City of Asheville accepting applications for July 4 fundraising

From the city of Asheville:

Asheville, NC – The City of Asheville invites local nonprofit organizations to apply for a fundraising opportunity at the Independence Day Celebration in downtown Asheville on Thursday, July 4, 2013. Deadline to apply is Friday, May 24.

A single nonprofit organization will be selected to staff two beverage and wristband sales locations at the event in exchange for a percentage of sales. The nonprofit partner in 2012 earned $1,400 for its participation. The Independence Day Celebration features free children’s activities, a patriotic presentation, food vendors, local bands and a grand finale fireworks display.

The deadline to apply for this fundraising opportunity is May 24, 2013. To apply, contact for an application.

The Independence Day Celebration is produced by the City of Asheville and is a long standing community tradition. Additional information is available at or by calling the City of Asheville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department at (828) 259-5800.


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