Independence Day, mountain-style

2nd July, 2014 by

By Melanie Wong

if fireworks are actors, Gary Caimano is their director, producer and most ardent fan. During the past two decades, Caimano and his Oklahoma-based outfit Western Enterprises have turned the Avon fireworks show — officially known as FirstBank’s Salute to the USA — into one of the country’s most coveted. Sure, it happens a day before the Fourth of July, but it’s a fitting lead-in to the raucous holiday, drawing nearly 20,000 people to Nottingham Park for an aerial performance by Caimano’s, um, explosive troupe. And sure, it’s no longer the largest in Colorado as it was in the ’90s and …

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