Tuesday evening July 3rd the Summer Band members put on an Independence Day Concert in the beautiful Ojai Libbey Bowl. Hundreds of people turned out to enjoy the concert of patriotic tunes, WWII popular music and a tribute to the Armed Services and veterans. Bryan Caldwell's Boy Scout Troop turned out to blow up balloons and sell them to the crowd and the Independence Day Committee raised funds for the annual fireworks display by selling t-shirts and raffle tickets. Rotary Club of Ojai West President Elect Steve Frank was the MC and Laura Denne and her all volunteer band led the way to the July 4th Independence Day Parade and Fireworks Display. Trevor Quirk from the Upper Ojai Thomas Fire Relief group was named the Grand Marshall of the Independence Day Parade and with his family led the balloon parade and one of the band numbers.
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