L.A. COUNTY FAIR IS LOOKING FOR THE REGIONS TOP CHEF The L.A. County Fair will hold its inaugural Chefs on the Rise culinary competition this year, with semi-finals on Saturday, May 14, and finals during the L.A. County Fair in September. The competition will spotlight up-and-coming chefs in southern California. The Fair is looking for chefs who are particularly skilled at pairing wine and food.
POMONA VALLEY HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER, INTER VALLEY HEALTH PLAN TEAM UP TO OFFER FREE SENIOR HEALTH FAIR As part of a long-standing tradition of joint efforts to improve the health and well being of the local community, Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center and Inter Valley Health Plan are joining forces once again and will present a free “Celebrating Senior Vitality: A Health and Wellness Fair” on Friday, April 8 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, April 9 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event, held at Fairplex in Building 5, will coincide with the Spring Home and Garden Show, also at the Fairgrounds in Buildings 4 and 6.
POMONA COMMUNITY LEADERS MEET WITH PRESIDENT OF CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION More than 70 non-profit and civic leaders in the Pomona community met on March 10 with the new president and CEO of the California Community Foundation, Antonia Hernández, in an effort to strengthen ties between the city and the community foundation. Ron Vera, a director with the Los Angeles County Fair Association, hosted the evening reception.
FAIRPLEX WELCOMES AMERICAS FAMILY PET EXPO America’s Family Pet Expo returns to Fairplex, its home for 12 years, for a three-day show June 24-26. Fairplex and fans of the expo eagerly anticipate the arrival of more than 1,000 animals in shows, competitions and demonstrations, animal experts, pet adoptions, pet products on display and for sale, and a Kids Korner.
SPRING NEW CAR SHOW OPENS AT FAIRPLEX California’s spring new car show opens at the West Coast’s largest entertainment venue -- Fairplex -- March 30 for a five-day exhibition of model year 2005 and 2006 vehicles from domestic and foreign manufacturers.
The L.A. County Fair, in conjunction with the California Olive Oil Council (COOC), will host the sixth annual Olive Oils of the World competition during the 2005 L.A. County Fair Wines of the World competition at Fairplex in Pomona, California, May 11-13.
FAIRPLEX FLEA MARKET AND MARKET PLACE ARRIVING Join the excitement at the Fairplex Flea Market & Market Place on Sunday, March 20. The new event is presented by R.G. Canning Enterprises, producers of fine events throughout Southern California for more than five decades, including the world famous Rose Bowl Flea Market and Market Place in Pasadena, Calif.
Paintball Expo, LLC is returning to host its Fourth Annual Paintball Expo, West at Fairplex, Pomona, CA, on Feb. 12th and 13th, 2005. The show will conduct a non-tournament event strictly dedicated to consumers. It will provide a comprehensive look at paintball products, services, safety issues, and all other aspects of paintball.