Ambassador’s Message 2017

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Ambassador’s Message 20172018-12-04T14:49:39+00:00
Laura Empringham - 2017 Markham Fair Ambassador

Laura Empringham – 2017 Markham Fair Ambassador

The fair runs deep in my family roots. My grandfather Barry Little was the president of the fair in 1992, my aunt Lois Empringham was the fair queen and my mom Kim Empringham was president in 2003. It was inevitable that I become involved in the fair at a young age.

My first memories of the fair are ones I will cherish forever. Walking in the show ring of the Livestock Barn with my Grandpas’ new born jersey calf when I was three years old or making crafts to enter in the Youth section at the Homecraft Building and racing in on the first day of the fair to see if I’ve won are some of my favorites.

Becoming the 2017/2018 Markham Fair ambassador has been amazing, and I couldn’t be more honoured to represent such an outstanding organization.

All these memories would not have been possible, and these experiences would not have been the same with out my fair family. Thank you to 2017 president Darren Little for making the 4 days of the fair an unforgettable one. A big thank you goes out to my ambassador committee who helped me experience so many new aspects of the fair I haven’t been able to before.  Most important of all, Olivia Bolender and Rachel Moore, the fun times we had together as the 2017 ambassador team will last a life time, thank you!

I truly believe that being involved in the fair has made me into the person I am today.

Come join me at the 2018 Markham fair where you can continue old traditions, experience something different and make new memories.


Laura Empringham

2017 Markham Fair Ambassador

Luke Ducheck - 2017 Markham Fair Jr. Ambassador

Luke Ducheck – 2017 Markham Fair Jr. Ambassador

I have been going to the Markham Fair as long as I can remember. In recent years, as a 4H Member, I have enjoyed showing calves, entering achievement projects and volunteering at the Fair. Becoming the Junior Fair Ambassador in 2017 was a dream come true for me. As Junior Ambassador I had an all-access pass to the fair! I had the privilege of handing out ribbons at various events and meeting the many amazing volunteers who make Markham Fair possible. I would like to thank Laura Empringham, Markham Fair Ambassador 2017 and the entire Ambassador team for making it such a fun and memorable experience for me. I would recommend competing in the Junior Ambassador program for anyone ages 12-16. It is a great experience being able to speak in front of a crowd, learn more about the Fair and be a part of the community. Enjoy Markham Fair 2018!

Luke Ducheck

2017 Jr. Ambassador

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