July 21st due to parade on the 28th.

 Old Business: 

§      Discussed work session and volunteer training meeting dates

Adjournment:

              Motion to adjourn meeting made by:  Steve Humann       

             Seconded by:  Pat Young    

             Meeting adjourned at 8:00

        Next Meeting:                                                     June 23, 2010

                                                                Ft. Collins Room ---7:00 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted by:  KL, Secretary

Recorded by: ms

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