2009 Show Takes Place June 16-19 at San Diego County Fair

Del Mar, CA …      The Charity Fair Horse Show, recently presented a $5,500 check to The Don Diego Fund. The Fund provides annual scholarships to outstanding college-bound high school seniors throughout San Diego County who have participated in the San Diego County Fair and/or at other events associated with the Del Mar Fairgrounds. The check was presented by the Charity Fair Horse Show President Susan Farrior to Don Diego Fund Board members, left to right, Bob Spanjian, Treasurer; Allan Royster, Chairman; Tim Fennell, President; and Paul Ecke II, Vice Chairman. Farrior also serves on The Don Diego Fund Board.

The 2009 Charity Fair Horse Show will take place June 16-19 during the San Diego County Fair. The Show is a benefit for The Don Diego Fund and the Helen Woodward Animal Center’s Pet Encounter Therapy and Therapeutic Riding. More information on the Show can be found at www.charityfairhorseshow.com.

The Don Diego Fund is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. This scholarship program of the San Diego County Fair was formed in 1986 as a lasting tribute to Tom Hernandez, who, in the role of Don Diego, served as the legendary goodwill ambassador of the Fair from 1947 until his death in 1984. Over the past 23 years, the Fund has distributed $492,000 in scholarships and grants, helping 116 students attain a college degree. The Fund welcomes sponsors at diverse monetary levels.