Monday, June 8, 2009

"We're asking for $5 a house"

Milford Daily News
Posted Jun 08, 2009 @ 12:22 AM

The recession is pinching sponsorships and donations for some local Fourth of July and summer celebrations, forcing organizers to scrounge up support elsewhere or trim fireworks and other entertainment.

Still, while budget pressures have caused cancellations elsewhere, the show will go on in most MetroWest and Milford-area towns and cities that host annual Independence Day festivities and summer festivals.

"We're doing the best we can with what we have," said Warren Revell, secretary for Franklin's Fourth of July Committee.

Read the full article on the local Fourth of July fund raising efforts in the Milford Daily News here.

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