Applications for the Washington County Junior Fairboard and Barlow Junior Fairboard are now open to youth ages 13 and up. Membership is open to youth that are currently a member of 4-H, FFA, FCCLA, Girl Scouts or Boy Scouts. Applications are available from the Ohio State University Extension office located at 202 Davis Avenue, Marietta or the website: http://www.go.osu.edu/wcforms
The Junior Fairboard provides youth an opportunity to plan and conduct local fairs with other youth from the county. Junior Fairboard members are responsible for a wide variety of events, activities, and shows as well as to work closely with local Senior Fairboard members. Youth interested in becoming Junior Fairboard members may also attend the Ohio Junior Fair Conference in Columbus during January. The conference allows youth to gain knowledge of the Junior Fair program and responsibilities of the Junior Fairboard. All applications must be received in the OSU Extension Office by Monday, December 2nd. Interviews for 1st & 2nd Year Applicants will be held Monday, December 9 between 6:00 – 8 pm. Call 740-376-7431 to make an interview appointment.