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Women's Day at the NYS Fair - Registration

Author: Communications Committee/Tuesday, July 11, 2017/Categories: General, NYSW Events

Ladies, Are we ready?

It is time to download, print and send your Women's Day at the NYS Fair registration. Wednesday, August 30 we will be gathering at the NYS Fair.

Follow the links:


Write a check for $20, payable to the NYS Fair, memo Women's Day; mail to Art & Home Center, Women's Day, NYS Fair, 581 State Fair Blvd, Syracuse, NY 13209.

Women's Day is all about women - "Fearless Women - Past and Present". Our morning program presenter, Dr. Sally Roesch Wagner, says "Dangerous Women Make History". Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul, Chairman of the Suffrage Commission, is our luncheon feature speaker. NYS Women, Inc is a sponsor of the luncheon. There will be service agency booths at the Chevy Court Pavilion from 10 am to 4 pm. Taylor Dayne is performing at 2 pm. A Women's Suffrage Exhibit will be open from 10 am to 10 pm. The Women's Day Parade will be at 6 pm. We are welcome to participate.


Don't delay. Register by August 15th.

Please notify Pat Fergerson ([email protected] or 315-458-1970) if you will be participating in the Women's Day Parade. If you have questions, call or email Pat Fergerson and/or Cheryl Lavin ([email protected] 315-487-7711 x1265).

Looking forward to a wonderful Women's Day.

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