Foundation Newsletter, July, 2012
Thanks to our loyal Foundation members and supporters, the Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation has had another year of growth and progress. We’ve got big plans for the upcoming year, and we know that with your help and support, it will be just as successful....[more]
Press Release, August 1, 2011 --Heritage Lamb To Be Showcased At Junior Livestock Auction At The Nevada County Fair
2011 Heritage Lamb Being Raised by Paige Lampert. The 2011 Heritage Lamb will be showcased at the Junior Livestock Auction on Sunday, August 14, at the Nevada County Fair. Proceeds from the lamb will be used to assist the Foundation in its efforts to continue to improve the Fairgrounds. Raising the 2011 Heritage Lamb is 17-year-old Paige Lampert. Paige was chosen to raise the lamb because of her 4H experience in raising animals and for her leadership skills. Paige has been involved in 4H for 11 years. She has been raising market swine for seven years, and prior to that, as a junior member, she raised chickens and showed eggs. She is currently raising her first steer, Beef Wellington...[more]
Preparing for the Junior Livestock Auction on Sunday of the Fair are (from left to right): Bear River Ag teacher, Steve Paasch; Paige Lampert, who is raising the Heritage Lamb for the Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation; and Ed Mertens, Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation Board Member.
Foundation Newsletter, July 2011
The Nevada County Fairgrounds, like all fairgrounds in California, is facing financial burdens never faced before. The recent decision by the State of California to eliminate all fair funding, plus ask fairs to absorb additional charges by state agencies, has resulted in a negative financial impact of approximately $250,000 annually to the Fair...[more]
BBQ Dinner and Rodeo, Auguat 11 at 5:30pm, 2011
Tickets $35/person. RSVP by Monday, August 1. (530) 273-6217.....[more]
Foundation Newsletter, May 2011
What’s New at the Foundation? Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation Barbecue Dinner. Join us for our annual barbecue dinner and a night at the rodeo! This fun, popular event will be held on Thursday, August 11, at 6 pm. The barbecue dinner will be served on the VIP Patio at the Administration Office....[more]
Press Release, April 26, 2011 --Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation Makes Donation To Fairgrounds
Foundation makes donation to Fairgrounds to help repair damages caused during recent storms. Thanks to a successful fundraising year, the Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation recently made a donation of $30,000 to the Nevada County Fairgrounds to help pay for underground electrical repairs and two transformer replacements, which became necessary after the recent snow and rain storms. In addition to the transformers, the repairs will include new electrical wiring for providing primary power to a majority of the buildings on the Fairgrounds, including the RV Park, Tall Pines Nursery and the Main Street Building all of which are used year-round by the Fairgrounds and the community...[more]
Ed Scofield, President of the Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation, presents a $30,000 check to Fairgrounds CEO Sandy Woods. With the elimination of state funding to the Fairgrounds, the Foundation plays an increasingly critical role in supporting the Fairgrounds, especially with infrastructure projects.
Announcement, April 8, 2011 --Heritage Animal Application and Scholarship
Interested high school junior and seniors may apply to the Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation for a scholarship to raise a market lamb to be exhibited and sold at the 2011 Nevada County Fair at the Junior Livestock Auction.
Heritage Animal Application Form
Press Release, April 6, 2011 --Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation Fundraiser A Success
Thanks to Foothill Lions Club and the community for its support. The Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation’s first annual Cioppino Feed was a huge success, thanks to community support, a sold-out event, and a successful auction. Held last weekend at the Fairgrounds, Chef Arnie Romanello created and served his special 100-year-old recipe to a sold-out crowd...[more]
Members of the Foothill Lions Club, including Chef Arnie Romanello, prepare to serve to a sold-out crowd at the Nevada County Fairground Foundation’s first annual Cioppino Feed.
Public Service Announcement, March 10, 2011 --Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation To Host Crab Cioppino Feed
Join the Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation at its first annual Crab Cioppino Feed on Saturday, March 26 at 6 pm at Ponderosa Hall at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. For the event, Chef Arnie Romanello will create and serve his special 100-year-old recipe for all to enjoy. Dinner includes antipasto, all-you-can-eat Cioppino, salad, garlic bread and dessert. A no-host bar will also be available...[more]
Foundation Newsletter, July, 2010
What a year we had in 2009! The Nevada County Fairgrounds, using Foundation contributions, Fairgrounds reserves, and a loan from Citizens Bank of Northern California, started the Fair season with the construction of the beautiful Whitney Pavilion...[more]
Press Release, June 10, 2010 -- Nevada County Fairgrounds Receives Historic Preservation Award of Achievement and Recognition by California Heritage Council
The Nevada County Fairgrounds was recently recognized by the California Heritage Council (CHC) with an Award of Achievement and Recognition for historic preservation...[more]
California Heritage Council Board Chairman, John Hodges, and Director, Dr. Susan Walima, present an Historic Preservation Award of Achievement for the Nevada County Fairgrounds to Ed Scofield, Nevada County Supervisor and Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation President, and Sandy Woods, Nevada County Fairgrounds Chief Executive Officer, at the June 30 awards ceremony at the Saint Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco. The Nevada County Fairgrounds, established in 1937, was recognized for its natural beauty, expansive green lawns, hundreds of tall pine trees, and for the many community events that attract people from all over the country to Nevada County.
Press Release, June, 2009 -- Be Part of the New Livestock Pavilion
Have your name cast in bronze!
The Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation is sponsoring a special fundraising project the bronze plaque project to help finance the construction of the new Livestock Pavilion at the Nevada County Fairgrounds...[more]
Foundation Newsletter, July, 2009
What an exciting year this has been for the Nevada County Fairgrounds! If you visit this year’s Nevada County Fair, you’ll see why the new Livestock Pavilion has been built and it will be the home of the Junior Swine exhibit during the Fair, as well as provide a new show and sale ring for the Junior Livestock Auction...[more]
January 23, 2009
Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation Raises $4,000 From Fundraiser
January 7, 2009
Meadowlarks 4h Club Donates To Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation
Newsletter, December 2008
July 26, 2008
Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation Receives $25,000 Donation