Thursday, August 5, 2010

Spots still open for Minnesota State Fair

It’s time to look ahead to the Minnesota State Fair (Aug. 26 - Sept. 6 in St. Paul).

Every year, Saint Mary’s sponsors a booth in the Education Building to raise visibility, greet alumni, and talk to prospective students. The Fair is a relaxed, fun way to connect with people from all over the state.

Volunteers staff 72 shifts over the 12-day event. As in the past, fair tickets are free and volunteers will be reimbursed for travel and parking.

Volunteer signup is easy at

1. View the available 4-hour booth shifts.
2. Click on the signup link to reserve your spot.

The SMU State Fair website has information on driving directions, parking, entrance tickets, FAQ, SMU attire etc.

If you have any questions, contact Bob Conover on the Winona campus or Julia Jenson on the Twin Cities campus ( or