Starke County Fireworks Net Almost $1000 Profit

The Starke County Fireworks event was a success last week.

According to Knox Mayor Rick Chambers, a profit was made in this year’s event. The fireworks show, hosted by Mad Bomber, was conducted at $7,800 and with other expenses, the total cost came to $8,559. Over $4,000 was donated toward the event, and gate fees totaled $2,437. Two fundraisers brought in a little over $2,500. In all, $9,461 was collected which provided a $902.46 profit for the city.

Mayor Chambers and the Fireworks Committee thanks everyone who was a part of this year’s success and the Mayor said the show will go on in 2013.