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The Clarion Area Chamber of Business & Industry is pleased to announce this year’s Clarion Hospital “I Love Clarion” celebration, to be held on Monday, July 3, 2017, at the Clarion University Memorial Stadium. This annual event is a great way to celebrate our nation’s independence with your friends, family, and community!

The gates will open at 5:00 pm with free games and activities for children and adults. Local businesses and non-profits will be selling food and refreshments including kettle corn, hot dogs, walking-tacos, ice cream, and more! Be sure to get a tasty treat and support your local businesses and non-profit agencies.

Live music will start at 7:00 pm, The evening will conclude with a fantastic fireworks display at dusk.

We will once again be collecting donations in support of our nation’s troops including travel size men’s & women’s personal hygiene products, individual packets of snacks (non-perishable items only), batteries, music CDs, games (playing cards, small board games, puzzles), gum & hard candy, air fresheners, phone cards, envelopes & postage stamps, writing tablets, ink pens, rubber bands, and books & magazines. Monetary donations will also be accepted. An additional table will be set up for those who wish to write thank-you cards to those serving in the armed forces.

A very special thank you goes out to our sponsors for the event, including Clarion Hospital, title sponsor; Pennsylvania American Water Company, participating sponsor; and Clarion University, major sponsor.

For more information, please contact the Clarion Area Chamber of Business and Industry at 814-226-9161 or [email protected].

Please enjoy some highlight photos from last year:

Jim and Carol Porter and Karl Becker decked out in their patriotic best, ready for the festivities. Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

Jim and Carol Porter and Karl Becker decked out in their patriotic best, ready for the festivities. Photo courtesy of Pam Huffman

Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

The Wrangler Band once again put on a wonderful show to entertain the crowd who gathered for the event. Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

The Wrangler Band once again put on a wonderful show to entertain the crowd who gathered for the event. Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

The Chamber provided games for the kids, where everyone's a winner. Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

The Chamber provided games for the kids, where everyone’s a winner. Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

The Chamber provided games for the kids, where everyone's a winner. Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

The Chamber provided games for the kids, where everyone’s a winner. Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

The Chamber provided games for the kids, where everyone's a winner. Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

The Chamber provided games for the kids, where everyone’s a winner. Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

The awesome crew from Glory on High Fireworks, LLC put on an amazing fireworks display for the Clarion community to enjoy. Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

The awesome crew from Glory on High Fireworks, LLC put on an amazing fireworks display for the Clarion community to enjoy. Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

Glory on High Fireworks, LLC sets up for their display. Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

Glory on High Fireworks, LLC sets up for their display. Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

Glory on High Fireworks, LLC sets up for their display. Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

Glory on High Fireworks, LLC sets up for their display. Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

The Cub Scouts presented the colors for the opening ceremonies. Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

The Cub Scouts presented the colors for the opening ceremonies. Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

New to the event, DB's Smokin'' BBQ - The Shack brought delicious BBQ as a dinner option. Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

New to the event, DB’s Smokin” BBQ – The Shack brought delicious BBQ as a dinner option. Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

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Kim Titley and her friend getting ready for some patriotic fun.

Kim Titley and her friend getting ready for some patriotic fun.

Kids of all ages dressed in their patriotic best for the event. Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

Kids of all ages dressed in their patriotic best for the event. Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

Thank you Clarion University of Pennsylvania once again for the use of the stadium for the event. Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

Thank you Clarion University of Pennsylvania once again for the use of the stadium for the event. Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

Kelly Bauer, reigning Miss Teen ALF helped hand out balloons to the kids. Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

Kelly Bauer, reigning Miss Teen ALF helped hand out balloons to the kids. Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

The U.S. Army Recruiting Company Clarion provided ways to test your fitness while having a little fun. Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

The U.S. Army Recruiting Company Clarion provided ways to test your fitness while having a little fun. Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

Clarion Area High School Volleyball Team subjected themselves to the dunk tank. Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

Clarion Area High School Volleyball Team subjected themselves to the dunk tank. Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

Coston Cross gave a wonderful performance to kick off the entertainment. Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

Coston Cross gave a wonderful performance to kick off the entertainment. Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

Thank you Clarion Hospital for being the Title Sponsor for the event again this year. Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

Thank you Clarion Hospital for being the Title Sponsor for the event again this year. Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

Kim Titley helps volunteers get balloons ready for the kids - Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

Kim Titley helps volunteers get balloons ready for the kids – Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman

Glory on High Fireworks, LLC provided the highlight of the night with their awesome fireworks display. Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman — at Clarion University Stadium.

Glory on High Fireworks, LLC provided the highlight of the night with their awesome fireworks display. Photo courtesy of Pam Bedison Huffman — at Clarion University Stadium.

 

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For more information, please contact the Clarion Area Chamber of Business and Industry at 814-226-9161 or [email protected]