Equestrian Center owner named to Fair board

Chuck Moore joins 26-member Alameda County Fair board

Chuck Moore, owner of Pacific Coast Well & Pump and Graceland Equestrian Center in Castro Valley, has been appointed to the board of the Alameda County Fair.

The 26-member board oversees the operations of the Alameda County Fairgrounds, which attracts over 3 million visitors each year.

"The Alameda County Fair board of directors welcomes the knowledge and expertise that Chuck Moore of Castro Valley brings to the board," said Janet Lockhart, president of the Fair board.

"The agriculture, community service commitment, and enthusiasm he offers will be an asset to the Fair and community," she added.

Moore's community involvement includes work with the Fair, the U.S. Equestrian Federation, Eden Area Livability Initiative blue ribbon steering committee and the National Hot Rod Association.

"Alameda County has a rich agricultural heritage and my wife Peggy and I have always been actively involved in agriculture," Moore said on his appointment. "My goal is to promote agriculture in our community."

The Alameda County Fair, which will be held from held from June 18 through July 6 this year, is ranked as one of the top 50 fairs in the U.S. and has won numerous awards both nationally and internationally. The Fairgrounds also hosts more than 300 events annually.


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Posted by Bryan Moran
a resident of Pleasanton Heights
on Jan 27, 2014 at 11:30 am

Congratulations to Chuck Moore, thank you for your volunteer service to our community.
I understand Alameda county has an agricultural past, but that is not our future. Yes agriculture is going to be a part, but an increasingly small part of Alamedas economy. We are an urban and high tech area, more so than most areas in the world (a LOT). That is our future. I would love to see that promoted and presented to attendees at the fair. Get the kids to understand science is cool and employers to understand we have a great workforce.
Once again thank you Chuck.

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