Donations provided spark for Salem fireworks display

To the editor:

As mayor of the city of Salem, I want to thank the following citizens and organizations for their generous support and sponsorship, and for once again making this year’s fireworks display possible. It is important to remember that no tax dollars are spent to purchase fireworks. The only money used to fund this citywide event comes entirely from donations made from individuals, organizations and businesses.

Platinum Sponsors: Bob and Linda Sebo, Western Reserve Building and Construction Trades Council.

Gold Sponsors: Salem Community Foundation, Salem Regional Medical Center, Salem AMVETS Post 45, Rotary Club of Salem.

Silver Sponsors: BOC Water Hydraulics Inc., Boneshakers, Church Budget, Fresh Mark Inc., Howells and Baird, Inc., Jalisco Mexican Restaurant, Salem Slovak Club, Stratton Chevrolet, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 892.

Bronze Sponsors: Mayor John C. and Chris Berlin, Betty Brothers, Salem auditor; Butech Inc., Cyndi Dickey, council member; Ezio’s, Gordon Bros., Bob and Marsha Hodgson, Interstate Pump, Lowry Tool and Die, Mike and Christine Mancuso, Plummer and Jackson, Salem Area Chamber of Commerce, Salem Computer Center, Salem Eagles #316, Salem Elks Lodge #305, Salem Security Storage, Salem Sewer and Drain, Ken and Jeri Smith, Stark Memorial, Tolson Comfort Systems, TruCut Inc., Zimmerman Capital Management.

Patron Sponsors: Amcan Productions LTD, Annabell’s Restaurant, Attorney Bret Apple, council president; BB Rooners, Dr. Rebecca Brown, OD, Custom Images, Patty Colian and Joey Barcey, Pastors Lou and Aimee Raymond, McGarvey Heating, Salem Car Wash, Salem Masonic Temple.

Finally, I would like to thank Pyrotechnico Fireworks Company of New Castle Pennsylvania for once again giving Salem a wonderful fireworks display.

MAYOR JOHN C. BERLIN,

Salem

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