Fairgrounds Heritage Foundation of Santa Clara County August 2017 Newsletter

Advocacy in Action Join Us at the Board of Supervisors Meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 15   With the 2017 Fair wrapped up and the Heritage Foundation’s booth packed away for this year, we wanted to share our excitement with you. A major objective of our presence at the Fair was to get the word out about decisions the Board of Supervisors are making about the Fairgrounds, as they will be doing at the County Supervisors meeting tomorrow, Tuesday, August 15th , at 10 am, at the County Building on Hedding in San Jose. County staff and consultants hired by the Supervisors to investigate potential uses for the Fairgrounds will be making their final recommendations at this meeting. We hope you will join us at this important meeting and let your voice be heard! Successful Fair Kickoff VIP Reception The FairgroundsHeritage Foundation (FHF) again participated in the Fair opening day VIP Reception sponsored by the Fairgrounds Management Corporation. Over 300 community leaders representing all parts of Santa Clara County turned out to show their support for the Fair and the Fairgrounds Foundation. Politicians, City and County staffers, leaders from non-profits, the arts community, educational institutions, technology companies, the media and people like you who care deeply about the future of the Fairgrounds, brought their families to mingle, talk, and enjoy all the Fair had to offer. It was a fun and exciting evening with so much positive feedback about the great gains the Fair has made in recent years and the insistence on public input by the Foundation. Supervisor, Dave Cortese, who attended, remarked of the importance of keeping the...
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