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Posted on: October 11, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Park County Board of County Commissioners Honors Park County Fair Board Members and Staff

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Park County, CO – Leaders from Park County came together yesterday, October 10, 2023 to recognize and commend the remarkable contributions and dedication of the Park County Fair Board members and Barbie Garnett, Park County Colorado State University Extension Director.

The event celebrated the Fair Board’s hard work in making the Park County Fair which took place on July 7 to 16, 2023, a resounding success. The evening began with a heartwarming pasta dinner hosted by the Board of County Commissioners, and was a fitting setting for the community to express gratitude for the exceptional efforts put forth by these individuals. Chair Mitchell and Commissioner Wissel expressed their appreciation, emphasizing the importance of these individuals' dedication to the success of the Park County Fair. The commissioners acknowledged that it is the Board Members’ effort that make the fair such a wonderful and cherished Park County event for both children and adults alike.

The following Fair Board members were honored during the event:

  • Johnny Green (President)
  • Britt Stubblefield (Vice President)
  • John Everest (Treasurer)
  • Emily Bowers (Secretary)
  • Jason Gemmer
  • Adam Shirley
  • Chet Lawrence
  • Tara Zuber
  • Nicole McChesney

In addition to the Fair Board members, Barbie Garnett, Park County Colorado State University Extension Director, was recognized and celebrated for her outstanding leadership and contributions to the community. In addition, MacKenzie Rohman, Park County Fair Coordinator, is also recognized for her hard work and contributions to making the fair such a success!

For more information about the Park County Fair and other community events, please visit


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