Channel Islands Harbor July 4th Fireworks

The beloved traditional fireworks show at the Channel Islands Harbor on the Fourth of July is in jeopardy once again.  Last year the City of Oxnard cut off its funding support for the event due to budget problems, and the same is true again this year, which means there is a $50,000 gap to fill in order to bring back the fireworks.  The County Harbor Department is struggling with its own budget issues and cannot fill the void.  

Community members around the harbor, both individuals and businesses,  have spoken in the past about being willing to support this event because of its great popularity, so this looks like the time to step up and do just that!  The Harbor Lessees Association is taking the lead on organizing this fund-raising effort, but it’s going to take the combined work of hundreds of us to make this happen, especially since the money is needed by the end of March in order to schedule the show.

Please show your support for this tradition, and donate today!  If it should happen that the fireworks show cannot be saved, you may send your request for a refund to:  Harbor Lessees Assn., Attn:  Steve Kinney, 3600 S. Harbor Blvd.  #119, Oxnard, CA. 93035.  Or, any funds left at the end of this effort will be given to the Harbor Foundation, the 501(c)(3) charity which promotes marine education and public interaction with the marine environment.

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Steven Kinney 
Oxnard, CA
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