Home » Posts tagged with » lesley gordon

\ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \

New at the state fair: Fan food award, Bison-tennial Field exhibit

By Ashley Steeb TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Starting Friday amusement rides, exhibits and deep-fried food return to the Indiana State Fair along with some new highlights. “The fair draws so many different people,” said Lesley Gordon, media and community relations manager for the fair. “Friends and family come together that you haven’t seen in a while and […]

\ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \

State Fair officials decide against outdoor temporary stages again this year

By Amanda Creech TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Even with specific processes in place outlined by lawmakers, once again State Fair officials have decided against using outdoor temporary stages for concerts and performances. In 2012, the General Assembly crafted legislation setting guidelines and requirements for temporary outdoor stage structures. The goal was to ensure safety for staff, […]

\ \ \ \ \ \

Video: 2015 “Year of the Farmer” State Fair kicks off Friday