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Proclamation Ceremony

Hear about our history, honor our hometown heroes!


July 4, 1 pm

Cameron Park

Gather at the gazebo in Cameron Park to hear about our history and honor our hometown heroes.  See static displays of military, police, fire, and EMS vehicles.  After the ceremony, enjoy live music entertainment!

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Proclamation Ceremony
Sequence of Events

Ceremony begins at 1pm at the Cameron Park Gazebo. In case of rain, the ceremony will be held in the 1st Presbyterian Church across the street.

Opening Ceremony

Welcome and remarks - MC Mark Lawrence

National Anthem - sung by Kerena Carr, 94KX

Pledge of Allegiance - led by Benjamin Snyder, President, Sunbury Moose #181

Invocation - Pastor Rich Fangmann

Sunbury Semiquincentennial 1772 - 2022

Mayor's Semiquincentennial Proclamation - Mayor Josh Brosious

Presentation of Citations

  • Congressman Fred Keller

  • State Senator John Gordner

  • State Representative Lynda Culver

The Sunbury Semiquincentennial Address - Bill Purdy

The City of Sunbury Centennial 1922 - 2022

Mayor's Centennial Proclamation - Mayor Josh Brosious

Recognition of Centennial Organizations

Honoring of Hometown Heroes

  • Sunbury Police Department - Chief of Police, Brad Hare

  • Sunbury Fire Department - Fire Chief Ronald Rupp, Jr.

  • Sunbury's History of Military Service - John Deppen

Flag Ceremony

Lowering of Ceremonial Flag - Shikellamy JROTC

Playing of Taps - Richard Zellers

Flag Folding Ceremony - narrated by Honorable Mike Toomey


Closing Remarks - Mayor Joshua Brosious

Benediction and Blessings - Mark Lawrence

Post-ceremony Entertainment until 10pm

Music in the Gazebo

Blue River Soul featuring  vocalist Karen Meeks - 3pm to 6pm

Check 1 Two - 6:30pm to 9pm

DJ Music - 9pm to 10pm

Ferris Wheel


Ferris wheel open from 4pm to 10pm

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