Fulton County fair board 2012.11.14

Written by David Green.

Members of the Fulton County Agricultural Society elected Fair Board Directors Nov. 10. William Gombash of Fulton Township and Bill Serna of Royalton Township were re-elected to three-year terms. Newly elected directors are John Lovejoy, Franklin Township; Neal Callender, Chesterfield Township; Jamie Buehrer, Pike Township; and John Alexander, member-at-large.

The Agricultural Society’s annual meeting was held following the election. Anyone interested in becoming a member of the Agricultural Society should contact the secretary at 419/335-6006. Members must be 18 years of age and reside in Fulton County.

The board elected officers as follows: Dennis Wyse, president; William Gombash, vice president; and Lynn Kinsman, treasurer. Sue Whitaker is retained as the 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 or visit fultoncountyfair.com.

Other Fulton County Fair Board directors are Steve Aeschliman, Dave Ayers, Tracy Bentley, Ron Holdeman, Dave Murry, Rick Raab, Ron Rice and John Vershum.

The 2013 Fulton County Fair is scheduled Aug. 30 through Sept. 5.  

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