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Livestock ready for start of community fair
Trinity Standard - September 2008

TRINITY – Trinity 4-H and FFA members are ready with 40 livestock entries when the 59th Annual Trinity Community Fair opens next week.

The students have devoted much of their summer vacations to caring for the animals and are hoping to be rewarded at the fair’s livestock auction set for 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20.

A reception for livestock buyers, under the direction of Regina Rodriguez, will be held at 5:30 p.m. Saturday in the Trinity Community Center Annex prior to the auction. A fajita dinner is being catered by Roland Kane of Trinity Café.

During the reception, the rules for the auction will be reviewed, including the requirement that payment for the animals must be made at the time of the auction.

Anyone who is not currently registered as a buyer who would like to participate should call Auction Chair Jolie Lane at 662-5082 for information.

The fair will get underway on Friday, Sept. 19, with the judging of the market animals starting at 9 a.m. in the show arena.

The judging of other non-commercial entries into the fair – ranging from needlecraft and art to home baking and canning – will get underway at 10 a.m. inside the Trinity Community Center.

Fair officials also have announced that the fair catalogs have arrived and are being distributed to supporters. A limited number also will be available at the Trinity Peninsula Chamber of Commerce’s information booth located inside the exhibit hall.

Theme for this year’s fair is “Our Brand of Fun” and anyone wishing to participate may contact the following people for information:

• Commercial booths: Julia McMichael at (936) 537-5219

• Non-commercial exhibits: Jaimie Gentry at 662-9717; fine arts: Irene Sanders or Penny Willmann at 594-3501

• Fair Queen: Terry Adams at 581-3133

• Parade: Kim Wheeless at 661-1568

• Fair Board President Buddy Johnson at 662-4175

• or email trinityfair@gmail.com.

A complete schedule of event for the fair will be published in next week’s edition of the Trinity Standard.










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