The Minnesota State Fair 2016 Day 1 = A Great Get Together or What I did at the Fair

Just a minute, A little research for your reading pleasure: “The Minnesota State Fair was named the best state fair in the United States in 2015 by readers of USA Today.[7]

My first trip to the Minnesota State Fair on Tuesday was in support of the Minnesota Brain Injury Association, which is a non-profit organization that supports people with brain injury and actively campaigns the legislature on their behalf. I brought my camera to document our trip to the various booths to promote awareness regarding health care spend downs for people receiving medical assistance. Stops included the Education building to talk to State Legislators and take a survey; The DFL booth where we posed with Amy Klobuchar; The Republican booth – people talked to the Chair of the Minnesota Republican Party, Keith Downey; final stop was at MPR Booth where Amy made a radio recording to go out over the airwaves on behalf of the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance.

Tuesday August 29th photos:

Amy Klobuchar Gives us a go for it fist pump, when we visit.

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The Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance with Senator Amy Klobuchar at the Minnesota State Fair August 30th, 2016

These are but a few people the Brain Injury Alliance advocates for throughout the year.

Thanks to Jeff Nachbar and Erica Schmiel  (See the tall guy in the very back is Jeff and the woman with brown hair in front of Jeff, is Erica) for organizing us and leading us so well. We appreciate having our voices heard and your tireless support.

 

Thank you to all the people who talked to us too!

Our next Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance event is the Twin Cities 2016 Walk For Thought  and will take place on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Long Lake Regional Park in New Brighton.

Thanks for stopping by my kitchen.

Have a great week.

 

 

 

 

 

About kunstkitchen

Visual artist and writer hunting words, languages, visions, and insight in my kitchen - connecting Art (Kunst) and culture and slow food cooking. Credits: Do not own a microwave oven and never have. Do not own a food processor. Chopped veggies in a Zen monastery for a weekend. (Seriously) Classically trained artist. Paint and draw with traditional materials. Live in the Northland where it's six months of winter. Appreciate the little things in life. Sharing food and art experiences and the lessons that my talented and generous friends have given me.
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2 Responses to The Minnesota State Fair 2016 Day 1 = A Great Get Together or What I did at the Fair

  1. Wanda says:

    Nice, Catherine!!

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