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21st Annual Breakfast in the Valley

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) — For 21 years, Western Wisconsin has celebrated the Annual Breakfast in the Valley a tradition drawing in thousands to promote dairy and agriculture. WEAU’s Courtney Everett was live with a taste of what’s happening.


PRESS RELEASE: Agriculture, business and the general public will come together at the 21st Annual Breakfast in the Valley, on Friday, June 9, 2017. Scrambled eggs with ham, cheese, mushrooms and onions, muffins, cheese, cheese curds, bananas, milk, orange juice, coffee and the traditional June Dairy Breakfast treat of corn flakes with Culver’s custard and strawberries will be served from 5 a.m. until 10 a.m. at the Eau Claire County Exposition Center.

Breakfast in the Valley is hosted by the Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by more than 80 businesses. Over 300 volunteers from area businesses will prepare and serve the breakfast.

Eggs will be cooked in two four-foot skillets designed and built by students at Chippewa Valley Technical College. Each skillet holds 500 eggs at one time, cooked by a crew of volunteers.

In addition to a great breakfast, there will be agricultural product displays, business displays, farm animals, door prize drawings, a milk drinking contest with local celebrities, antique tractors, Friend of Agriculture Award, Conservation Farmer Award and a visit from the newly-crowned Alice in Dairyland and Fairest of the Fair. Sweet Pine Farm from Fall Creek will be at the breakfast showcasing information on their farm. The first 2,700 people will receive a commemorative Breakfast in the Valley coffee mug compliments of Eau Claire Energy Cooperative.

Cost of the Breakfast is $7 per adult or $2 for children 3-12, 2 younger are free. Tickets are available at the door and new this year will be online tickets. Those tickets are on sale through the Eau Claire Chamber’s website until June 1st : http://www.eauclairechamber.org/
The Eau Claire County Exposition Center is located on Fairview Drive, south of the intersection of I-94 and Highway 93. Free parking is available and the facility is handicap accessible.

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