Local News Station Will Provide Live Coverage Of Event, Fireworks.
ABC11 Eyewitness News (http://www.abc11.com) has announced that it will host this year's The 'Works!: July 4th on Fayetteville Street event in downtown Raleigh. The event will feature family-friendly fun in the form of live entertainment, games and contests, and will conclude with a presentation of fireworks. As the main media sponsor for the event, ABC11 anchors Steve Daniels and Tisha Powell along with Chief Meteorologist Chris Hohmann will provide live coverage of the event and fireworks from 9:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. The 'Works! will begin at noon on Wednesday, July 4. This is the first year that the city's Independence Day celebration will be held in downtown Raleigh. Previously, the event took place at the N.C. State Fairgrounds.
DETAILS: For more information about the event, visit http://www.raleighconvention.com/works/?page_id=2.
"We are excited to serve as the main media sponsor of The 'Works!: July 4th on Fayetteville Street," said Daniels. "We are very committed to our community and look forward to participating in a community-focused event celebrating and honoring our country's independence in the heart of downtown Raleigh."
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