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Legacy Giving – Making an Impact on the Kansas State Fair

Each of us has significant moments in our lives that make an impact. Those things may seem small at the time, but they often are the source of great change in the trajectory of our lives. For many of us, this has been our involvement with the Kansas State Fair. ...

New Job Opening: Media Coordinator

Job Description: Media Coordinator The Kansas Fairgrounds Foundation (KFF) has an opening for a Media Coordinator. This is not your typical employment opportunity. The Kansas Fairgrounds Foundation is continuing to expand every year with a growing number of exciting...

April 2024 Volunteer Spotlight: David Johnson and Al Hernandez

This month’s volunteer spotlight shines a light on the dynamic duo of David Johnson and Al Hernandez. These two have been volunteering at the Foundation together for over a decade and have been friends for even longer. David recalls being invited to volunteer by board...

January Volunteer Spotlight: 2023 Recap

The Volunteer Spotlight section has become a much anticipated part of the First Friday E-Update during its cardinal year in 2023. It started in February 2023 and has featured a different volunteer each month throughout the year. We want to share a recap of all of the...

20 Years on the Foundation Board by Sara Evans

20 Years on the Foundation Board by Sara Evans

In 2004, John and I were asked by Mary Alice Lair to serve as members of the Kansas Fairgrounds Foundation Board of Directors. John and I have always loved the Kansas State Fair, and we have great memories of bringing our children to Hutchinson to see their 4-H...

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