Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: May 10, 2014

 

Shale-abration Celebrates Natural Resources in the Utica Shale Region, Old Washington, Ohio

 

The event features educational exhibits and interactive activities for all ages to learn about our natural resources.

 

Old Washington, Ohio (April 7, 2014) - The Friends and Family Fest Shale-abration! is a day long, community event to celebrate our natural resources and offers attendees the opportunity to become familiar with the oil and gas industry.  On May 10, 2014 from 9 am to 7 pm the Guernsey County Fairgrounds (335 Old National Road, Old Washington, Ohio) will be full of educational exhibits and interactive activities for all ages to learn about our natural resources (rain date May 11th).  Admission is free.
 
The Cambridge Area Chamber of Commerce developed an informational website for the event -
www.shaleabration.com

 
“The Chamber is excited about bringing partners together for this event,” says Jo Sexton, Chamber President.  “We have a great day of fun and educational activities planned.   The new website will allow us to keep the community updated about this inaugural event.”  The schedule of family oriented activities and exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities can be found at
www.shaleabration.com
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Watch the Dock Dogs competitions (t
he Ohio club is a show for dogs and their owners who love the jumping, flying, splashing and competing fun of dock jumping), The Whip Guy and the Ultimate Johnny Cash Tribute (Terry Lee Goffee's Tribute to Johnny Cash has taken him all across the U S, Canada, Ireland and the UK. In 2009 he was selected to provide the moves for the Johnny Cash character in Guitar Hero 5).

 

Kids can fish in the stocked trout pond and learn tips from Buckeye Sportsman Dan Armitage.  Bring a banjo for the Pickin’ Tent and visit the Native American pow-wow.  Food and entertainment will be plentiful around the fairgrounds.
 
Attendees will walk away with an understanding of the role natural resources play in our everyday lives. 

 

Platinum sponsors for this event are EQT, Local 18, Eclipse Resources, and American Energy Partners.
 
Exhibit booths and vendor space are available.  Visit
www.shaleabration.com

 

 

 

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 Contact & Media Visits  

 

Media Contact: Jo Sexton

Email: jsexton@cambridgeohiochamber.com

Phone: 740-439-6688

Media Visits: Please inquire

 

Cambridge Area Chamber of Commerce

607 Wheeling Avenue, Cambridge, Ohio, 43768

Web: www.shaleabration.com 

 

 Condensed Version  

 

Shale-abration Celebrates Natural Resources in the Utica Shale Region, Old Washington, Ohio

Old Washington, Ohio - The Friends and Family Fest Shale-abration! is a day long, community event to celebrate our natural resources and offers attendees the opportunity to become familiar with the oil and gas industry.  On May 10, 2014 from 9 am to 7 pm the Guernsey County Fairgrounds (335 Old National Road, Old Washington, Ohio) will be full of educational exhibits and interactive activities for all ages to learn about our natural resources (rain date May 11th).  Watch the Dock Dogs competitions (the Ohio club is a show for dogs and their owners who love the jumping, flying, splashing and competing fun of dock jumping), The Whip Guy and the Ultimate Johnny Cash Tribute (Terry Lee Goffee's Tribute to Johnny Cash has taken him all across the U S, Canada, Ireland and the UK. In 2009 he was selected to provide the moves for the Johnny Cash character in Guitar Hero 5). Admission is free. Visit www.shaleabration.com
 

 

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