The Sunbury/Big Walnut Area Chamber of Commerce would like to send out a special THANK YOU to all of the sponsors and volunteers who made our Fourth of July celebration possible.
Thank you to the sponsors of the Second Annual Freedom 5K Walk/Run: Ascent Roofing Solutions, Big Walnut Printing & Shipping, Donatos Pizza of Sunbury, MAGIC Health Benefits, Money Concepts Financial Planning Center, NorthStar Golf Club, Renick Orthodontics, Sunbury Ace Hardware, Sunbury Chiropractic Center, Sunbury Christian Church, Sunbury Grill, Table Rock Construction, The Law Office of Sean P. Costello, Vision Concept Technology and Wandle & Associates. A special thanks to race coordinator Cindy Erndt, Kroger of Sunbury for supplying our runners with bananas and Advance America/National Cash Advance for the bottled water!
Thanks also to parade chairs of the Star Spangled Salute; Donna Evans, Linda Geddis and Terri Maselli and parade announcer Glenn Evans. Special thanks to the Vineyard Church of Delaware County for sponsoring the Freedom Train who transported the VietNam Veterans and to Bry-Air, Inc. for sponsoring the Army Band which performed in the parade.
The Lions Club sponsored the performance of the Columbus Saints Drum & Bugle Corp on the Square following the parade. Wayne Miller, Eagle Auto Repair, sponsored the Second Annual Community Cookout, providing 1,500 hot dogs, and introduced the First Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest! Thanks to the Hub Carryout for the donation of bottled water and ice.
Thanks also to the Sunbury 4-H Clubs for providing assistance manning our gates and offering games on the Square, and to The Lex Center of the Performing Arts for providing facepainting.
A special thank you to Theresa Dronsfield for her assistance in securing food vendors for the day and evening.
We would like to thank our Chamber members/firework sponsors for their generous support:
Premium sponsors: American Showa, Inc., Sunbury VFW Post 8736 and the Village of Sunbury. Diamond Sponsors: Barbeau’s Tax Service, Bry-Air, Inc., D & D Agri Hauling, Inc., Delaware County Auditor George Kaitsa, DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Dry Patrol — Water, Mold, Fire & Biohazard Restoration, Great Beginnings Learning Center, Howling Hound Dog Tag Depot, Jackson Farms, KE WA PA Sales, Inc., Molly’s Flowers & More, Nationwide Insurance/Marla Evans Agency, Northgate Companies, Secure Mini Storage, Sunbury Ace Hardware, Sunbury Chiropractic Center, Sunbury Plumbing & Heating Co., Inc., The Sunbury House and Voss Bros. Power Equipment. Other contributors: Anthony Dental Care, Central Baptist Church and MAGIC — Metro Area Group Insurance Consultants, Meade & Associates.
Finally, a HUGE thank you to the support we received from the Village of Sunbury and its street crew, for all of their help! Please plan on joining us next year as the Village of Sunbury celebrates its Bi-Centennial!
The Sunbury/Big Walnut Area Chamber of Commerce Staff and Board of Directors