Darren Dale, owner of Star Enterprises, has been selected to manage an annual Farm and Ranch Expo in Great Bend.
For more than 25 years, Great Bend has been an every-other-year site for the Western Kansas Manufacturer's Association's 3i Show, which announced last week that it would be moving to a new, permanent home in Dodge City.
The Great Bend Farm and Ranch Expo will be April 11-13 at the Expo Complex near the Great Bend Airport, the same site where 3i has been held. The 3i Show, which had been in early May, will be held July 12-14 in 2012.
Dale is also the promoter for the McCook, Neb., Farm and Ranch Expo, the Wichita Falls Farm and Ranch Expo, and Montague County, Texas, Western Heritage Roundup.The Great Bend Chamber of Commerce introduced Dale along with his wife and two children at a press conference Friday.