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Fourth fireworks fund drive launched

A fund drive has been started to pay for Park Rapids' annual July 4th celebration. Contributions are tax deductible. (Enterprise file photo)

The annual Fourth of July fireworks celebration at Red Bridge Park is in need of donations.

The fireworks show is not free and no tax dollars are spent. It's arranged and funded completely by private, tax deductible donations.

Contributions are tax deductible. Checks can be written to Park Rapids Rotary Fireworks Fund, PO Box 704, Park Rapids, MN 56470. A receipt will be given to document the tax deductible donation.

Donations can be made online through the Northwest Minnesota Foundation community fund at -funds/community-fundweb sites/park-rapids-area-community-fund.html.

A video has been made for the Park Rapids fireworks show fund drive at

Park Rapids Rotarian Alan Zemek is organizing this year's fireworks fund drive. He said Park Rapids has one of the best July 4 fireworks celebrations around.

He is asking the community to consider "buying a ticket" to the best show in town and make a generous donation.