continued Those giving less than $100 will be “Sparkler” sponsors. They will be a listed as sponsor in press releases and in other advertising.
Businesses and organizations that would like to become a 2013 sponsor or community members who would like to make a donation can do so by mailing a check to the Best Fourth In The North/TMSP, P.O. Box 379, Ticonderoga 12883.
A coin drop to raise funds for the celebration will also be held on June 22 and 23, which will give community members and visitors an opportunity to support the celebration.
“The Best Fourth in the North Celebration attracts many visitors to the Ticonderoga area every year, which supports local businesses and the local economy,” said Matthew Courtright, Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce executive director. “A detailed schedule for the 2013 celebration is currently being organized by the committee and will be finalized by the end of May. The 2013 Best Fourth In The North Celebration will include fireworks, parade, live music, food, vendors, rides, games and more.
Barber said the 2013 event will be bigger and better.
“We are working on adding new vendors and food options in the park as well as expanding music within the parade and the park,” she said. “We encourage businesses and organizations looking to participate in the parade to register early. Applications are available online or at the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce office. The theme for the parade this year is ‘Movie Classics.’ In addition we are looking for local bands and musicians who would like to participate in the parade. Prizes will be given out as part of the parade.”
For additional information visit www.best4thinthenorth.com or like the Best Fourth In The North on Facebook. People may also contact the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce at 585-6619.
The Best Fourth in the North committee is a sub-committee of the Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership.