Merritt Scholarship BBQ at the Crook County Fair
The 19th annual Greg Merritt Scholarship Fund BBQ will kick off the Crook County Fair, Wednesday, August 4, at 5:00 pm. The barbeque is held under the big tent at the fairgrounds and the public is invited. A dinner of tri-tip beef, potatoes, salad, rolls, drinks and dessert is $12 for adults and $5 for children under 12. Entertainment will be provided by The Diamonds. Admission to the fair is free.
Sixty-five local college scholarships have been awarded since 2001 when family and friends established the fund to honor the life of Greg Merritt, a prominent local farmer who was a candidate for county judge when he died of cancer at age 54.
Cost: $12 adults
$5 children under 12
1280 South Main Street
Prineville, OR 97754