Palatine Jaycees organizing for 65th yearly Hometown Fest

Though it is only March, the Palatine Jaycees are months into the planning for the 65th Hometown Fest, which will include things like a huge firework clearly show, carnival, parade, movie night time, stay amusement and more.

As scheduling is underway, the Palatine Jaycees are on the lookout for people or corporations that are fascinated in collaborating in Palatine’s Fourth of July celebration, which will be held June 30 by July 4 at Neighborhood Park, close to Palatine Highway and Northwest Highway.

“This is the 65th calendar year we are hosting the Fourth of July pageant, and we want to make this a celebration to try to remember,” stated Megan O’Brien, co-chairwoman of the festival.

“We have openings in the parade and the Arts & Crafts, Organization & Charity Expo, and are still accepting sponsors. Programs for all Fourth of July activities are out there on the Palatine Jaycees’ Hometown Fest web page at www.hometownfest.org.”

The parade will be held at 11 a.m. July 2. There are openings for teams who would like to enter a float or just march in the parade. Entries price tag $75 for charities and organizations and $125 for businesses.

“The Arts & Crafts, Enterprise & Charity Expo will have additional than 60 exhibits of pottery, jewellery, pictures, sculptures and paintings,” said Jen Anderson, this year’s co-chairwoman.

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“As in the past, in addition to arts and crafts, we will have a company expo as well as a charity expo for nonprofit or not-for-profit organizations.”

The Arts & Crafts, Company & Charity Expo will operate July 1 and 2. Exhibitors will be assigned a 12-by-12-foot area on a initial-come, very first-serve basis.

An arts & crafts booth will price $100, a small business booth $180 and a charity expo booth $20.

“Hometown Fest is a person of the most effective known and attended events in the area,” reported O’Brien. “We have a quantity of diverse sponsorship options out there that will get the sponsor’s name in front of tens of thousands of regional residents although supporting this community’s preferred undertaking. If you would like to go over becoming a sponsor, see our web-site or e mail [email protected]

Every 12 months, the Palatine Jaycees perform several packages to serve the neighborhood and accumulate resources for procedure of the chapter and community occasions, grants and scholarships.

Involved in these tasks are this year’s Hometown Fest (Fourth of July competition), Xmas tree gross sales, Easter egg hunt, STEM Fair and other people that benefit the Palatine group.