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Jaycees Keep July 4 Fireworks Tradition Going Strong

Suarez Corp. Industries co-sponsored this year's annual Celebration in the Park and fireworks, while Sam's Club also came forward as a sponsor.

Last year the North Canton Jaycees were for the annual Celebration in the Park and July 4 fireworks, and had to tell community members the festivities might not go on.

Well, not this year.

Suarez Corp. Industries, which , stepped forward to co-sponsor both the fireworks and the celebration, which begins at 6 p.m. that day. Sam's Club also chimed in to sponsor the event.

“We are very excited to have SCI as the co-sponsor of the 2012 North Canton Jaycees and Suarez Corporation Industries Celebration in the Park," said Jamie McCleaster, public relations director for the North Canton Jaycees. 

"When initially looking for a co-sponsor, and thinking about what the 4th of July means, SCI immediately came to mind because of their long standing history in the area and their new presence at the former Hoover complex. We are also excited to have our friends at Sam’s Club returning as a sponsor this year.”

So, what else is in line for the celebration? For starters, local rock band Electramode will take the stage at 6:30 p.m. in the parking lot.

Electromode is working on its fourth studio album due out this summer. Members of the band include Chris Eckroad, Dan Smarr, Gary Carraway and Frank Swanson. They'll entertain with covers of classic rock bands like the Beatles, Led Zeppelin and many more. For more information check out their website at www.electramode.com.

And the beloved North Canton fireworks display will light up the sky at dusk.

Also returning from last year and sponsoring this year’s event is .

You can find more information about the 2012 North Canton Jaycees and Suarez Corporation Industries Celebration in the Park on the Jaycees' website.

About the North Canton Jaycees: Established in 1946, the North Canton Jaycees chapter is an organization that allows members to make a difference in their community while developing valuable leadership and management skills in the areas of community service, business, international involvement, and individual development. Comprised of men and women between the ages of 18 and 41, this non-profit organization serves the community of North Canton and surrounding areas. Every year the North Canton Jaycees are responsible for the Annual Jaycee Fair, the North Canton July 4th fireworks display, the North Canton Special Olympics and numerous other community and charitable events.

Julie July 01, 2012 at 11:14 AM
The Canton Concert Band, under the direction of Chris Hall, will be performing in the parking lot behind the Community Christian Church on Main Street that evening. The concert begins at 8:00 and will continue up until the Fireworks. The program consists of marches, show-tunes, and patriotic songs, among others. The program is free, just bring your own chair! More information about the band can be found at www.cantonconcertband.org.
Jamie McCleaster July 03, 2012 at 02:52 PM
The North Canton Jaycess will also have live music leading up to their fireworks at the Morrh Canton Jaycees and Suarez Corporation Indistries Celebration in the Park. There will also be games for the kids, and food vendors as well, so come to the 2012 North Canton Jaycees Celebration in the Park for the best, uninstructed view of the fireworks!
Morgan Day (Editor) July 03, 2012 at 03:22 PM
Thanks for the great info, Jamie!

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