Letter: Thanks for support of Freedom Fest

To the Editor:

Letters1This year’s Freedom Fest was one of the most exciting and successful ever, thanks to the many individuals and agencies that contributed to both planning and running the event at Nottingham County Park.  Through the hard work and generosity of many, thousands of people enjoyed an evening of family fun in celebration of our Nation’s birth.

In addition to the efforts of several dozen Chester County Facilities and Parks staff members, we thank:

West Nottingham Township Supervisors, Emergency Manager, Police Department, Public Works;

Union Fire Company Fire, Emergency Medical Services and Fire Police Divisions;

Community Fire Company of Rising Sun

Robert Fulton Volunteer Fire Company

Horseshoe Wildland Fire Crew 17-18

Quarryville Fire Company

Southern Chester County Emergency Medical Services/Medic 94;

Avondale Fire Company Emergency Medical Services

West Grove Fire Company Fire and Emergency Medical Services Divisions

Community Fire Company of Rising Sun Emergency Medical Services

Westwood Fire Company Emergency Medical Services

Chester County Fire Police Association

Chester County Sheriff’s Department

Chester County Department of Emergency Services

Oxford Police Department

West Fallowfield Township Police Department

Pennsylvania State Police Avondale Barracks

Wrightsdale Baptist Church Youth Group

We are also grateful to Sadsbury Township, East Whiteland Township Police Department and Chester County Prison for the loan of equipment for the event.

Several area businesses joined presenting sponsor Herr Foods this year to support Freedom Fest as associate sponsors.  We thank McCormick Taylor, Mushroom Farmers of Pennsylvania, Krapf Bus Companies and Flowers Baking – Tastykake for their generous support of the 23rd annual Freedom Fest.

Finally, we thank the thousands who attended this year’s event and participated in this wonderful celebration of our nation’s founding.  We look forward to seeing you next year!


Chester County Board of Commissioners:

Ryan Costello                    

Kathi Cozzone                                                                                   Ed Herr                                

Terence Farrell                                                                                  President, Herr Foods

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