Archive for May, 2010

Searching for journalism or communication majors to be Media Escorts for the Erie County Fair

Monday, May 10th, 2010

Erie County Fair is looking for ten interns to work with The Fairgrounds’ Marketing Department primarily as media escorts and to assist in various marketing projects and public relations duties for the Fair, which will run August 11-22, 2010. An informative session will be held on Monday, May 17, 5-7PM and Wednesday, May 26, 2:30-5PM in the Meeting Room B and C of the Event (Agri) Center on the Fairgrounds in Hamburg.  Details of the internship will be explained and interviews will be held on the spot. Students majoring in marketing, communications, journalism, public relations or a related field should consider applying.  Applicants must possess excellent written and verbal communication skill, be self motivated and have a flexible schedule with the ability to work a minimum of 15 hours per week.  The position will run from August 7 through August 23, 2010 with two orientation sessions prior to that. Interested students need only attend one session and should bring a resume to the orientation session.  For more information, please call 716.649.3900 ext. 261 or

Marching Band Audition Date is June 2

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

Auditions will take place on Wednesday, June 2, 2010 between 5pm and 9pm in the Agri-Center on The Fairgrounds in Hamburg, New York. Please be prepared to audition with a solo of your choice of at least a NYSSMA level 3. All major scales and a sight-reading selection will be included in the audition. Please bring your instrument (percussionists bring a practice pad) and an extra copy of the solo. Those auditioning for color guard will be learning a short flag/dance routine. Please bring your own flag if possible. 

There will be a parent/member orientation on Monday, June 7th at 6:00pm.The first rehearsal will immediately follow the orientation, and will last until approximately 8:00pm. The tentative rehearsal schedule will be every Monday and Wednesday from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. You will receive a detailed schedule at the parent/member orientation.

Please see your band director for an application or email We hope you can join us for what will be a fantastic summer!