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Annual July 4th parade in Arbutus faces financial shortfall
Annual July 4th parade in Arbutus faces financial shortfall

This isn't the first year a shortage of funds in the months leading up to annual Arbutus 4th of July Parade has put the summer tradition at risk. But this year's worries might be the worst, longtime parade organizer George Kendrick said. Of the $23,000 Kendrick says he needs to run the event, he said he only has $11,000 so far, and July is inching closer every day. While parade attendance has remained steady over the past years, the number of people contributing money to the event has dwindled, he said. "If I could get two bucks from every household, it would cover the whole thing," Kendrick said. "People don't understand that it costs money" to put...

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