Applications being sought
The search is on for the 2019 Great Allentown Fair Queen who will be selected to represent the fair’s mission during fair week and in the community throughout the year.
The Lehigh County Agricultural Society is looking for contestants from Lehigh, Northampton and Berks counties.
An ideal candidate will have the ability to communicate enthusiasm for the Allentown Fair, local farming and the agricultural industry. Young women ages 16 to 20 are encouraged to enter the competition that awards a $1,500 scholarship.
The $1,000 portion is presented by Lehigh-Northampton Pomona Grange No. 68 and the $500 portion of the scholarship is presented by Dan and Laurie Wuchter on behalf of the Allentown Farmer’s Market. She will reign over various activities at the Allentown Fair Aug. 27-Sept. 2.
Deadline for registration is June 30.