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July 3, 2017

Tulare County Fair Announces Special Day for Veterans

TULARE – Veterans will be honored and able to learn about services available to them during a first-time Veterans Appreciation Day at the Tulare County Fair, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 14.

Local quilters are creating quilts to be presented to veterans on stage at noon on Veterans Appreciation Day. To nominate a veteran to receive a custom-designed quilt, visit www.tcfair.org. The nomination is due by Sept. 1.

Quilters are encouraged to participate, and to provide a 60-inch by 80-inch quilt for presentation. The selected veterans will also receive a quilt-carrier drawstring bag, made by local 4H students.

Community organizations that serve veterans and seniors are invited to have a free informational booth on Veterans Appreciation Day. The vendor application form is online at tcfair.org. Applications are due by Aug. 1.

For information on how to participate in the quilt project, contact Ronda Lindahl, 972-8179. For details regarding the free informational booths, contact Pamela Fyock at the Tulare County Fair, 686-4707.

The Tulare County Fair will run from Wednesday, Sept. 13, through Sunday, Sept. 17. For information, visit www.tcfair.org.