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Governor Marks 100th Celebration of the Wyoming State Fair

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Governor Mead congratulates Wyoming families whose farms and ranches have been in their family for 100 years or more during the Centennial Farm and Ranch Awards on Aug. 18 at the State Fair in Douglas.

8/10/2012 

OFFICE OF GOVERNOR MATT MEAD
State Capitol
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Ph. (307) 777-7437


August 10, 2012


******FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE******

Contact:
Renny MacKay
Communications Director
renny.mackay@wyo.gov


Governor Marks the Beginning of the 100th Celebration of the Wyoming State Fair

CHEYENNE, Wyo. –  The Wyoming State Fair starts Saturday in Douglas. This year marks the 100th State Fair in Wyoming history. Governor Matt Mead and his family will be participating in events during the fair and urge others to join them.

“The State Fair is a remarkable event that allows people from Wyoming to gather and celebrate our heritage and put an emphasis on our history,” Governor Mead said. “Generations of families have attended and competed at this fair and after 100 years it continues to be a most significant event in Wyoming. The incredible family and community involvement through the years shows how much this state values agriculture and reflects the role farming and ranching play across Wyoming.”

Governor Mead thanks the many sponsors and volunteers who have helped make this 100th Anniversary possible. The Wyoming State Fair started in 1905, but missed seven years for various reasons.

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