With fewer than five months left to go before Independence Day, Port Clinton's fireworks display and parade are nearly funded.
The fireworks display and parade will cost about $10,000 and, thanks to donations and fundraising, the July Fourth Fireworks Committee is only $1,000 shy of reaching that goal, said councilman Mike Snider.
The fireworks were funded via grants from the Harry Stensen Foundation for the past five years. The grant is no longer available.
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