Fair seeks candidates for board of directors

Staff Report

Elections for the Lorain County Fair board of directors will be held during this year’s fair from 1-7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 24.

Anyone who wishes to run for the fair board must be at least 21 years old, a resident of Lorain County, a current member of the Lorain County Agricultural Society, provide a copy of their driver’s license or other acceptable form of identification, and submit to state and federal criminal background checks within 60 days prior to the election.

To be a member of the Lorain County Agricultural Society, you must buy a membership pass.

Candidates can purchase a membership pass for $25 and pick up a petition from the secretary’s office, located on the fairgrounds, during regular office hours (9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday).

The petition must be signed by 10 other Society members and turned into the secretary’s office by noon on Monday, Aug. 17.

There are seven positions up for three-year terms and one position for a two-year term.

For more information, call fair secretary Charisse Nikel at 440-647-2781.

Staff Report