Numerous fireworks stands have popped up in the Yuba-Sutter area ahead of Independence Day and this weekend's festivities.

Yuba County Career Preparatory Charter School has a TNT fireworks booth set up at 10th and E streets in Marysville.

Proceeds from the booth will help fund a forthcoming radio studio and student activities, such as field trips.

"It's a great way to raise funds and get kids out of town to see what's out there," said Teresa Leon, a secretary at the Marysville school.

She said the school took some students to see the play "Wicked" and brought others to the Indianapolis 500 race.

Elsewhere, Emmanuel Faith Tabernacle has a Phantom booth a block away at Ninth and E streets in Marysville.

Proceeds from the booth will help fund equipment for the worship team and camps for children at the Olivehurst church.

Pastor Tom Estabrook said the church has been selling fireworks for the past seven years to help fund the programs.

Across the Yuba River, the Knights of Columbus has a TNT Fireworks booth on North Beale Road near the old Peach Tree Mall in Linda.

Funds from the booth will help fund the Catholic Ladies Relief Society, which provides food for about 300 people monthly, according to Knights of Columbus Chapter 1869 Grand Knight Jose Andrade.

Both groups are part of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Marysville.

The Americans Motorcycle Club has a TNT Fireworks booth on Garden Highway at Winship Road in Yuba City.

Proceeds from their booth will help fund children who have cancer and their families, according to Dave Beasly.

The club has been around since 1970.

The Yuba City High School boys basketball team has a TNT Fireworks booth at Lincoln Elementary School in Yuba City.

Head coach Mamo Rafiq said proceeds will help fund team travel fees and gym upgrades.

He volunteered at the same stand as a player in high school.

Last year, fireworks funds helped the team buy new uniforms.

Lastly, Willow Glen Care Center has a Phantom Fireworks booth on Stabler Lane at Butte House Road in Yuba City.

Funds will help the nonprofit residential facility which cares for severe and persistent mental health conditions.

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