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Thank You For Attending the 2012 Annual Exchange Club Fair of Southwest Georgia

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Staff Reports
Albany, GA  – This past week, November 6 – 11, the 66th Annual Exchange Club Fair of Southwest Georgia was host to crowds, delicious fair food, a demolition derby, exhibits and even their own version of Barney of Mayberry. Attendance was up to an impressive 35,000+ people over the six-day event. It’s hard to believe it is over, but as the crowds part a big thanks goes to everyone who attended, sponsored and supported the annual event.

Here is a breakdown of 2012’s 1st – 3rd place 4-H and FFA winners:
Community Large Booths
First Place (Prize: $400) – Boy Scout Troop 15
Second Place (Prize: $300) – Live Oak Leaders
Third Place (Prize: $200) – Young Marines
School Large Booths
First Place (Prize $500) - Lee County Elementary School
Second Place (Prize $450) – Calhoun County 4-H
Third Place (Prize $400) – Irwin County 4-H
4-H Mini Booths Class 1
First Place Winners Prize $40
Elizabeth Day of Pulaski County
Savannah Padgett of Decatur County
Jessica Cliett of Terrell County
4-H Mini Booths Class 2
First Place Winners (Prize $40)
Laura Hardin of Worth County
Miller Hayes of Decatur County
Jannah Brown of Pulaski County
Second Place Winners (Prize $30)
Aaliyah Gilbert of Randolph County
Anders Austinson of Decatur County
Christopher Harris of Webster County
Third Place Winners (Prize $25)
Lamont Christian of Clay County
Hayden Ashley of Calhoun County
Alex Whitaker of Seminole County
4-H Mini Booths Class 4
First Place Winners (Prize $40)
Rachael Edwards of Calhoun County
Amelia Day of Pulaski County
Alena Smith of Pulaski County
Second Place Winners (Prize $30)
Grace Ann Hardin of Worth County
Tiffany Widdon of Webster County
Autumn Tillman of Worth County
Third Place Winners (Prize $25)
Jebediah Cliett of Terrell County
Samuel Smith of Pulaski County
Amber Smith of Lee County
FFA Mini Booths Class 1
First Place Winner (Prize $40)
Nashika Austin of Dougherty County
Taylor Popp/Hope Parkerson of Tift County
Second Place Winner (Prize $30)
Karly Fuller/Alexis Radcliff of Colquitt County
Third Place Winner (Prize $25)
Christy Crosby/Karsten Spradley of Colquitt County
FFA Mini Booths Class 2
First Place Winner (Prize $40)
Brenin Davis of Colquitt County
FFA Mini Booths Class 3
First Place Winner (Prize $40)
Kanji Harris of Dougherty County
Hannah Walden of Colquitt County
Second Place Winner (Prize $30)
Anna Sutton of Colquitt County
Brittanni Whitehead
Third Place Winner (Prize $25)
Caitlyn Meadows of Colquitt County
FFA Mini Booths Class 4
First Place Winner (Prize $40)
Gabby White/Katie Newman of Colquitt County
Second Place Winner (Prize $30)
Katie Beth Tucker/Anna Parker of Colquitt County
Third Place Winner (Prize $25)
FFA Mini Booths Class 5
First Place Winner (Prize $40)
Brett Carlton/Matthew Crumley of Tift County
Second Place Winner (Prize $30)
Schareeka Lawrence of Randolph County
Third Place Winner (Prize $25)
James Dorman/Lori Jordan of Tift County
4-H Scarecrow Contest
Section 1 – 5th Grade Cloverleaf Family Scarecrow
First Place (Prize $40) Dianah Anderson of Dougherty County
Second Place Briana Grant of Randolph County
Section 2 – 6th Grade Cloverleaf Family Scarecrow
First Place (Prize $30) Myles Byrom of Dougherty County
Section 3 – Junior Family Scarecrow
First Place (Prize $40) Naomi Knight of Worth County
Second Place (Prize $30) Micaela Knight of Worth County
Section 4 – Senior Family Scarecrow
First Place (Prize $40) Christopher Harris of Webster County
Congratulations to all of this year’s winners!
This year was host to an array of entertainment including musical entertainment, the Buffalo Barfield Show, Rockn’ A Ranch Petting Zoo, Chase’s Racing Pigs, Barney of Mayberry, Club & School Exhibits, livestock shows, delicious fair food, over 35 rides and a lot of great people.
An extra big thank you goes out to the fair’s sponsors. Without their support, the fair wouldn’t be possible.
2012 Annual Exchange Club Fair Sponsors:
B-100FM, Budweiser, Moe’s Southwest Grill, Fox 31, Harvey’s Supermarkets, Homerun Foods, McDonalds, Swain Equipment, Little Caesars, WALB10 News, WJIZ 96.3 and Walgreens
For more information on event sponsors, visit www.exchangeclubfair.org/sponsors.
Already Preparing For 2013:
Next year’s 67th Annual Exchange Club Fair of Southwest Georgia is officially is scheduled for November 5 – 10, 2013.
If you have any questions regarding the 66th Annual Exchange Club Fair, visit www.ExchangeClubFair.org or contact Skip Nichols at (229) 809-0231 or Larry Griffin at (229) 344-5004. You can also follow them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/albanyfair and Twitter at www.twitter.com/albanyfair.
The Exchange Club Fairgrounds are located at 810 South Westover Road at Oakridge Drive in Albany, GA.
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