Port Chester's kick off at 7:30 p.m. at Port Chester High School with the support of local veterans, scouts, students and more — culminating in fireworks by Grucci.
Former mayor Gerald Logan is the general chairman of today's event.
Here's the order of ceremonies for the celebration:
Posting of colors: Westchester Marine Corps League
Pledge of Allegiance: Boy Scout Troop 6, Cub Scout Pack 19
Invocation: , Salvation Army, Port Chester
Taps: Joseph Sabia
Retirement of colors: Marine Corps League
Introduction of speakers:
Speakers: Port Chester Mayor Dennis Pilla, Rye Brook Mayor Joan Feinstein, Rye Town Supervisor Joseph Carvin
God Bless the USA:
Awards to Student Contest Winners: Essay chair Nancy Logan with Noel Gallicano, Toni Ganim, Dr. Steven Klein
Happy Birthday to all born on July 4th: Sung by students
God Bless America: Barbara Bassano
Presentation of Outstanding Citizen Award: Rev. Gerald Washington, pastor, Bethesda Baptist Church, former mayor Gerald Logan.
Service award: Port Chester volunteer firefighters, Chief Kevin McFadden
Benediction: Rev. Gerald Washington
Entertainment: Michael and Barbara Bassano and Hope Klein, members of Ward Summer Camp
America the Beautiful: Michael and Barbara Bassano
And, of course, the fireworks.