A volunteer fastens a sponsor banner to a fence along Main Street while preparing for the 2005 Batavia fireworks show. The committee that organizes the show says unless it can raise $50,000 by May 1, there will not be a show this year.
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Batavia Alderman Susan Stark, a volunteer with the Batavia fireworks committee, says besides money, the committee also needs volunteers.
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If you want to see a fireworks show in Batavia this Fourth of July, open your wallet now.The committee that organizes the show says if it doesn't have $50,000 in its bank account by May 1 it likely won't do a show. “We definitely don't want to downsize,” said Susan Stark, a Batavia alderman who volunteers with the committee. The committee has $4,500 now. And May 1 is when it has to let the fireworks company know if the show is a go or no-go, she said.