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Annual Fourth of July celebration promises family fun


The annual July 4th celebration in Groveton at the "Y" is less than a month away now. As always, the celebration here to honor our nation's Independence Day will feature plenty of fun, food, family, and, of course, fireworks. The event is sponsored by The Chamber of Commerce and The Lions Club, and will begin at 5 p.m. Some of the fun games include watermelon eating contest, money dig, sack races, skillet toss, rolling pin toss and dunking booth. The dunking booth promises to feature some of your favorite Groveton representatives. Live Entertainment will be provided by Ketch'n Keep'em and The William Truss Band. Fireworks begin at dark. Vendors will be on hand with a variety of food, cold drinks, etc. Vendor forms can be downloaded at www. trinit ycount ychamber.org or you can contact Cheryl McMahon at 936-707-4596. Here is a schedule of the events for the celebration: Event starts - 5:00 Entertainment begins - 5:00 Dunking Booth, Bounce House and food/retail booths open 5:00 Watermelon eating contest - 5:30 pm Skillet Toss, Rolling Pin Toss, Sack Races begin 6:00 pm (sign up sheets will be available at baseball field entry) Tug of War - max 8 per team - 8:00 (teams must sign up before 7:30 pm) Fireworks - begin at dark


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