[StBernard] St. Bernard Salutes America 26th Annual July 4th Celebration starts at 5:30 p.m. at Torres Park
Westley at da-parish.com
Sat Jun 19 18:50:47 EDT 2010
St. Bernard Salutes America 26th Annual July 4th Celebration starts at 5:30
Music, food and fireworks at Torres Park and the Community Playground
The St. Bernard Salutes America 26th Annual July 4th Celebration will be
held at Torres Park and Community Playground. The event will begin with the
annual Patriotic Program July 4th at 5:30 p.m. sponsored by the St. Bernard
Business & Professional Women's Club, Inc. prior to the St. Bernard Salutes
Citizens are urged to wear red, white and blue and gather at the Liberty
Bell for a program saluting all those who have fought for the country’s
freedom and for all citizens who continue to fight for freedom.
All citizens are asked to bring a bell and join in ringing the replica of
the Liberty Bell that was presented as a USA Bicentenntial gift to the
citizens of St. Bernard Parish by the members of the Business & Professional
Women's Club. The fund raising drive for this bell was spearheaded by
Charter Member Olga Dugas and the late Louise Gorbaty. All present can pull
the ropes that ring the Bell of Freedom. For information on the bell-ringing
program, call BPW Program Chair Bethanne Trahan at 504-982-0242.
The schedule of events for the day is as follows:
5:30 p.m.: BPW Bell Ringing at the Liberty Bell
6 p.m.: Main Stage festivities
* Harvey Jesus and Fire
* Hot dogs, hamburgers, barbeque and French fries
* Beer and soft drinks
* Snowballs and popcorn
* Children’s activities: rock climbing, space walks, face painting,
balloon sculpting, train rides
* Times Picayune's Zippity Zoom guest appearance
9 p.m.: 26th Annual Firework & Patriotic Music Medley Show
Please make plans to join us for this patriotic FAMILY event as St. Bernard
continues its annual tradition of celebrating the 4th of July. Bring chairs
and blankets to enjoy this outdoor event in Sidney Torres Park.
Sponsors for this year's event to date include St. Bernard Parish President
Craig P. Taffaro, Jr., Sheriff Jack Stephens, The Times Picayune, Disabled
Veterans of America, Murphy Oil USA, Domino’s Sugar, BBEC, Hydro-Air, CDM,
Crewboats, LLC, Kiwanis Club of St. Bernard, D & J Tauzin Consultants, Gulf
Coast Bank & Trust, Tonry & Ginart Law Firm, Southern End Zone, Southern
Earth Sciences, URG, Glen and Cynthia Gabb and Bonnie Cook. Sponsors are
still being solicited and will be thanked from the Main Stage.
The committee is asking for additional sponsors and food and craft vendors
to help with this event. Anyone can make the following donations. Sponsors
should provide the following information: business/individual name, address,
phone and email. A sponsor form is attached.
□ $2500 Grandpa Sam- donor board
□ $1,000 Poppa Sam- donor board
□ $500 Cousin Sam- donor board
□ $250 Uncle Sam- donor board
□ $25 Sam
Make checks payable to: St. Bernard Salutes America, 8201 W. Judge Perez
Drive, Chalmette, LA 70043.
For more information, contact: Treasure Schwab at 224-0798 or Samanthia
Miller at 278-4349.
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