Fulton Fair directors chosen 2011.11.16

Written by David Green.

The members of the Fulton County Agricultural Society elected Fair Board Directors Nov. 12.

Three directors were reëlected to three-year terms: Ron Holdeman, Swan Creek Township; Sam Merillat, Franklin Township; and Dave Murry, Clinton Township. Newly elected directors are Steve Aeschliman, York Township, and Rick Raab, member-at-large.  

The Agricultural Society’s annual meeting followed the election.

The board elected Carl Buehrer, president; Dennis Wyse, vice-president, and Jack Graf, treasurer, for the 2012 year. Sue Whitaker was chosen as board secretary. Board meetings are scheduled the first Thursday of March, August and October at the fairgrounds. Special meeting notices are posted at the office at the fairgrounds and information is also available at the fair website, fultoncountyfair.com.

Other directors of the Fulton County Fair Board are Dave Ayers, Tracy Bentley, Al Garrow, William Gombash, Curtis Johnson, Ron Rice, Bill Serna and John Vershum.

The 2012 Fulton County Fair is scheduled Aug. 31 through Sept. 6.  

Persons interested in becoming members of the Agricultural Society may do so by contacting the Fair Secretary at 419/335-6006. Members must be at least 18 years of age and reside in Fulton County.

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