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MEDIA ADVISORY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 5, 2012

CONTACT:

Paul Jones, public information officer
N.C. Mountain State Fair Press Office
828-687-1414; 919-520-3042 (cell)

Mountain State Fair safety press conference is Sept. 6
Troxler to discuss plans for TVA settlement funds

WHAT:

Mountain State Fair officials will hold a safety press conference to cover safety procedures for rides, animal exhibits and displays, traffic control, grounds safety and more.

Following the briefing, Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler will discuss plans for distributing funds from the state’s settlement with the Tennessee Valley Authority. That meeting will be held in the Sponsorship Suite in the Davis Event Center.

WHEN/WHERE:

Thursday, Sept. 6
10 a.m.

Upper chairlift landing pad, WNC Ag Center
1301 Fanning Bridge Road, Fletcher
(Enter through Fanning Bridge Road gate, park near Entrance E and walk between barns to conference site at top of the hill).

WHO:

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler
N.C. Mountain State Fair Manager, Matt Buchanan
Jim Drew, Drew Expositions
Representatives of law enforcement, fire and rescue, N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and N.C. Department of Labor

MORE INFO: Additional information on the 2012 N.C. Mountain State Fair is available at www.mountainfair.org.

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Mailing Address:1001 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1001
Physical Address: 2 West Edenton Street, Raleigh NC 27601
Phone: (919) 707-3001; FAX: (919) 733-5047

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