Volunteers are still needed for the 2017 Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom, the state’s “coolest independence festival,” on Tuesday, July 4.
Volunteers are needed for a variety of shifts and activities including event tear down and clean up, entertainment stages, the Naturalization Ceremony and more. Shifts are between two and four hours from 4 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Volunteers must be 16 years of age or 14 if accompanied by a parent or guardian.
All volunteers will be given a commemorative t-shirt while supplies last, snacks and plenty of cool drinks during their volunteer shifts. This year, volunteers will have a chance to win gift cards, goodies or the grand prize of an iPod Touch.
For more information, visit www.azcelebrationoffreedom.org, click on “Volunteer” and follow the link to sign up.
The Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom will be full of entertainment, live music, patriotic displays, a naturalization ceremony, Revolutionary War reenactments, family fun, fireworks and much more! It will be held July 4 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Mesa Amphitheatre and Mesa Convention Center, 263 N. Center St., and along Center Street between Second Street and University Drive.
Entrance into the event and activities are FREE. Only food, drinks, and merchandise from vendors will have an associated cost.
The 2017 Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom is presented by KOOL-FM, Downtown Mesa Association, Visit Mesa and the City of Mesa. Other sponsors are Sertoma Club; Entertainment Solutions Inc.; State Forty Eight; Boeing; Crescent Crown Distributing; CORE Construction; Valley Metro Rail; Mesa Convention Center; Mesa Recycles; Mesa Water; Mesa Energy Resources; Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport; Special Devices Inc.; Arizona Republic; American Traffic Solutions; Century Graphics; Haydon; Hilton; Marriott Phoenix-Mesa; Mesa Counts on College; Council District 4; Council District 6; Mesa Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities; Walmart; A Company; Nesbitt Contracting Company; Talis Corporation; Triadvocates; United Food Bank; Wist Office Products; Go Vets and The Oak Room.
Source: City of Mesa