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Craig S. Cornell, 52, of DeLeon Springs died in Orlando unexpectedly on August 7. Craig served on the Board of the Volusia County Fair Association overseeing the Build- ings & Grounds Committee and was most noted for taking over the tractor exhibit for the late Orey Crippen that dis- plays over 50 antique tractors each year during the Volusia County Fair & Youth Show. The highlight being the tractors parading the grounds each Saturday afternoon during the Fair. He is survived by a daughter, Angie Cornell, Craig Cornell II his son and girlfriend, Lydia Mason, all of DeLeon Springs.

Broward County Fair Director

Ina Nadler - 34 year member of the Broward County Fair, and 20-year, Executive Director of the Fair, passed away on June 14, 2010. She is survived by her two daughters, Beth Nadler-Jarvis (Broward County Fair Manager) and Debra Nadler-Rotter (Broward County Fair Education Coor- dinator), her sons-in-law, Harold Jarvis and David Rotter, Grandchildren; Chad, Justin and Hannah Jarvis & Ruth and Ben Rotter and her brother, Joel Schanerman of Georgia.

Bobbie Will Brooks

Bobbie Will Brooks, 68, of Plant City, Florida, departed this life Sep- tember 12, 2010. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Patsy Ann de- Mont-mollin Brooks (Florida Fed- eration of Fairs President, 1986). Bobbie graduated from Pinecrest High School in 1960, and served in the Florida National Guard. He re- tired from IMC Agrico in 1999.

Darrell Baker

We are saddened to report the death of long time NICA member and dear friend, Darrell Baker. Darrell passed away on July 27th after an extended illness.


Each year the Florida Federation of Fairs honors indi-

viduals that have had an impact on our industry and our Association through the Hall of Fame Award and the Associ- ate of the Year Award. These prestigious awards are pre- sented at the Annual Convention. We ask your help in nominating deserving individuals

for these awards. Nomination forms can be uested from the Federation office at The deadline for nominations is March 1st, 2011.


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