Thanks sent to many for a successful fair

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As new members of the Carroll County Fair Board, Christin Michelle Stoops and I would like to take this opportunity to thank some individuals who helped make our 2011 county fair a huge success.

First of all, to every participant and contestant who entered any one of our events, from the derbies to the pageants, we are thankful to all that participated.

Next, to Kissel Entertainment for providing top of the line rides and attractions. Also, for providing safe, clean, exciting new rides and games. You have made a lasting impression on our community, and only positive feedback has been received about your first year with our fair. Thank you for your services; we hope to have you again next year.

We would also like to thank every member of the Carroll County Fair Board for your countless hours of volunteering, unpaid dedication and undying enthusiasm for you community and fair. To the following individuals for all your help and support: Kevin Craig, Jill Sachleben, Alice Marsh, Melanie Stewart, Tammy McBurney, Sam Burgess, Greg Davis, Tom Lindsay, Karen Day, Matt Wright, Mike Cutshaw, Dave Jonhson, Garlena Wilkerson, Connie Aaron, Pat Butcher, Rhonda Crutcher, Carolyn Jones, Mark Kyle, Angie Lawrence, Chris Moore, Norman Rassman, Rob Riley, Jamie Sanders, Linda Smith, David Wallace, Dave Wilkerson, Larry Willhoite, Christina McArter, Gene McMurry, David Weed, Dwight Hamilton, Mike Humphrey, Tony Meadows, Roger Simmons and Mark Lewis. There are so many people that deserve thanks, we hope we did not forget anyone. Special thanks also goes out to all members of the Family Worship Center for lending volunteers as well. Thank you to our family members that lent a hand every night of the fair as well, Ben and Crystal Franklin and Denia Stoops, we couldn’t have done it without you.

Also, appreciation goes to the Tobacco Festival Committee and Carrollton Lion’s Club. Thanks for all your help with parking and the admission gate. Worthville Fire Department and Deaton Flooring, thank you for your services as well. Special thanks is also being sent to Mark Comley for eight years of dedication to our county fair, and for providing magic show entertainment during the nights of our fair.

A big overall thank you goes out to every community member that attended out fair, we appreciate your dedication to our local county fair, and hope that you enjoyed it as much as we did. Thank you all.

Hayley Franklin

Carroll County Fair Board member