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The Fairest of the Fair

Meghan Buechel announced 2018 Brown County Fairest of the Fair

GREEN BAY, WI – April 29, 2018 – Meghan Buechel from Wrightstown is the 2018 Brown County Fairest of the Fair. At a cheese tasting reception Sunday afternoon, April 29, 2018, the Fair revealed Buechel as their next tiara and sash promoting spokesperson.

Buechel, daughter of Bill and Jen Buechel, is a graduate of Wrightstown High School and attending UW-La Crosse to earn a graduate degree in Occupational Therapy. She is a Client Assistant at CP in Green Bay and works in the food service area for Mid Vallee Golf Course. Her fair involvement through FFA and Wrightstown 4-H included projects like ceramics, sewing, woodworking, shooting sports, rabbits, sheep and swine.

Buechel says “my fair involvement has been a valuable experience that shaped me into who I am today.” She adds I am “honored to serve as Fairest of the Fair because I want to promote the Brown County community banding as one to celebrate agriculture and fun.”

As Fairest, Buechel will make appearances throughout Brown County promoting this year’s fair. The Fairest of the Fair is the official host of the 2018 Brown County Fair; which is held in De Pere, August 15 - 19. She will also represent Brown County at the Wisconsin Association of Fairs convention in January.

Prior to Buechel’s crowning, Kaylee Coel, 2017 Fairest of the Fair gave her farewell address. She says the “blessed her with so many opportunities and surrounded her with amazing people.” Coel will be graduating from UW-River Falls on May 12th, and further her education at UW-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine. Coel received a $1,000 scholarship check for completing her term. Karen Gulbrand, Suamico, was presented the Friend of the Fairest award. Kendall Bentley was honored for her role as 2017 Fair Royalty with a $250 scholarship.

The Fairest of the Fair program is focused on providing growth opportunities for male and female candidates passionate about the legacy of the Brown County Fair. “Each person in this role has offered their unique skills and talents to advance our marketing efforts farther in the community. We are excited to work with Meghan and her goals for the position.” says Nicole Nohl, Brown County Fairest Program Chair.

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LOCATION: Brown County Fairgrounds is located on the northern limits of the City of De Pere, on the west bank of the Fox River, about 5 miles south of downtown Green Bay.

DIRECTIONS: From Green Bay’s west side, go south on South Broadway St. This street is named Fort Howard Ave. as you approach De Pere. Watch for the Fairgrounds at 1500 Fort Howard Ave., near the intersection with Parkview Ave. OR start by going south on Ashland Ave., turn east on Hansen Road, then south on South Broadway St.

From De Pere’s west side, you can take Fort Howard Ave. north off of West Main Ave.