North Carolina Department of Correction
Moutain State Fair, Asheville, NC
September 1997

Agriculture Secretary Jim Graham presented plaque to Secretary Mack Jarvis in recognition to Henderson Correctional Center for their assistance in maintaining grounds at the Mountain State Fair facility. Correction employees from western North Carolina won a blue ribbon for their fair booth.

Correction employees from western North Carolina prisons and probation offices and IMPACT West put the fair booth together. They also answered questions, displayed materials and handed out information about the department. The 1997 fair expanded to 10 days and expected 100,000 visitors.

DOC bloodhounds enjoyed being petted and scratched behind the ear.

North Carolina Department of Correction
State Fair, Raleigh, NC
October 1997

Prison and Probation officers handed out junior officer badges and coloring books to children and answered questions and provided literature for adults.

The state fair booth was in the busy Kerr Scott building. Despite several rainy days, more than 600,000 people visited the state fair.

North Carolina Department of Correction
Dixie Classic Fair, Winston-Salem, NC
October 1997

Correctional Officers greeted the public from this booth in the education building at the Dixie Classic Fairgrounds, the state's second largest fall fair.

Probation officers and IMPACT boot camp officers from Morganton also talked about their jobs and state correction programs.

Last updated January 22, 1998