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RRVF receives international recognition

Members of the Red River Valley Fair Association attending the national convention include: back row:  Bob Buresh, Bryan Schulz (General Manager), Susan Hogen (Executive Committee), Darnell Lundstrom (Executive Committee), Bill Hoffmann (President, Executive Committee); front row:  Marcene Hoffmann, Renee Atkinson (Executive Committee), Jodi Buresh (Assistant General Manager), Judy Lundstrom, and Lois Sullivan (Executive Committee). Submitted photo

The Red River Valley Fair Association received numerous international awards at the International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE) conference held in Las Vegas, Nev., Nov. 27 - Dec. 1, involving three areas of recognition - Agriculture, Communication and Competitive.

The Fair received four first place and four second place awards in the Agricultural of Excellence Division; three third place awards in Communication; and a first place and three third place awards in the Competitive division.

The 2012 Red River Valley Fair will be held July 10-15 at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds in West Fargo, North Dakota. More information is available on their website at or by calling the Fair office at 701-282-2200.