Labour Day weekend, September 6 and 7, 2015
The village of Hymers, close to Thunder Bay, Ontario, hosts every year a true classic Country Fair.
This is the place to see the biggest pumpkins grown locally, horse and cattle shows, and to chat with the friendly people that come out each year to enjoy the real atmosphere of country living in Canada.
Part-time position available
Hymers Agricultural Society is seeking a Treasurer, this part-time position (10 hours per month maximum not including Fair Weekend) on the Executive team of our Board of Directors is a rewarding position where you will meet new people while participating in the operations of one of the last true Agricultural Fairs in our region. The qualified candidate will possess a working knowledge of Sage 50/Simply Accounting and Microsoft Office. Duties include but are not limited to:
- Attendance at monthly Board meetings to present Treasurerís report
- Preparation of all monthly bookkeeping (writing/printing of cheques, preparation of deposits, bank reconcilations, etc)
- Preparation of annual grant application
- Preparation of annual lottery licenses for Fair and reporting to AGCO after Fair
- Sit as chair of budget committee
- Handling of all financial operations of Hymers Fall Fair
An annual honorarium up to $2,300 is offered to the qualified candidate. Training from prior Treasurer will be provided.
Please apply by:
Fax at 1-807-346-8480
Email at email@example.com
Mail: Hymers Agricultural Society, PO Box 196, Kakabeka Falls, ON P0T 1W0
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2015 Theme: There's country in the air at Hymers Fair
$6.00 adults, $4.00 seniors, children under 12: $4.00 (or children under 12 are free with
a zucchini or sunflower, which can be entered into contests on the Hilltop
stage), and children 6 and under free.
Sunday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Monday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Catch the Hymers Fair Bus
A special bus can bring you for an afternoon to the Hymers Fall Fair.
Bus #1 will start at County Fair Plaza at 11 a.m. and then go to the Auditorium at 11:20 swing by Arthur Street Market Place after that and then head out to the fair grounds
Bus #2 will start at Intercity at the corner of Fort William Road and Isabel Street (the back corner of the Target area) at 11:15 and then go to the Arthur Street Market Place at 11:35 and then head out to the fair grounds
The bus will arrive at the fairgrounds around 12 noon and depart at 5:30 PM.
Return Fair is $5 per person, admission to the Fair Grounds is extra.
**Seating is limited and will be offered on a first come - first served basis**
Do you want to mark the birth of a child/grandchild or highlight that special birthday?
Having trouble finding a unique wedding or anniversary gift?
Would you like a special way to honour a loved one who has passed away?
Donating a bench or picnic table to Hymers Agricultural Society is the
perfect solution for all of these occasions!
Placed around the Hymers Fair Grounds during fair weekend, the benches and picnic
tables, complete with a plaque, will provide a comfortable, relaxing place for visitors while
acknowledging your ongoing thoughtfulness.
The cost of a bench or table is $350.00.
For further details, please call Sandra Mazur at 577-9667 or by email.
Hymers Agricultural Society
c/o Debbie Hoover, secretary
PO Box 196
Kakabeka Falls, Ontario