WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (June 15, 2016) – It’s that time of year! Grab your lawn chair, your blanket, your family, and friends, and get ready to enjoy the Fourth of July fireworks display in Watkins Glen on Friday, July 1, hosted by the Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce and presented by Welliver. Supporting sponsors include Fagan Engineers, Atwater Estate Vineyards, GRAFT wine + cider bar, and Nelson Development.

Vice President of Finance Ann Welliver-Hartsing takes pride in sponsoring the fireworks, which are an area tradition, “Welliver is pleased to continue the long-standing tradition of Watkins Glen celebrating this great country’s freedom with the best fireworks display around!”

Date:               Friday, July 1, 2016 (rain date Friday, July 8, 2015)

Time:               Dark (approximately 9:45pm)

Location:         Clute Memorial Park, Watkins Glen, NY

“Fagan Engineers & Land Surveyors, P.C. is honored to sponsor the fireworks at Clute Memorial Park in Watkins Glen.  We are dedicated to supporting the community in which we live and serve and excited to be a part of this annual tradition,” said Chris Karam, Vice President of Fagan Engineers and Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce Board Chairman. “It is a tremendous event that brings the community together and offers an important reminder why we celebrate the Fourth of July.”

Ted Marks, Owner of Atwater Winery adds, “Atwater Estate Vineyards and GRAFT are excited to be involved in celebrating our 4th of July by sponsoring the fireworks in Watkins Glen. There is something about fireworks that thrills every age and certainly brings out the spirit in all of us. This day is meant to remind us that the 4th is celebrating our country, its founding, and its principles. That we are a united nation built on diversity, love and God.  We must not lose sight of this as we move every so boldly into the future, setting the course for another generation to continue our great country and its purpose.”

Each year, thousands come out to view this beautiful display over scenic Seneca Lake. Young Explosives Corporation of Rochester, New York will produce the show. They present over 400 shows annually. You can view some of their past displays on their website: www.youngexplosives.com.

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