Sponsors And Volunteers


Behind the scenes of Severna Park’s annual Independence Day parade, several volunteers and sponsors partner to make the event fun and safe for everyone involved. Please join us in thanking them for their commitment to the community.


Woods Parking and Road Management

  • John McLaughlin, Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church

Police Traffic Control

  • Corporal Jamie Grover

St. Martin’s-in-the-Field

  • Jim League, parade manager
  • Denise Golden, Bello Machre
  • James Golden, Golden Consulting
  • Jeanie Langellotto, Alzheimer’s Association – Greater Maryland chapter
  • Kevin Murnane
  • Debra Saltz, BD Provisions
  • Pam Spearman

Our Shepherd Lutheran Church

  • Robert Mufareh and his daughter Juliana, My Commercial Capital
  • Tommy Sommers, LogoZone Promotions

Decorated Bike Contest

  • Colette Barnes, KinderCare
  • Edinboro Early School staff
  • Rod Reddish, Pedal Pushers
  • The Goddard School of Millersville staff

Parade Route

  • Pam Booth, Severna Park Nutrition
  • Alison Jessie, Greater Severna Park and Arnold Chamber of Commerce
  • Trish May, Jason Mitchell Group
  • Pam Negron, Negron Farmers Insurance Agency


  • Earl Schaffer


  • Christie Coster, The Big Bean
  • Greg Coster, The Big Bean
  • Jonathan Katz, Severna Park Voice
  • Jason LaBarge, LaBarge Financial
  • Dianna Lancione, Severna Park Voice
  • Rachel Muñoz, state delegate, Muñoz Estates and Trusts



Community Champions

  • Chick-fil-A
  • Kogen Dojo

Shop Local

  • JB’s, Severna Park
  • Park Tavern
  • Severna Park Automotive

Community Awards

  • Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi – Best Overall
  • Kitchen Tune-Up – Best Theme
  • People Rise – Most Patriotic

Judges Sponsor

  • Main Street Home Loans
  • Park Hardware

DJ Sponsors

  • Delegate Heather Bagnall
  • Senator Dawn Gile
  • SERVPRO of Annapolis/Severna Park

Freedom Sponsors

  • Allstate Insurance — Alex Schwab
  • Anne Arundel Community College Foundation
  • Griswold Home Care
  • Homestead Gardens
  • Keep Our Judges 2024 (Christine Marie Celeste and Ginina Jackson-Stevenson)
  • Whale Works Design & Illustration

Independence Sponsors

  • Edward F. Herold Jr. CPA LLC
  • Gross Bin Busters
  • Play Street Museum
  • Severna Park Family & Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Sweet Bamboo Boba
  • Wright Orthodontics

Decorated Bikes

  • Lean On Dee


  • Severna Park Voice

Comfort Station

  • Severna Park Community Center


  • Andrea Trelles — Living With The Magic Vacations
  • Christ Embassy Glen Burnie
  • Face It! Spa and Wellness
  • Friends of LaToya Nkongolo for Board of Education
  • Tom Casey for Judge

Balloon Sponsor

  • Tangled Balloons


  • Our Shepherd Lutheran Church
  • Martin’s-in-the-Field Episcopal Church
  • The Big Bean
  • Victory Awards


  • Gardiner & Appel Group offered parking for the parade judges and food for the volunteers following the festivities.

  • Elmore Law Group offered its parking lot for the two Community Champion sponsor tents.

  • Negron Farmers Insurance Agency shared its restroom facilities.

  • Jeff Coombs provided the support of the Mobileers.


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