Community Involvement Day Aug. 2

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 26, 2021

Contact: Patrick Eidman, CEO, Nevada County Fairgrounds

(530) 273-6217;

NEVADA COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS TEAM UP FOR COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT DAY ON AUGUST 2, 2021

Make a donation to local, participating non-profits and receive  a “buy one, get one” coupon for admission tickets to the Fair

“The Fair is Back in Town” and the Nevada County Fairgrounds is teaming up with local, nonprofit organizations – the Food Bank of Nevada County, Foothill Lions, Bright Futures for Youth, Story Club of Nevada County, Connecting Point, Karing Closet of Nevada County, Community Beyond Violence, Nevada County Diaper Project, Soroptimist International of Grass Valley’s White Barn Project, and Vitalant (formerly BloodSource) – on August 2, 2021 for Community Involvement Day. This is a day for members of the public to donate items to these participating nonprofit organizations, and in exchange, receive coupons for buy one, get one admission tickets to the Fair.  Or, donate blood to Vitalant on Community Involvement Day at the Nevada County Fair Blood Drive and receive a free admission ticket to the Fair. The organizations will be in Main Street Center at the Fairgrounds on Monday, August 2, 2021, from 1 – 6 pm, to receive donations of any of the items listed below.

Food Bank of Nevada County: Canned soups and canned fruit with easy open tops, granola bars, pasta, cereal, instant meals (dry soup, oatmeal packs and rice cups)
Foothill Lions: Used hearing aids or prescription eye glasses.

Bright Futures for Youth: Craft supplies (including watercolor paints, acrylic paints, canvases, paint brushes, markers – no beads or glitter, please); gift carts (grocery, gas, local stores, Kmart, JC Penney, Target, etc); toiletries (feminine hygiene products, toothbrushes, toothpaste, travel size shampoo); school supplies; winter jackets; new lap blankets; cell phones (unlocked, not AT&T or Cricket); Simple Mobile Sim Cards / Minute Cards; packaged snacks, stamps; wet wipes.

Story Club of Nevada County: Children’s Books 

Connecting Point: Toiletries (including soaps, toothpaste, toothbrushes, personal hygiene products, toilet paper, etc) for the Spirit Peer Empowerment Center.

Karing Closet of Nevada County: 2-gallon Ziplock bags; index cards; sharpies; hair ties; socks; underwear, bras, leggings, sweats, hoodies, shoes (Vans, Keds or Converse); pajamas, plain t-shirts, shorts, cardigans (clothing items should be new or very gently used in sizes from newborn to teen and preferably labeled and bagged for distribution to kids in need).

Community Beyond Violence: Diapers (any size, but extra need for sizes 4, 5 & 6); baby wipes; paper towels; disinfectant sprays & wipes; hand soap; disposable latex-free gloves; feminine hygiene products; toiletries (shampoo, conditioner, body wash, toothbrushes and toothpaste, deodorant, etc).

Nevada County Diaper Project: Unopened packages of diapers for any age children (newborn to 6 or pullups); monetary donations.

The White Barn Project: Gently used 4H and FFA clothing used for Fair – white button up shirts (short and long sleeve); white jeans; FFA jackets; 4H hats/scarves; brown or black belts or boots. 

Vitalant:  For a free admission ticket to the Fair, make a blood donation at the at the Nevada County Fair Blood Drive. To make an appointment and for more information, visit donors.vitalant.org and enter Blood Drive Code SMFM739.

Those who donate items to the Food Bank of Nevada County, Foothill Lions, Bright Futures for Youth, Story Club of Nevada County, Connecting Point, Karing Closet of Nevada County, Community Beyond Violence, Nevada County Diaper Project, or Soroptimist International of Grass Valley’s White Barn Project will receive a coupon to buy one advance special $7 admission ticket and receive one free. That’s two for the price of one!   

Those who make a blood donation to Vitalant on Community Involvement Day at the Nevada County Fair Blood Drive will receive a free admission ticket good for any day of the Fair.

Feel free to donate to any one organization or all of them! To receive your coupons or free tickets, all donations must be brought to the Main Street Center inside Gate 1 at the Fairgrounds on August 2, 2021 between 1- 6 pm.  Coupons (buy one, get one free) received for donations must be redeemed during pre-sale dates, which are available through August 10, 2021. Presale discounted tickets will be available for purchase on Community Involvement Day at the Gate 1 Guest Services location.

This year’s Fair is August 11-15.  For information, visit NevadaCountyFair.com or call (530) 273-6217. 

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Community Involvement Day Aug. 2

The Nevada County Fairgrounds is teaming up with local, nonprofit organizations for Community Involvement Day.

Monday August 2, 2021, 1pm – 6pm, Main Street Center

The Nevada County Fairgrounds will be teaming up with local nonprofits for Community Involvement Day!

Community Involvement Day is an opportunity for people to donate goods to local nonprofits in exchange for 2-for-1 advance sale ticket coupons for the Fair.  Those who donate blood to Vitalant will receive a free admission ticket to Fair.


Food Bank of Nevada County: Canned soups and canned fruit with easy open tops, granola bars, pasta, cereal, instant meals (dry soup, oatmeal packs and rice cups)
Foothill Lions: Used hearing aids or prescription eye glasses.

Bright Futures for Youth: Craft supplies (including watercolor paints, acrylic paints, canvases, paint brushes, markers – no beads or glitter, please); gift carts (grocery, gas, local stores, Kmart, JC Penney, Target, etc); toiletries (feminine hygiene products, toothbrushes, toothpaste, travel size shampoo); school supplies; winter jackets; new lap blankets; cell phones (unlocked, not AT&T or Cricket); Simple Mobile Sim Cards / Minute Cards; packaged snacks, stamps; wet wipes.

Story Club of Nevada County: Children’s Books

Connecting Point: Toiletries (including soaps, toothpaste, toothbrushes, personal hygiene products, toilet paper, etc) for the Spirit Peer Empowerment Center.

Karing Closet of Nevada County: 2-gallon Ziplock bags; index cards; sharpies; hair ties; socks; underwear, bras, leggings, sweats, hoodies, shoes (Vans, Keds or Converse); pajamas, plain t-shirts, shorts, cardigans (clothing items should be new or very gently used in sizes from newborn to teen and preferably labeled and bagged for distribution to kids in need).

Community Beyond Violence: Diapers (any size, but extra need for sizes 4, 5 & 6); baby wipes; paper towels; disinfectant sprays & wipes; hand soap; disposable latex-free gloves; feminine hygiene products; toiletries (shampoo, conditioner, body wash, toothbrushes and toothpaste, deodorant, etc).

Nevada County Diaper Project: Unopened packages of diapers for any age children (newborn to 6 or pullups); monetary donations.

The White Barn Project: Gently used 4H and FFA clothing used for Fair – white button up shirts (short and long sleeve); white jeans; FFA jackets; 4H hats/scarves; brown or black belts or boots.

Vitalant: For a free admission ticket to the Fair, make a blood donation at the at the Nevada County Fair Blood Drive. Walk ups welcome. Or you can make an appointment. To make an appointment and for more information, visit donors.vitalant.org and enter Blood Drive Code SMFM739.


Those who donate items to the Food Bank of Nevada County, Foothill Lions, Bright Futures for Youth, Story Club of Nevada County, Connecting Point, Karing Closet of Nevada County, Community Beyond Violence, Nevada County Diaper Project, or Soroptimist International of Grass Valley’s White Barn Project will receive a coupon to buy one advance special $7 admission ticket and receive one free. That’s two for the price of one!


Those who make a blood donation to Vitalant on Community Involvement Day at the Nevada County Fair Blood Drive will receive a free admission ticket good for any day of the Fair.


Feel free to donate to any one organization or all of them! To receive your coupons or free tickets, all donations must be brought to the Main Street Center inside Gate 1 at the Fairgrounds on August 2, 2021 between 1- 6 pm. Coupons (buy one, get one free) received for donations must be redeemed during pre-sale dates, which are available through August 10, 2021. Presale discounted tickets will be available for purchase on Community Involvement Day at the Gate 1 Guest Services location.

This year’s Fair is August 11-15. For information, visit NevadaCountyFair.com or call (530) 273-6217.

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Nevada County Fairgrounds And Community Organizations Team Up For Community Involvement Day On August 3

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 21, 2015

Contact:     Robin Hauck, Deputy Manager
(530) 273-6217;

Participate in Community Involvement Day and receive free tickets to the Fair

The Nevada County Fairgrounds, the Food Bank of Nevada County, Foothill Lions, Story Club, Nevada County 2-1-1, Sierra Harvest, NEO, and BloodSource are teaming up on August 3 for Community Involvement Day – a day to donate items to non-profit organizations, while also receiving free tickets to the Fair.  These organizations will be set-up at the Fairgrounds Gate 1 main parking lot on Monday, August 3, from 1 – 6 pm, to receive donations of any of the items listed below.

Those who donate items to the Food Bank of Nevada County, Foothill Lions, Story Club, Sierra Harvest, NEO, and Nevada County 2-1-1 will receive a coupon to redeem for one free admission ticket with the purchase of one Fair admission ticket. That’s two for the price of one!

Those who make a blood donation at the BloodSource blood mobile will receive a free admission ticket to any day of the Fair.

Food Bank of Nevada County: Donate four cans of food. For more information about the Food Bank of Nevada County, visit www.foodbankofnc.org.

Foothill Lions: Donate an old hearing aid or old prescription eye glasses.

Story Club: Donate two new or slightly used children’s books, including chapter books for teens.

Nevada County 2-1-1: Donate new backpacks, new lunch boxes, and new school supplies. Visit www.partnersfamilyresourcecenters.org for information.

Sierra Harvest: Donate new or gently used garden tools, including shovels, rakes, stackable boxes, and small tarps. Visit www.SierraHarvest.org for information.

NEO: Donate paper, paint supplies, sharpies, general craft supplies, ping pong and foosball supplies, yoga mats, and music equipment. Visit www.ncneo.org for information.

BloodSource:  For a free admission ticket to the Fair, make a blood donation at the BloodSource bloodmobile located in the main parking lot (Gate 1) at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. For information and eligibility about blood donation, visit www.bloodsource.org or call 1-866-822-5663.

Feel free to donate to any one organization or all of them! To receive your coupons or free tickets, all donations must be brought to the Gate 1 parking lot at the Fairgrounds on August 3 between the hours of  1- 6 pm.

Coupons (buy one, get one free) received for the donations must be redeemed during pre-sale dates, which take place until August 11. Presale discounted tickets will be available for purchase on Community Involvement Day at Guest Services, Gate 1.

This year’s Fair is August 12 – 16. Visit  NevadaCountyFair.com for more information or call the Fair Office at (530) 273-6217.

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Community Involvement Day: August 3

Participate in Community Involvement Day and receive free tickets to the Fair

The Nevada County Fairgrounds, the Food Bank of Nevada County, Foothill Lions, Story Club, Nevada County 2-1-1, Sierra Harvest, NEO, and BloodSource are teaming up on August 3 for Community Involvement Day – a day to donate items to non-profit organizations, while also receiving free tickets to the Fair.  These organizations will be set-up at the Fairgrounds Gate 1 main parking lot on Monday, August 3, from 1 – 6 pm, to receive donations of any of the items listed below.

Those who donate items to the Food Bank of Nevada County, Foothill Lions, Story Club, Sierra Harvest, NEO, and Nevada County 2-1-1 will receive a coupon to redeem for one free admission ticket with the purchase of one Fair admission ticket. That’s two for the price of one!

Those who make a blood donation at the BloodSource blood mobile will receive a free admission ticket to any day of the Fair.

Food Bank of Nevada County: Donate four cans of food. For more information about the Food Bank of Nevada County, visit www.foodbankofnc.org.

Foothill Lions: Donate an old hearing aid or old prescription eye glasses.

Story Club: Donate two new or slightly used children’s books, including chapter books for teens.

Nevada County 2-1-1: Donate new backpacks, new lunch boxes, and new school supplies. Visit www.partnersfamilyresourcecenters.org for information.

Sierra Harvest: Donate new or gently used garden tools, including shovels, rakes, stackable boxes, and small tarps. Visit www.SierraHarvest.org for information.

NEO: Donate paper, paint supplies, sharpies, general craft supplies, ping pong and foosball supplies, yoga mats, and music equipment. Visit www.ncneo.org for information.

BloodSource:  For a free admission ticket to the Fair, make a blood donation at the BloodSource bloodmobile located in the main parking lot (Gate 1) at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. For information and eligibility about blood donation, visit www.bloodsource.org or call 1-866-822-5663.

Feel free to donate to any one organization or all of them! To receive your coupons or free tickets, all donations must be brought to the Gate 1 parking lot at the Fairgrounds on August 3 between the hours of  1- 6 pm.

Coupons (buy one, get one free) received for the donations must be redeemed during pre-sale dates, which take place until August 11. Presale discounted tickets will be available for purchase on Community Involvement Day at Guest Services, Gate 1.

This year’s Fair is August 12 – 16. Visit  NevadaCountyFair.com for more information or call the Fair Office at (530) 273-6217.

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