July 13, 2008 Letters to the Editor

Community makes show possible

The Fourth of July has always been one of my favorite holidays, and I love spending it in Clovis with my family and friends.

We have made a tradition out of going to Greene Acres Park for the Smoke on the Water celebration.

Smoke on the Water has everything that a “big city” celebration has — live music, fun events, great food, and a world-class fireworks display.

Since Smoke on the Water started in 1994, there has been no need to go out of town for “bigger” or “better” shows — we have the biggest and best right here.

Because Smoke on the Water is funded entirely by donations, the fact that over $23,000 was raised really says something about the spirit of our community. That’s why I wanted to