Thursday, May 12, 2011

Ford City Residents Bring Back the BOOM!
The Ford City Residents in Action (FCRA) are bringing back the BOOM with the return of a community fireworks display on Saturday, May 21st in Drouillard Park. This FREE event, which is supported by the Ford City Redevelopment Committee, will provide families with live entertainment, face-painting, and of course the fireworks! Food and drink sales will help support future community events. Everything starts at 6pm and wraps up at 11pm.

Having successfully hosted the Ford City Winter Wonderfest, an Easter Egg Hunt and a Neighbourhood Clean-Up, the Residents in Action Committee is thrilled to be bringing a community fireworks event back to Ford City,” stated Gary Dugal with the FCRA. “We are planning on a tremendous turnout from across the city.”

This event is just one of the many signs that great things are happening in Ford City. The Residents in Action have worked tirelessly to prepare a night of family friendly fun and entertainment. You don’t want to miss It!

When: Saturday May 21, 2011 (Rain Date: Sunday, May 22, 2011)
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Where: Drouillard Park, 1247 Drouillard Road
Purpose: Build community spirit and raise funds for future community events.
Includes: Live entertainment, food concessions, and fireworks!
Admission: Free

Karlene Nielsen or Stephen Lynn
Ford City Neighbourhood Renewal
1168 Drouillard Road, Windsor
T: 519-915-9583
The Ford City Residents in Action are the 2011 winners of the United Way’s “Creating Thriving Neighbourhoods” award. This voluntary committee, made up of Ford City residents, is determined to improve the quality of life in Ford City for all residents. They are also committed to the creation and implementation of family friendly events that create opportunities for individuals to meet their neighbours and engage one another to experience their community.

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