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100-thousand-dollar Donation To Fairgrounds

It’s likely the largest single donation of the year for the financially-ailing Nevada County Fairgrounds. The non-profit Fairgrounds Foundation has contributed another 100-thousand dollars toward capital improvement projects and maintenance. Foundation President Robin Hauk acknowledges it’s nearly depleted their reserves, but…

click to listen to Robin Hauk

Meanwhile, the Hauk says the Foundation will continue raising much-needed funds next year, with a goal of one-thousand memberships…

click to listen to Robin Hauk

You can be a Foundation or simply make a donation through the Nevada County Fair website. Fairgrounds CEO Patrick Eidman says they’ve lost almost 90-percent of their normal revenue stream this year. There have also been several fundraising events held by other organizations to help out.

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