UPDATED TO INCLUDE THE LENGTH OF TIME THE LABOR DAY FIREWORKS HAVE BEEN HELD. IT IS NOT "DECADES" AS FIRST REPORTED. THE TRADITION BEGAN IN 2004.
The Labor Day Fireworks have been a tradition since 2004, celebrating the official end of one season, before the next.
But this year they are in jeopardy. As our town government keeps a watchful eye on managing a tight budget, and the Chamber of Commerce operating on a shoe string, there may, alas, not be the traditional fireworks show.
Folks and businesses -- including the Chamber and the Town and a substantial donation from Stewarts -- have raised half of the $4,000 needed.
But all is not lost -- and that's where you come in. We've worked up a simple math equation to make this happen.
If 200 families, businesses or individuals throw in $10 --- the goal will be reached. Ditto if just 100 folks throw in $20! 300 folks? Around $7. So this is achievable!!!
But the clock is ticking. There are several ways to get your donations in:
1. Stop by the Chamber Office on Main Street.
2. Stop by Clerk's office on the 1st Floor near the Library entrance at The Town Hall. If closed leave it with the Library desk.
3. Give your checks to Town Supervisor Mike Marnell, council members Roger Friedman, Meg Wood, Clara Phibbs or Donald Sage
4. Pop a check in the post, made out to the Town Of Schroon, with “Fireworks” in the memo line and send it to the Schroon Lake Chamber, 1075 U.S. 9, Schroon Lake, NY 12870.
For more information call (518) 532-7675. Let’s do this!!!