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Mathews Triad fair to be held June 21

The Mathews County Triad fair is back this year for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic, but things will be a bit different this time around.

Triad is a cooperative effort of law enforcement agencies (police/fire/sheriffs), senior citizens, and senior organizations, focused on the health and safety of seniors.

Organizers Lt. Sid Foster of the Mathews County Sheriff’s Office, and Alice Stewart, president of Mathews County Triad, said that, instead of having two fairs this year, one in the spring and another in the fall, there will be just one combined Health and Safety Fair in the summer, when they hope COVID-19 numbers will be lower and will allow more people to attend.

The fair will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, June 21, at the Piankatank Ruritan Club on Buckley Hall Road at Hudgins. The cost is $3 to all Mathews County seniors and includes a hot chicken lunch with all the fixings, including dessert.

“A lot of people are looking forward to it because...

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