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4th of July Celebration Park Rapids Area
Celebrate America's birthday in Park Rapids!
The Park Rapids Rotary Club proudly announces the 4th of July Rotary Fireworks will brighten our evening on Independence Day this year.
“While most events that involve large gatherings have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the club has decided to continue this treasured community display,” said Stuart Larson, Park Rapids Rotary Club president.
The fireworks will differ from tradition, however. While the fireworks display will still be centered in Heartland Park, Rotary asks everyone to disperse and enjoy the program which is visible throughout the community. In accordance with CDC Social Distancing Guidelines, spectators need to spread out around the community to view from a distance.
Both Heartland Park and Red Bridge Park will be closed starting at 9:00 PM and NO restrooms or porta- potties will be available for the public in either Heartland Park or Red Bridge Park. “For everyone’s heath and safety, it will be important to understand the situation and respect the rules of the times we’re in,” added Sue Tomte, fundraiser for the Rotary Club Fireworks Committee. “We all look forward to gathering in the traditional way next year.”
Additional information regarding the Fireworks activities can be followed the evening of the show by listening to local radio stations, KDKK 97.5 FM and Hot Country 92.5 FM. During the Fireworks show music will be choreographed on both stations with a pre-game starting at 9:00 PM.
The club continues to seek contributions to the Park Rapids Rotary Foundation Fireworks Fund, a 501(c)3 so donations are 100 percent tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Donors whose contributions are received by Wednesday, June 24 will be recognized in Rotary’s full-page newspaper ad which will be published July 3.
Checks, made payable to the Park Rapids Rotary Foundation, may be mailed to the Foundation at P.O. Box 704, Park Rapids, MN 56470