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Monthly Archives: November 2014

Service Member Receives Top Honor – Barham Award Winner Announced

Written on November 26, 2014 at 12:00 am, by

Congratulations to Ovations Fanfare, LP, the recipient of the prestigious Western Fairs Association Barham Award. “The Ovations team stepped outside of their regular food and beverage role to help capture a unique opportunity for the California State Fair, the Sacramento community and, of course, their own operation,” said WFA President Pat Kress. “This is exactly  Continue Reading »

WFA Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

Written on November 15, 2014 at 5:59 pm, by

Two WFA veterans will be inducted into the Hall of Fame at the upcoming Convention in Reno. Salinas Valley Fair Director Paul Beckett and Nevada County Fair CEO Sandy Woods will share the podium as members of Western Fairs celebrate their contributions to the fair industry. Both have spent decades in service with Beckett starting  Continue Reading »

WFA Elects 2015 Leadership

Written on November 14, 2014 at 5:57 pm, by

At the November 10 board meeting, the following officers and area directors were confirmed for 2015. Troy Bowers, Amador County Fair CEO, will serve as WFA president. Barbara Quaid, Ventura County Fair CEO, moves into the vice president position, and Joe Anderson, Napa Valley Expo CEO, will serve as treasurer. Lauri King, Big Fresno Fair  Continue Reading »