Grucci did the right thing...
The Grucci Firework company will NOT participate in an annual Christmas event in New York. The reason is the event changed its name from the Christmas Boat Parade to the Patchogue Holiday Boat Parade.
Thank Grucci for its principled stand!
Contact Fireworks by Grucci
Fireworks by Grucci
One Grucci Lane, Brookhaven, NY 11719 USA
Tel: 631 286 0088 Fax: 631 286 9036
More info on Grucci:
From our triumph as the first American fireworks family
to win the Gold Medal at the annual Monte Carlo Fireworks Competition in 1979 . . . . . . to the Grand Opening of Denver's Invesco Field Stadium . . .
. . . the APEC Economic Summit Conference in Shanghai, China . . . . . . and the recently completed 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Games . . . we are continuing to redefine the art of pyrotechnics.
As the innovators and creators of the state-of-the-art style of displaying fireworks, we have produced all the major firework programs in the United States and many places in the world over the past decades:
— Six consecutive U.S. Presidential Inaugurations:
— Ronald Reagan — 1981, 1985
— George Bush — 1989
— William Clinton — 1993, 1997
— George W. Bush — 2001
— Statue of Liberty Centennial — 1986
— Brooklyn Bridge Centennial — 1983
— The Olympic Games:
— Lake Placid — 1981
— Los Angeles — 1985
— Salt Lake City — 2002
— World's Fairs:
— Knoxville, Tennessee— 1982
— New Orleans, Los Angeles — 1984
— Taejon, Korea— 1993