Joan Fernandez of Clintonville will become a member of the Ohio State Fair Hall of Fame on Thursday, July 30, during a luncheon at the Rhodes Center Auditorium.

Joan Fernandez of Clintonville will become a member of the Ohio State Fair Hall of Fame on Thursday, July 30, during a luncheon at the Rhodes Center Auditorium.

Fernandez has dedicated 24 years of service to the Ohio Expo Center and state fair.

As a human resource assistant, Fernandez reviews applications, answers questions, helps with the hiring process and much more.

Well-known hall of fame inductees include restaurant-chain founders Bob Evans and Dave Thomas and three former governors.