The Play Fair Marin Story


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The Play Fair Marin Story

  1. 1. MARIN COUNTY FAIR Sustaining, Building & Broadening Success through LeadershipPolicy, & Partnership
  2. 2. WE ARE HERE! YOU are the LEADERS TAKING THE LEAD and CHANGING THE NORM! perpetuating & shifting the norm in Marin County and beyond!
  3. 3. 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2011 2012 2013 More than a Decade of Commitment & Partnership Changing Social Values & Impacting Community Health 1st Prevention Pavilion Play Fair is BORN replacing beer as title sponsor 1st Healthy Food Choices Smoke-Free Fair: 1st in the NATION 1K Fun Run Good Fare Showcase & Tasting Competition USDA SNAP GRANT Food Vendors Required to Offer Health Options & Use Compostable Containers; Fair-wide Waste Diversion & Composting Policy Eliminating Sponsorship & Marketing of Alcohol 3 vendors participated birth of Baby Sanctuary RBS Training for Alcohol Vendors
  4. 4. a little fair that knew it could This is a story about . . . CHANGE THE WORLD!
  5. 5. 2003 1st PREVENTION PAVILION •13 agencies collaborating to provide health education to Fair visitors. • Nutrition education • BMI • Blood Pressure • Dental Health and more
  6. 6. 2005 Marin County Fair Initiative Encouraging Food Vendors to Offer HEALTHY FOOD CHOICES
  7. 7. 2006 Marin County Fair Champion Vendors Offering Healthy Foods!
  8. 8. In 2006: Alcohol Marketing & Sponsorship Allowing community organizations to promote themselves NOT ALCOHOL.
  9. 9. 2007 Marin County Fair Policy Enacted: Marin County Fair is the 1st SMOKE FREE FAIR in the Nation HEALTHY DESSERT BAKING COMPETITION
  10. 10. 2008 Marin County Fair GOING GREEN: Policy Requiring Vendors Use Compostable Utensils & Serving Items Waste Diversion Stations Throughout Fair HEALTH AMBASSADORS: Reflecting Our Diverse Community: Enforcing Smoke-Free Policy & Educating Fairgoers with Healthy Messages
  11. 11. 2009 Marin County Fair POLICY ENACTED: Food Vendors Are REQUIRED to Offer Healthy Items on ALL Menus
  12. 12. 2010 Marin County Fair
  13. 13. 2011 Marin County Fair 1K FUN RUN POLICY ENACTED: Mandatory Training for ALL Persons Selling Alcohol on Responsible Beverage Service
  14. 14. 2012 Marin County Fair HEALTHY CHOICES SHOWCASE
  15. 15. 2013 Marin County Fair CELEBRITY JUDGES
  16. 16. Spotlight on 2014 – •Family Fun Day •Assuring Norms Change is PERMANENT through leadership •Daily Conga Line! Planning Beyond SNAP Funding – •Increasing Sponsorship for Individual Initiatives
  17. 17. Spreading Successes – •Western Fairs Association Key Note Speakers in 2015 •Providing speaking opportunities that help share this model across sectors •Promoting and Securing Additional Partnerships •Assure Marin County’s commitment to social norms change •Healthy Fairs & Festivals standards at all County-Sponsored events •Continued support at the highest leadership
  18. 18. Thank you for your support and interest.