Maquoketa Fareway Grocery Bagger Wins State Fair Contest
August 16, 2017
The best grocery baggers from across the state put their skills to the test in the Iowa Grocery Industry’s Best Bagger Contest held August 11 at the 2017 Iowa State Fair.
Trevor DeForest of the Maquoketa Fareway Store won first place.
Kevin Simmons of the Maquoketa Fareway Store claimed second place. Matthew Snook of the Evansdale Fareway Store earned third place and Sean Fitzsimmons of the Boone Fareway Store won fourth place.
Frequently ranked as one of the top events in the country, the Iowa State Fair is the single largest event in the state of Iowa and one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country. Annually attracting more than a million people from all over the world, the Iowa State Fair located at East 30th and East University, just 10 minutes from downtown Des Moines is Iowa’s greatest celebration with a salute to the best in agriculture, industry, entertainment and achievement. “Nothing Compares” to State Fair Thrills, August 10-20, 2017. For more information, visit www.iowastatefair.org.