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Joe Morrissey, 518-457-0752, Joe.Morrissey@agriculture.ny.gov
Dave Bullard, 315-487-7711 x 1377, Dave.Bullard@agriculture.ny.gov

August 15, 2014

Media Advisory: Great New York State Fair to Host Media Preview Event on Tuesday, August 19

On Tuesday, August 19, State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball and Acting State Fair Director Troy Waffner will preview of some of the “new attractions, old favorites, and timeless fun” that will be at this year’s Great New York State Fair.  Through a renewed focus on highlighting the best in New York agriculture, a brand new midway, an emphasis on New York history and world class entertainment, this year’s Fair will be an event that no New Yorker will want to miss. 

Members of the media will have an opportunity to take a ride on the tram and see all the fun that will soon be in store at the 2014 Great New York State Fair.

When:             Tuesday, August 19, 2014 1 p.m.

Where:            581 State Fair Blvd. Syracuse, New York 13209
                        (meet by the Administration Building)

Who:               State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball
                        Acting State Fair Director Troy Waffner
                        A number of surprise guests along the way

*** Media - please RSVP with Dave Bullard at the number or email address listed above.

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