Salem mayor thankful for fireworks sponsors

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 city wide event comes entirely from donations made from individuals, organizations and businesses.

PLATINUM SPONSORS: Bob and Linda Sebo, Stratton Chevrolet.

GOLD SPONSORS: Rotary Club of Salem, Salem Elks Lodge #305, TruCut Incorporated.

SILVER SPONSORS: Adele’s Place, Church Budget Envelope Co., Diehl Automotive of Salem, Ellyson Plumbing & Heating, Howells & Baird, Inc., Salem Community Hospital, Salem Giant Eagle, Salem Italian American Club, Salem Slovak Club, Stark Memorial, Tolson Comfort Systems, VFW Post 892.

BRONZE SPONSORS: Mayor John C. and Chris Berlin, Betty Brothers, City Auditor; BOC Water Hydraulics, Inc., Butech, Inc., D.T. Moore & Company, Don Santee, Ezio’s Italian Restaurant, Fraternal Order of Eagles, Gordon Bros., HardKore Ink, Robert and Marsha Hodgson, Lederle Auto Service, Lowry Tool & Die, Plummer and Jackson, Attorneys, Salem Area Chamber of Commerce, Salem Car Wash, Salem Computer Center, Salem Masonic Temple, Salem Sewer & Drain, Salem Welding & Supply Company, Sumo Steak House & Sushi, The Moore Agency, Timberlanes Complex.

PATRON SPONSORS: Andrew Null, City Councilman; Attorney Bret Apple, City Treasurer; Dr. Rebecca Brown, OD; Custom Images, Dennis Plegge, City Councilman; Edward Jones Investments, John Wise; Hofmeister Realty, MacMillan Office Supply, McGarvey Heating, Pastors Lou and Aimee Raymond, Patty Colian, Salem Fitness Club, Salem Masons.

Finally, I would like to thank American Fireworks of Hudson, Ohio for giving Salem a wonderful fireworks display again this year.

John C. Berlin,


City of Salem


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