Food for Thought – 2024 Fair News

July 5, 2024

Another great Fair on the River is will end soon.. Thank you to all the volunteers for helping make this a success. Especially, thanks for all your help registering entries and caring for the exhibits during the week.

Thanks to all the Smith County residents who exhibited their goods. Both the residents and the Family and community Education, FCE members showed their talent by all the awards they won. A special congratulations to Night Owls FCE club for winning the Hallie Mai Clemons FCE award of $100 for the FCE club with the most entries. There were 11 Best of Show Awards presented.

Family and Consumer Sciences, FCS exhibits Best of Show winners were:

Photography- Kay Bennett

Heirlooms- Vicki Lankford

Floriculture- Jessie Goad

Canning- Lisa Harville

Cooking- Lisa Maberry

Sewing- Jennifer Byrnes Blubaugh

Fine Arts Amateur- Cindy Leason

Fine Arts Professional- Chanda Wood

Crafts- Ronald Schneider

Quilts- Lisa Smith

Needlecraft- Benita Lane

In addition to Best of Show Prizes, a $10 premium check was given. Thanks to our wonderful FCS exhibit sponsors: Flowers by Leanne (Leanne Hesson); Granville Bed & Breakfast (Randall and Peggy Clemons) (3); Stan Webster in memory of Edith Stanton Webster; Carol Webster in memory of Beatrice Webster; Janice Lynch in memory of Sina Lancaster; The Holliman Children in memory of Mack and Dot Holliman; Elmwood/ Chestnut Md. FCE in memory of Marcia Tisdale (2); and Justin and Mary Draper in memory of Edward Massey Sr. I hope everyone will start planning now on what they want to enter in next year’s fair!

Pineapple Lemonade

1 cup cold water

3 cups cold water

1 46 oz can of chilled pineapple juice

2 cans of Sprite

Mix all together and enjoy.

Submitted by: Judy Long, Gordonsville FCE Club