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Family Activities: New Contests for 2019

By Cindy Legg, Family Activities/CWA Director

  DECEMBER 5, 2018 --

Hello everyone. My name is Cindy Legg, from Beacon Valley Grange. I am the new director of CWA/Family Activities Committee. My committee includes Anne-Marie Knochenhauer of Groton Grange, Claudia Sopstyle, Enfield Grange, and Pat Tarca of Cawasa Grange

Our theme this year is “The Circus”  the Needlework Contest is the same, the baking contest is “Peanut Butter Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting”. (Recipe to follow in a future article.).



Create any object with a Clown theme, using any material. Judging will be on workmanship and creativity. This contest is for Connecticut only and will not go on the Northeast Judging. Clowns will be returned.



The craft Contest is “The Circus” You may make any item, medium than has any thing  to do with something at the circus. Judging at the State level only. There are 2 categories: Needlework and Other medium

The will be Adult and Youth classes in each category.

Craft entries are not returned to exhibitors.  They are saved by he Committee to be given away as they choose.

Next year for the Big-E it’s  Connecticut’s turn to donate a Quilt for the quilt raffle. If you know of anyone who is willing to make or donate a quilt please let me know. I believe they will be paid for the materials that are used, but I need to find out more information.

My committee and I hope you hall have a very wonderful Holiday Season.


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