Rotary announces July 4 Family Fun Day, seeks sponsorships

MERRIMACK – Independence Day 2017 is coming sooner than you think! The Rotary Club of Merrimack is pleased to announce the Merrimack Rotary July 4th Pancake breakfast and Family Fun Day at the elementary school recreational fields on Baboosic Lake Rd on Tuesday, July 4. Details of the day’s events can be found on the official website, You can also follow the event on Twitter at @Merrimack4th, or “Like” Merrimack4th on Facebook.

The Rotary Club and Town of Merrimack will provide family entertainment from 8 a.m. until dusk, including kids’ entertainment, games, bounce rides, food and refreshments, and other activities. Some of the special events planned include:

• Rotary Club Pancake Breakfast (get advance tickets online)

• Family entertainment and music stage

• Youth entertainment and music stage

• Rock climbing wall

• Local club demonstrations

• Merrimack Police K-9 demonstration

• Arts & Crafts competition

• Chalk Art Contest

• Merrimack history tent

• Bounce rides and games

• Kids’ slides

• Games

• Dunk tank

• Parade and fireworks show presented by the town of Merrimack

“The Merrimack Rotary is excited to once again plan and host the July 4th Family Fun Day,” said Neil Anketell, coordinator of Family Fun Day. “The Family Fun Day is also made possible in a big way by generous contributors in the community. Contributions can be made by check and through PayPal on the website,”

Individual sponsorships/donations in any amount are appreciated and welcomed. Sponsors of the pancake breakfast will be recognized on the placemats at the breakfast. Starting at $250, you can sponsor both the pancake breakfast and the Family Fun Day. These sponsors will be recognized in a variety of ways before and during the July Fourth festivities, depending on the level of participation. To discuss your sponsorship or marketing plan, call Chris Christensen at 424-2542, or email him at

Tax deductible donations may be mailed to: Rotary Club of Merrimack Foundation, P.O. Box 181, Merrimack, N.H. 03054. Please place the following in the check memo line: “For Merrimack Rotary July 4th Family Fun Day” or donate through PayPal found on

Please contact the Rotary Club at, or Neil Anketell at 494-5879, for more information or questions.

– Submitted by Merrimack Rotary Club