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Blue Ribbon Foundation Scholarship Program – Apply by March 6th!

The Blue Ribbon Foundation is proud to once again be offering two scholarship opportunities for children and grandchildren of Western Fairs Association members. Two $2,500 scholarships are available; one for a child or grandchild of a service member, and one for a child or grandchild of permanent fair staff. With money raised throughout 2014 and  Continue Reading »

WFA Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

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

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 »