(County supports efforts of the Freedom fest 2014 Committee)…. Gene Brister, Chairman of the Committee, thanked the Board of Supervisors for their past support.
Brister appeared before the Board Tuesday. He said in the past there have been between 330 and 350 volunteers countywide helping with the annual fireworks extravaganza at Imperial Valley College. The volunteers include the County Sheriff’s Reserves, Sheriff Explorers, County Fire, County Sheriff Posse, County Public Works, and others. Brister said the California Highway Patrol estimated almost 60,000 people witnessed last year’s Freedom Fest, in and around the IVC Campus to enjoy the free fireworks show synchronized to music. The Supervisors praised the efforts of Brister and the Committee. They voted unanimously to continue to support the 24th Annual Freedom Fest.