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I am sure by now you have heard about the heart wrenching events that occurred on Saturday night. But sometimes it is in times of pain and tragedy like we involved with the state fair have experience, that we should come together and remember what a blessings we still have within our community.
In Indiana we are so lucky to have a State Fair still. Many state have had to cut or downsize their state fairs due to budgetary reasons. But, not in Indiana.
Indiana still celebrates it strong agricultural base. Yep, event thought many people think of the concerts and midway, the fair is about so much more to the people who make the fair happen. The fair is really about being able to touch and learn about how food is grown. Like the activities in horticulture building do for the kids.
The fair is about showing animals to many. And this week many youth were in place and ready to show their animals on Sunday. However, another lesson was going to be learned for them. Sometimes things don’t happen as planned. For some 4-H members who were showing for their final time in 4-H loaded up their animals and headed home without ever showing. I am sure they were teary eyed but yet they understood that their loss didn’t even compare to the loss others had experienced the day prior. But that doesn’t mean the fair still isn’t all about the animals still.
And in the Home and Family Arts Building you can see the Lucas Oil Stadium made from Lego pieces. That’s right Legos!
And let’s nor forget the royalty you will see. You have the State Fair Queen and…