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Nevada County Fairgrounds, community organizations team up for community involvement day

The Nevada County Fairgrounds, the Food Bank of Nevada County, Foothill Lions, Story Club, Nevada County 2-1-1, and BloodSource are teaming up on July 28 for Community Involvement Day – a day to donate items to nonprofit organizations, while also receiving free tickets to the fair. These organizations will be set up at the fairgrounds Gate 1 main parking lot on July 28, from 1-6 p.m., 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, 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. 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 to the Food Bank of Nevada County. For more information about the Food Bank of Nevada County, visit http://www.food bankofnc.org or call (530) 272-3796.



Foothill Lions: Drop off a donation of 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: Partnering with PARTNERS Family Resource Centers, Nevada County 2-1-1 will be collecting donations of new backpacks, new lunch boxes and new school supplies like three ring binders, spiral bound notebooks, pencils and pens. Visit http://www.partners familyresourcecenters.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 http://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 July 28 between the hours of 1-6 p.m.

Coupons received (buy one, get one) for the donations must be redeemed during pre-sale dates, which take place until Aug. 5.

Pre-sale discounted tickets will be available for purchase on Community Involvement Day at Guest Services, Gate 1.

This year’s fair is Aug. 6-10.

Visit http://www.NevadaCountyFair.com for more information or call 530-273-6217.


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