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‘Best Fourth’ fund raising efforts begin

Volunteers, funding sought

It’s months until Ticonderoga hosts its annual “Best Fourth in the North,” but planning and well under way. This year the organizing committee for the July 4th celebration has established a fund raising goal of $30,000.

It’s months until Ticonderoga hosts its annual “Best Fourth in the North,” but planning and well under way. This year the organizing committee for the July 4th celebration has established a fund raising goal of $30,000. Photo by Nancy Frasier.

— “We are also working on new ways to recognize all those who contribute to the celebration as well as reducing costs by getting services complimentary or at reduced rates,” she said.

The Best Fourth in the North committee needs more than money, though. It needs manpower.

The committee is in need of volunteers to help with fund raisers and to work the celebration as well as committee members for planning purposes. The committee is also always looking for new ways to work with area businesses and organizations to assist in the celebration. Any individuals, businesses or organizations interested in helping can get information online at www.best4thinthenorth.com.

“If you are interested in being involved in any way please do not hesitate to contact the committee,” Barber said.

In 2012 the “Best Fourth in the North” celebration will be a four-day affair, July 1-4. A detailed schedule of events is now being planned.

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