The Colchester Parks & Recreation Department would like to extend its sincere thanks to the many volunteers, organizations and businesses that helped to make the 48th Annual Colchester 4th of July Celebration a success!

We’d like to recognize the following businesses and organizations for generously donating to the event: Lakeshore ACE Hardware, All Seasons Excavating, Bevins’ Door, Bevo Catering, Chamberlain Construction, Claussen’s Florist & Greenhouse, Coates Island Marina, Colchester Democrats, Colchester Health & Fitness, Cummings Electric, Danform Shoes, Dick Mazza’s General Store, Dr. Rebecca Collman, E & S Electric, Edge Pharmacy Services, Anna Bolanis Family Dentistry, Hayward Tyler, Lone Pine Campsites, Marina at Marble Island, Mike’s Auto Parts, Myers Container, Pension Works, Pepin Memorials, Petit Brook Veterinary Clinic, Saba Marine, Shadow Cross Farm, Sheppard Custom Homes, and Kent Booraem-State Farm Insurance.

Thank you to our emergency service organizations: Colchester Center Volunteer Fire Company, Malletts Bay Volunteer Fire Department, Colchester Rescue and Colchester Police. Thank you to Colchester High School, Pam Loranger – our parade grand marshal – and special thanks to Dick and Nancy Pecor, Rik and Anita Dayvie and Leigh and Joanie Mallory for their help with the fun run and parade.

Many hands go into making this event a success each year, and we couldn’t do it without you.