Edna Schrandt honored for her contributions to the Winneshiek County Fair
Posted: Thu, Jul 11, 2019 4:51 PM
Edna Schrandt joined the Winneshiek County Agricultural Association Board in 1992. The board is responsible for running the Winneshiek County Fair.
Every year since then, she's been a fixture at the fairgrounds, becoming Business Manager of the Fair Board in 1997. Current Board President Becky Winkler says Schrandt has brought in over $500,000 in sponsorships of the Fair in her 27 years working with the board.
This year will be her last year--officially--working with the board. A celebration of those 27 years took place--where else?--at the Fairgrounds this week. Edna and her children and grandchildren enjoyed a piece of cake and heard stories about the contributions she had made.
It's not just the Fair which benefits from her work--Edna has been active in volunteering for the 4-H, United Way, Saddle Club, Pony Express and many other community causes.
A large plaque was presented to Edna Schrandt
Her family attended
A large crowd was on hand
Fair Board chair Becky Winkler and Edna Schrandt