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Volunteers needed for Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom

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Volunteers are needed for the 2017 Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom, the state’s “coolest independence festival,” on Tuesday, July 4.

Arizona Celebration of Freedom Fallen Heroes Memorial. (City of Mesa)

Volunteers are needed for a variety of shifts and activities including event tear down and clean up, entertainment stages, the naturalization ceremony, and more. Shifts are between two and four hours from 4 p.m. to midnight. Volunteers must be 16 years of age or 14 if accompanied by a parent or guardian.

All volunteers will be given a commemorative T-shirt while supplies last, snacks and plenty of cool drinks during their volunteer shifts. This year, volunteers will have a chance to win gift cards, goodies or the grand prize of an iPod Touch.

For more information on volunteering, visit www.azcelebrationoffreedom.org, click on “Volunteer” and follow the link to sign up.

The event

The 2017 Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom is July 4 from 6 to 10 p.m. For the fourth consecutive year, this free event will be at the Mesa Convention Center and Mesa Amphitheatre campus, 263 N. Center St., and along Center Street between First Street and University Drive.

The Arizona Celebration of Freedom includes live music, patriotic displays, a naturalization ceremony, family fun, fireworks and more. One new attraction this year will be the Freedom Express trackless train. The festival will include Revolutionary War reenactments from We Make History, the only reenactment group of its type in the southwestern United States. There will also be a Fallen Heroes Memorial honoring the Arizona fallen heroes from the war on terrorism.

Watch for details as we get closer to the event at www.azcelebrationoffreedom.org.

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