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The RPCRA Victoria Day Weekend Fireworks returned today after a five year absence. Superlatives everywhere! The new venue of Mooney’s Bay Park is awesome. The view from the Mooney’s Bay hill especially was spectacular. The turnout was great – one estimate was that we had more than 2000 spectators, not bad for the first year back.
We had a CTV News truck filming the fireworks, JUMP! 106.9 had a truck on the grounds providing music. Ottawa Fire Services had a pumper truck on the grounds and the kids were crawling all over it. The hill was packed with spectators. The new Beach House Bistro Bar was not yet officially open, but brought in food and soft drinks for the occasion.
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We would like to thank those who helped to make the fireworks successful this year:
The many volunteers who worked tirelessly
The residents of Riverside Park and surrounding neighbourhoods who turned out in droves to make the event a success
City of Ottawa
Fire Services sent a Fire Truck for the kids!
|St. John Ambulance|
|Thanks to volunteers from the Algonquin College Paramedic Program for covering our event.
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