The Lorain County Fair board received two second place awards in the area of communication at the Ohio Fair Managers Convention Awards Breakfast, held Jan. 8 in Columbus.
They were given for excellence in creating promotional brochures and the cover of the fair’s premium book. Lorain County Fair secretary Charisse Nikel accepted the awards on behalf of the board.
Ohio Department of Agriculture director David Daniels presented a certificate of accomplishment to the Lorain County Fair for promoting Ohio agriculture in 2016. Don Crawford, Lorain County Fair board director, accepted it.
Tom Hines, director of the fair board, also accepted a certificate of appreciation in recognition of the Lorain County Fair’s complete and accurate drug use notification form submission.
The 172nd Lorain County Fair will be held Aug. 21-27. Membership and season passes are now on sale for $25 per pass; both include seven admissions to the fair. Membership passes also give you voting rights for the directors of the Lorain County Agricultural Society on Monday, Aug. 21. You must be a resident of Lorain County and at least 21 years of age to purchase a membership pass. Passes may be purchased at the secretary’s office at the fairgrounds.
The secretary’s office is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.