SET DATES FOR COASTAL EMPIRE FAIR 2018
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(La Isla Magazine, April 2018) ~ HHI, SC. The Savannah Club Fair Association requested a short-term license to use city-owned property at 4801 Meding Street from Oct. 20, 2018, through Nov. 18, 2018 as the site of the Coastal Empire Fair. The request was granted by the Savannah City Council.
The City of Savannah purchased the fairgrounds in 2016 for $2.9 million. The Coastal Empire Fair has agreed to pay a license fee of $32,500 (including electric charges) and assume all liability for use of the property. Security will also be provided by the fair and will be required to post a $5,000 refundable repair deposit for any damages or cleanup issues reported WSAV.
This will be the 69th year of the Coastal Empire Fair. The proceeds from the fair are dedicated to the programs of Exchange Club of Savannah, GA. Locally, the club supports the Victor B. Jenkins Athletic Club as well as the annual Police officer of the year award and the Firefighter/Fire Medic annual award. The Exchange Club’s programs of service include programs in 4 areas: Americanism, Service to Youth, Community Service, and Child Abuse Prevention. All the proceeds of the fair are used to support these programs. The Club’s membership is open to all regardless of race, religion or gender.