Dear WNY Dairy/Agricultural Festival Friend,
“GOD BLESS OUR FARMERS” is the 2017 WNY Dairy/Agricultural Festival theme, which begins Friday night, June 2 through Sunday, June 4. Three days of fun, food, adventure, rides, live animals & music while supporting the local Western New York farmers and community. We are celebrating our 29h year of existence, thanks to the experience and determination of a core group of Chamber, Business, Village, Town and Agri-Business folks. This year’s festival location will again be on the Springville High School grounds.
FRIDAY NIGHT, the Music Tent will be hopping with Terry Buckwald (Elvis Impersonator), Meet this year’s Erie Co. Princess & Ambassador candidates, with crowning on the music stage at 5pm. Experience a large variety of food stands and amusement rides, all between the hours of 5pm and 11pm.
SATURDAY is packed full of activities for all ages. The day kicks off with a 1 ½ hour parade, well attended Trade and Craft Shows plus an extended Food Court, lots of amusement rides and games, 30 PLUS animal petting zoo PLUS pony rides, Farm Equipment Show (past & present). TV’s Mike Randall & his Puppet Friends will present 2 shows. Lots of contests, demonstrations and trolley tours of Historic Springville, including a Cemetery Tour, noting burial grounds and history of our FAMOUS SPRINGVILLE AREA RESIDENTS, such as Pop Warner, George Schuster, etc. from noon on. There will also be a fantastic array of music under the music tent from noon until 10:15 pm followed by fireworks @ 10:30 pm
SUNDAY, 10am to 5pm. Start your day with a 10am to noon Church Service including fantastic singers under the Music Tent. From noon on features popular music and dance groups, lots of food, rides, Lots of Farm Animals plus past & present farm equipment displays and a Classic Car Show. The enlarged Farm Tent will include a vast array of Farm Programs & demonstrations on Saturday AND Sunday.
Plans are coming together, but we still have one hurdle to jump and that’s FUNDING. The cost of the music, fireworks, entertainment, parade, tents, chairs, port-a-johns, insurance, electric, contest expenses and advertising throughout Western New York is estimated at approximately $18,000. If you helped us last year - THANK YOU – can you please help us again this year? If you couldn’t contribute last year, CAN YOU THIS YEAR? Every donation matters. The festival is self-supporting and without sponsors, it won’t happen.
We will make your sponsorship visible before, during and after the festival. Your business name will be publicized in the following ways, depending on the level of Sponsorship:
PRESENTING SPONSOR – $1000 or more (cash or trade) – your name and logo will be on all the following: Monthly Press releases and Moos-letters, WNY Summer Fun Guide, Journal newspapers, Festival Brochures, entertainment stage signs, on WNY Dairy/Agricultural Festival website, and in the official festival newspaper distributed throughout W.N.Y. You can also DISPLAY YOUR BUSINESS BANNER at the entrance to the Festival Grounds PLUS your business will be given a DISPLAY AREA on the grounds to hand out product and your business information.
GOLD - $500 to $999 – your name on all:
Pre-publicity press releases and moos-letters, WNY Summer Fun Guide, stage signs, on festival website and in the festival newspaper and brochure.
SILVER - $100 - $499 – your name on all:
Stage signs, in festival newspaper and brochure, on festival website.
FRIENDS OF FESTIVAL – under $100 – your name in all festival newspapers, plus your name displayed on a poster under the Music Tent and in the Farm Tent.
YOUR NAME WILL BE EVERYWHERE!
PLEASE include us in your 2017 budget – Lots of new and exciting events are in the planning stages. Start-up monies are needed to get this off the ground. Every donation counts…large or small. Please write your check to: WNY Dairy/Agricultural Festival and mail it to: Festival Sponsorship, c/o WNY Dairy/Agricultural Festival, P.O. Box 368, 86 Franklin St., (Attention: Supervisor’s Office), Springville, NY 14141.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR MUCH NEEDED SUPPORT!!!
Joan Taylor, Chairman
2017 WNY Dairy/Agricultural Festival
Download the Sponsorship form fill out & mail with check
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT, you make this WNY Dairy/Ag Festival happen!