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Mitchell's County Fair earns Governor's Award

PIERRE -- Lt. Gov. Matt Michels presented the 2017 Governor's Awards on Oct. 3 to South Dakota businesses and workers who have made significant contributions to the employment of people with disabilities.

PIERRE - Lt. Gov. Matt Michels presented the 2017 Governor’s Awards on Oct. 3 to South Dakota businesses and workers who have made significant contributions to the employment of people with disabilities.

County Fair Food Store, Mitchell, was today’s recipient of the Outstanding Private Employer (Large Employer Category). They partner with community support providers and other local organizations to provide employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. County Fair Food Store has been serving the Mitchell area since 1984.

The 2017 Governor’s Awards ceremony was co-sponsored by the Board of Vocational Rehabilitation, the Board of Service to the Blind and Visually Impaired, the Statewide Independent Living Council and the South Dakota Department of Human Services.

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