As 2016 draws near its end and we look forward to the promise of a new year, thanks are in order once again - many thanks indeed.
Thank you to nearly 75,000 guests who took time to join us for your Memorial Day Weekend and the 2016 installment of the WRAL Freedom Balloon Fest presented by Fidelity Bank. Thanks to the Board of Commissions for their support because the Town of Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina more than proved it was worthy as our new Host Community as we celebrated our freedom and took time to honor those who have made the ultimate in service to our country.
We were overwhelmed when the town's board re-affirmed their support this fall to make Fuquay-Varina the Host Community for the Freedom Balloon Fest for at least the next five years! Thank you for your on-going support.
To our many sponsors, thank you for keeping the spirit of community alive in an all to busy world - especially our presenting sponsor Fidelity Bank. When you're making a buying choice, we hope you'll support those sponsors who supported this wonderful community event.
Volunteers...to our hundreds of volunteers, thank you for your tireless efforts before, during and after the festival - you embody the concept of service above self we all aspire to achieve.
To our military families, thank you for your willingness to lay it on the line every day - we owe you a debt of gratitude for your sacrifices.
And to those Gold Star families whose loved ones paid the ultimate in service to their nation, thank you - we will remember. We thank you most of all. This event is for you.
We look forward to a joyous, peaceful and happy 2017.
The volunteer organizers of the 2016 WRAL Freedom Balloon Fest presented by Fidelity Bank.
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