Next week, we celebrate the Fourth of July, the anniversary of America's Declaration of Independence -" our nations' birthday. Friends, family and neighbors will get together to celebrate with fireworks, parades and family barbecues. Our country has come a long way since 1776. It was built with hard work, strong work ethics and community cooperation. All are also strong traditions at DELIA'S Cleaners.

There are so many exciting things to do in Phoenix this Fourth of July, including the -- 31st annual Fabulous Phoenix 4th, which will feature one of the largest fireworks displays in the Southwest. The event is free and family-friendly. If you head over, go early as it regularly attracts more than 100,000 people.

This year there will be two stages featuring local entertainers, festival-style food, arts and crafts, interactive exhibits, a classic car display, as well as Kids' World with rides and inflatable activities and a water spray zone. For more information, visit: https://www.phoenix.gov/parks/special-events/fabphx4.

DELIA'S Cleaners will be closed on July 4 so all of our employees can have extra time with their families. We'll be back at work and ready to serve you on July 5.

Whatever your plans this Fourth of July, we hope you have a wonderful time and safe celebration. From all of us at DELIA'S Cleaners, Happy Fourth of July!