|Wilson Co. Fair best in state?|
|Wednesday, August 24, 2011|
By SAM HATCHER, The Wilson Post
You’re darn straight it is.
Once again the Wilson County Fair has broken all records. Attendance at the 10-day extravaganza was recorded this year at 545,945. The previous attendance record for the Fair was 505,434 set in 2009.
It is an absolutely amazing event that attracts visitors to our community from distant places and neighboring communities.
The Fair is made possible each year by more than 300 dedicated volunteers. Some take time off from their regular jobs to work at the Fair without pay, others use vacation days, and many are retirees who have a strong desire, as the others, to give back to the community in which they live.
If there is a greater example in the Western Hemisphere of a community working together for a common good, we don’t know where that might be.
Not only is the Wilson County Fair the best in Tennessee it is for sure the best in the South and one of the best in the U.S.
Congratulations to all who helped make this year’s Fair a huge success.
Hats off to all of you for a job well done.