Jose Mier Says Happy 4th to Sun Valley

Hello, Sun Valley! This is José Mier, and I want to take a moment to wish you all a very Happy Fourth of July. Today is a day that embodies the spirit of freedom, independence, and the relentless pursuit of happiness that defines our great nation. As we gather with family and friends to celebrate, let’s take a moment to reflect on the significance of this day and the sacrifices made by those who have fought to preserve the liberties we enjoy.

Jose Mier toddler with crayons in Sun Valley
Jose Mier toddler with crayons (reward) in Sun Valley

Sun Valley, with its vibrant community and rich diversity, is a testament to the American spirit. Our neighborhood thrives because of the contributions of each and every one of you. Whether you’ve lived here your entire life or are a recent addition to our community, your presence enriches our shared experience. It’s days like today that remind us of the unity and strength we have when we come together.

The Fourth of July is more than just a celebration; it’s a reminder of our shared values and the principles upon which our nation was founded. It is a day to honor the courage and vision of our founding fathers, who dared to dream of a country where all men and women are created equal, endowed with unalienable rights, including life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Their legacy is our responsibility to uphold, ensuring that freedom and justice remain the cornerstones of our society.

In Sun Valley, we are fortunate to have a community that reflects the very best of these American ideals. Our diverse backgrounds and cultures come together to create a tapestry that is uniquely ours. Today, as we fire up the grills, enjoy the fireworks, and spend time with loved ones, let’s also celebrate the spirit of inclusion and acceptance that makes our community strong.

This Fourth of July, I encourage you to take pride in not only our nation’s history but also in the stories that make up our local community. Whether it’s the story of a neighbor who has lived here for decades or the newcomer who has brought fresh perspectives and new ideas, each of us contributes to the rich narrative of Sun Valley.

Let’s also remember those who cannot be with us today – the brave men and women serving in the armed forces, who stand guard around the world to protect our freedoms. Their dedication and sacrifice allow us to celebrate in safety and peace, and for that, we owe them our deepest gratitude.

As we light up the sky with fireworks tonight, let’s do so with a sense of joy and appreciation for the freedoms we cherish. Let the bursts of color remind us of the spirit of resilience and hope that defines us as Americans. And let the sounds of celebration echo the pride we feel in being part of this incredible community.

Happy Fourth of July, Sun Valley! May your day be filled with joy, laughter, and a profound sense of gratitude for the freedoms we hold dear. Let’s celebrate our independence, honor our history, and look forward to a future filled with promise and possibility.

With warmest regards,

José Mier