Larimer County Fair & Rodeo
June 24, 2009
Meeting Called to Order at 7:01 p.m. by:
Mike Adams, Chairman
Approval of May meeting minutes:
Motion to approve May meeting minutes voted on and passed.
o None – attending 4-H Conference
Chairman’s Topics: Mike Adams
§ Jr. Livestock Sale
o Greg Melick reported at the last Jr. Livestock meeting some concerns came up about Parade of Champions during rodeo. After some discussion it was decided that Gregg will talk with Loren Maxey about obtaining necessary equipment.
§ Animal Welfare
§ “Tough Enough to Wear Pink”
o Alan Rankin reported that they have a web site detailing all fund raising events.
Guest Services: Myrna Rodenberger
Extension: Laurel Kubin
Rodeo: Steve Humann
Ranch Updates: Coordinators
o Passed around a mock up of the Fair schedule tri-fold. Will be going to print soon.
o Kiddie Ranchland- coming along
o “Toast to Agriculture” invitations going out.
o Stroller area in the works
o “Cheers for 5 Year’s” event in development
o “Build a Barn” plaques fund raiser –need donated auction items for scholarship fund raiser.
o Passed out copies of the main stage activities.
o Announced many of the other various entertainment
o Jax will be sponsoring the “Timberworks” show
o CSU Day-Tony Frank, president will give a speech. He has asked all department heads to get involved. Cam the Ram will make an appearance. Ice Cream Social from noon to 2:30. Don Svedman has donated a belt buckle and a bola to be presented to Mr. Frank. Several other entertaining events planned.
o Many of the same major activities as 2008 just some changes in their schedule
o Meeting with Wendy to discuss barn requests changes
o Dixie Gibbens will be organizing the Bucket Calf competition. They will need an indoor venue.
o Introduced new marketing coordinator Amy White
o Listed various media and print promotions
o Producing a press kit
o Stories to pitch, great help from Don Svedman
o Posters for Fair and Rodeo ready for distribution
o Sponsorships up from this time last year
o Nordy’s will supply gift certificates for the parade judges and also the ham for the pancake breakfast.
Other/New Business: Mike Adams
Old Business: None
Motion to adjourn meeting made by:
Motion seconded by:
Respectfully submitted by: