Fabulous Fourth seeks volunteers

Published 4:36 pm Friday, June 17, 2011

The community is gearing up for 2011’s Fabulous Fourth – a celebration of the independence of our nation and its people. To commemorate the vital role small communities have played in America’s rich history, this year’s theme is “Hometown.”

The celebration will begin on Monday, July 4 at 8 a.m. with the second annual Columbus Firecracker 5K run at 8 a.m. (www.firecracker5k.org). Craft vendors, food, rides, games, entertainment and fellowship will begin at 10 a.m. Fireworks will be displayed at 9:45 p.m.

For more information about the 49th annual Fabulous Fourth contact councilwoman Ernie Kan at 828-899-5111 or ernie@columbusnc.com.

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Volunteers are still needed. If you are interested in participating in the festival as a vendor, download an application on the town’s website at http://www.columbusnc.com.

– article submitted by Fabulous Fourth Volunteer Committee