Throughout fair week, a patrol car will be parked at the Sheriff’s headquarters, located just inside the main gate on the fairgrounds.
Fair visitors are encouraged to bring school supplies, including No. 2 pencils, colored pencils, large pin erasers, crayon boxes of 16; spiral bound composition notebooks, pocket folders, highlighters, index cards, pens, water-based markers, glue sticks, drawing paper, plastic storage boxes, rules/protractors, scotch tape, loose leaf notebook paper and 4-ounce bottles of white glue.
All school supplies will be donated to the Clearview and Elyria school districts.
The Sheriff’s Office hopes to make this an annual drive, with different districts receiving the donations each year.
Any business, organization or individual who would like to donate supplies but will not be attending the fair can drop donations off at the sheriff’s office lobby, 9896 Murray Ridge Road, Elyria, or call (440) 329-3844 to make arrangements.