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Fair Board Holds Open House For New Building

 

(Le Mars) -- Nearly 200 people attended the open house hosted by the Plymouth County Fairboard last evening as the fairboard showcased their newly constructed livestock pavillion facility.  The fairboard served pork burgers and hamburgers to the gathering.  Many people were overheard sharing compliments of the new 150 foot by 100 foot E-P-S building built by Sitzmann Construction of Le Mars.  Despite the hot temperatures, attendees noticed the air movement within the facility.  Fairboard President Tony Schroeder welcomed the crowd and discussed why the decision was made to construct a new facility.

 

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Schroeder says pedestrian safety was a major consideration for the location of the new barn.

 

 

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The fairboard president explained to the gathering as to how the new facility will be used.

 

 

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The new barn has three eight-foot wide concrete paved isles for better accessibility for handicapped.  It has plenty of available space for the housed animals.  Every five feet is an electrical outlet capable of handling exhibitors fans and misting sprayers. The barn is equipped with removable brackets to hold those fans and misting sprayers, and new portable pens have been installed for the sheep and goat exhibits. As part of the open house events, This year's fair royalty candidates were on hand and introduced themselves.

 

 

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