COLUMBUS - 

State Senator Troy Balderson (R-Zanesville) joined community leaders, youth exhibitors and fairgoers Tuesday evening to honor military veterans during a special ceremony held at the Morgan County Fair. 

Senator Balderson delivered remarks during the fair's opening ceremonies as county Agricultural Society leaders officially kicked off the 164th Morgan County Fair with a special tribute to military veterans. Held at the grandstand following the Parade Of Livestock, Bands and Machinery, veterans were recognized in front of a grateful community. 

"Today and every day, let us thank the men and women who have honorably served," said Balderson. "May their courage and patriotism serve as an example for future generations."

The fair will run through Saturday, September 10. General admission is $8 for individuals 8 years and older. Veterans were provided free admission to the fair on Tuesday as part of "Veterans Day" at the Fair.

Admission for seniors, ages 60 and older, is free during "Senior Citizens Day" which takes place Wednesday, September 7.

 
 
 
  
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