Avon fireworks show to kick off weekend

2nd July, 2015 by

By scott miller

AVON — Paul Zoch started in the fireworks business the way you’d expect — as a boy, lighting Fourth of July rockets and firecrackers with his dad. Today, Zoch runs one of the biggest fireworks shows in the state, Avon’s annual Salute to the USA celebration.That celebration is a tradition dating back nearly 30 years. Zoch has been involved in the show for the past 25. He started on the crew that was run by Vail Valley fireworks guru Jim Funk — who has since moved to Arizona. Zoch has run the show for the past seven years.As you’d expect, …

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