STANISLAUS COUNTY FAIR ANNOUNCES CEO TRANSITION

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Jose Piña
Marketing Manager
(209) 668-1333 ext. 340 – Office

For Immediate Release:

December 14, 2022

STANISLAUS COUNTY FAIR ANNOUNCES CEO TRANSITION

Turlock, CA (December 14, 2022) – The Stanislaus County Fair announced today that Matt Cranford has informed The Fair Board of Directors of his intention to resign his position as Chief Executive Officer to pursue other Fair/Event related opportunities at the California Exposition and State Fair.

“We are excited and sad at the same time for Matt Cranford, as he will leave the Stanislaus County Fair at the end of December 2022. Matt has been a huge part of the Turlock Fairgrounds and will deeply be missed by his community and coworkers,” commented Board President, Ray Souza.

 Matt has been with the Stanislaus County Fair for over 7 years and during his tenure the fair has been a huge success with his expertise and knowledge. He flourishingly saw the fair through the pandemic, dramatically increased the use of the fairgrounds for community events and had one of the most successful Fairs ever this past July. 

At a special board meeting on Tuesday, December 13, the Board unanimously voted to approve Kim Williams as the Interim CEO.  Kim has been an employee with the Fair since 2010 and will help guide the fair through the transition to a new CEO.  “Kim’s experience of the fair and the operations of the facility will be a benefit as the board looks for a new CEO” stated President Souza.

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The mission of the Stanislaus County Fair is to provide a family and community-oriented experience promoting agriculture, entertainment, and technology.

REPLACEMENT HEIFER APPLICATION DEADLINES

For more information contact:
Jose Piña
Marketing Manager
(209) 668-1333 ext. 340 – Office

For Immediate Release:

December 15, 2022

REPLACEMENT HEIFER APPLICATION DEADLINES

Turlock, CA (December 15, 2022) – Are you ready to make new memories at the Best of 209 Gold award-winning Stanislaus County Fair??

First step to making those memories, get those Replacement Heifer applications and entries in! Since our Replacement Heifer show and sale is one of the largest in the state, we wanted to give our exhibitors plenty of time so they can be part of it! The 55th Annual Replacement Heifer Sale will take place on Sunday, July 9th at 1 p.m.

Replacement Heifer applications for the 2023 Stanislaus County Fair are due in the livestock office and can be turned in from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. on Monday, February 20th or Tuesday, February 21st.

For registration forms and complete rules and requirements please go to www.stancofair.com or come to the Stanislaus County Fair Livestock office at 900 N. Broadway, Turlock, or call (209) 632-2557.

The 2023 Stanislaus County Fair is July 7-16. Discounted Fair admission tickets, unlimited ride wristbands, and the Fair season pass will be on sale beginning Saturday, April 22, 2023. Visit www.stancofair.com to find information on fair entertainment, local exhibits and livestock.

To receive future Fair announcements follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/stancofair, Twitter and Instagram @stancofair.

The mission of the Stanislaus County Fair is to provide a family and community-oriented experience promoting agriculture, entertainment, and technology.