Press photos by Elsa KerschnerBill Kearns and Charlie Hughes, fire company trustees, greet people as they enter the social hall.
Heather Utt is kitchen manager and chairman of the Jamboree committee.
Kristy Reis of New Tripoli ponders what she would like to win at the Chinese auction.
Maddie Seither of New Tripoli took on a new persona as a “Hello Kitty” cat.
Ernest Smith and grandson Jayson, 9 months, share french fries and hamburgers. Grandmother Gail said Jayson also comes to fire company drawings.
Marc Grammes, painted as a pirate, won a prize for a girl in the children’s games.
As the final raffle number was drawn, Linda Long filled the air with a scream. Her husband, Eric, was the winner of a $1,000 prize. “I was shocked,” she said. Eric is at the right in the photo.
Sarah Joy Nixon, Lou Moreneni and Sandi Shook dance to the music in front of the bandstand at the Jamboree.
Still Kickin’ provided musical entertainment at the Lynnport Fire Co. Jamboree.
Lynnport Fire Co. celebrates America’s independence
Lynnport Fire Company celebrated America’s independence as it has done for the past two decades and two years, with a jumping Jamboree, complete with music, food and fabulous fireworks.
The band, Still Kickin’, provided live music. Members of the band come from all over the Lehigh Valley.
As band members were tuning up for their performance, a cloud came overhead and one member said when the cloud was there, different settings were required as they tuned up.
On the hillside, the wind was knocking around chairs but the temperature was comfortable.
There was a constant line at the food stand where sandwiches, pierogies, fries, and desserts were offered.
Inside the social hall, there were children’s games, a Chinese auction and a raffle. See photos on Page A6.