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Mahoning County Junior Fair Board attends the 94th Ohio Fair Managers Convention

Mahoning County Junior Fair Board members and advisors recently attended the 94th Ohio Fair Managers Convention in Columbus. (Submitted photo)

CANFIELD–On Jan. 4 the Mahoning County Junior Fair Board traveled to Columbus to attend the 95th Annual Ohio Fair Managers Convention and Trade Show at the Columbus Convention Center. The featured Key Note Speaker was Kayla Grammer who shared her story of recovery from addiction and is currently attending college working toward a degree in social work.

The Junior Fair Board members watched as the 2020 Ohio Fairs Queen Mackenzie Hoog from Montgomery County was crowned by the 2019 Ohio Fairs Queen Laura Current of Champaign County. The 2019-2020 Mahoning County 4-H Queen Natalia Kresic of Lordstown also competed in the Ohio Fairs Queen Competition.

There were a variety of workshops to attend from “Work Hard, Play Hard. JFB Teamwork” to “How do I Become The Best Junior Fair Board Member Ever?” Kim Moff, Canfield Fair Junior Fair Manager, Beth Smith, and Kristen Eisenhauer, both Extension Educators, 4-H Youth Development Mahoning County, were co-presenters for the session “Captivating the Crowd.” Members and advisors also toured the variety of vendors and entertainment acts that were part of the Trade Show.

Following the convention the youth, adult advisors and committee members of the Mahoning County Livestock Clubs were treated to dinner at the Spaghetti Warehouse in Columbus by the Mahoning County Senior Fair Board. Special guests included Junior Fair Manager Kim Moff and Senior Fair Board President Ward Campbell and wife Pam also an advisor on the Junior Fair Board.

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