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LoveAmStyle

Midlothian, IL

#1 Jun 29, 2012
Best Damn Show in recent memory!
where

Midlothian, IL

#2 Jun 29, 2012
Last one at that park
where

Midlothian, IL

#3 Jun 29, 2012
New company too
that_fireworkguy

United States

#4 Jun 29, 2012
LoveAmStyle wrote:
Best Damn Show in recent memory!
glad you enjoyed it

“In my opinion..”

Since: Dec 09

Midlothian

#5 Jun 30, 2012
Where was this guy hiding all these years! That was an awsome( like totally, for sure) display. My kids loved it and my wife said I was sitting there with my mouth open like a little kid myself. My youngest really like the flame thing, the flaming Midlothian sign was a nice touch along with the American flag. I really hope the guy heard all the yelling and cheering. It really showed that this guy loves what he does, that its not just a job but a passion. Great job. I wonder if he would need any help lighting stuff off next year?

Since: Apr 09

Midlothian, IL

#6 Jun 30, 2012
For the first time since I moved here, I missed it! I love fireworks so that was disappointing for sure. My dogs went nuts though so I guess it was good I was hope to calm the little one!

Anyone get any pictures? I got some decent ones two years ago that I liked but forgot my camera again last year. Gotta have a long shutter for these kinds of pictures!
where

Blue Island, IL

#7 Jun 30, 2012
It was a great show!! The company I believe came from a suburb of Detroit 1 of the employees knows someone here and that's how he got the show I hope they keep him. I wonder how they will do thunder of Midlo next year with the new park?
Midlo Dog Whiner

Midlothian, IL

#8 Jun 30, 2012
Ya see, they woke me up again. Don't you people realize that I need my beauty sleep. Why can't I get any rest in this town. That's it, I'm moving. At least in Hooterville I can see Lisa Douglas and dream. Plus it's also very quiet until that darn cannonball comes in with its noisy whistle.
Old park

Midlothian, IL

#9 Jun 30, 2012
where wrote:
It was a great show!! The company I believe came from a suburb of Detroit 1 of the employees knows someone here and that's how he got the show I hope they keep him. I wonder how they will do thunder of Midlo next year with the new park?
Why they building a new park, I thought they just redid that park a few years ago ?
Bmbboom

Tinley Park, IL

#10 Jun 30, 2012
Thank you everyone for your kind words. I was honored to do a show for my hometown of Midlothian! I personally made the Midlothian sign which took about 4 days of work but it was definitely worth the effort. I am a very proud resident and also have a deep passion for fireworks. Just hearing the crowd at the end of show was worth it all. If the Midlothian Park district will hire me again for next year then lookout, you haven't seen nothing yet! Again, it was my pleasure to have put the Thunder Back in Midlothian!

Scotty Sowa
Ace Pyro
shooter

Morris, IL

#11 Jul 1, 2012
Bmbboom wrote:
Thank you everyone for your kind words. I was honored to do a show for my hometown of Midlothian! I personally made the Midlothian sign which took about 4 days of work but it was definitely worth the effort. I am a very proud resident and also have a deep passion for fireworks. Just hearing the crowd at the end of show was worth it all. If the Midlothian Park district will hire me again for next year then lookout, you haven't seen nothing yet! Again, it was my pleasure to have put the Thunder Back in Midlothian!

Scotty Sowa
Ace Pyro
Scott
Glad you show was a big hit

Would have loved to have seen it

Billy

Since: Jun 12

Tinley Park, IL

#12 Jul 1, 2012
eagleman wrote:
Where was this guy hiding all these years! That was an awsome( like totally, for sure) display. My kids loved it and my wife said I was sitting there with my mouth open like a little kid myself. My youngest really like the flame thing, the flaming Midlothian sign was a nice touch along with the American flag. I really hope the guy heard all the yelling and cheering. It really showed that this guy loves what he does, that its not just a job but a passion. Great job. I wonder if he would need any help lighting stuff off next year?
Eagleman,

It makes me happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed the show! The flame effects are called creamoras, as in the powdered creamer you put in your coffee. It is very fine and very flammable and makes for a great fireball. The Midlothian sign took a lot of work to do but in the end I am glad I did it as it was worth the hardwork. the American flag is easier to build because it is straight lines across. I hope the crowd did not mind that I fake the finale in the end, I gave it a 10 second count so that they thought the show was over and then I did the real finale. I did hear the crowd whistling and clapping at the end which means the world to me. You pretty much hit the nail on the head so to speak as I really love what I do and yes I have a very deep passion for pyro since I was young. It has been a dream come true to have had the chance to do this for my hometown, it meant a lot to me. Everyone I delt with at the Midlothian Park District were very friendly and helpful. I do believe that residents of Midlothian take care of their own with great pride and I wanted to show the village that I was no different. My company is Ace Pyro, LLC and our headquarters is base in Manchester Michigan and I live in Midlothian and do shows in Illinois. Feel free to check out our website at Acepyro.com and also spread the word to our community and park district if you would like for me to do Thunder Over iMidlothian in 2013! Some of the spectators have said that the show was better then oakfest! I just wanted to have Midlothian standout and be recognized as "voted #1 show in the southland" and give it my best for the town I love! Also, you never know, if i get hired again next year you could be the lucky winner and be the one to start the show with our antique blast box plunger! Take care

Best regards,
Scotty Sowa
Ace Pyro
Midloguy30

United States

#13 Jul 1, 2012
I think you should have the job for as long as you want to do it.. They couldn't have been any better. Outstanding job.
midlo resident

Midlothian, IL

#14 Jul 3, 2012
In the 10 years we lived here, it was the best!!

Why was it the last?
Bmbboom

United States

#15 Jul 5, 2012
Thanks again for your kind words! This show was done with Midlothian Pride! This will not be the last show, memorial park is getting a face lift so to speak. When the park is complete with it's renovations I will have to see if I will still be able to shoot from the exact location or find a different spot within the park. If this can not be done because of structures or interferences then I will have to find a new location within the village to shoot the fireworks from. Either way Midlothian will have fireworks for 2013 done by me (preferably) or from another company.
Matt K

Morris, IL

#16 Feb 20, 2013
Hello everyone. Glad to see so many nice comments about the show. Scotty and I look forward to putting on another great show for "Thunder Over Midlothian" 2013. The show will be taking place at Memorial Park, as it has in the past on June 28th, 2013.

Again, we at ACE Pyro look forward to present another top notch show in 2013 complete with many new effects and a bigger, badder finale.

Regards,

Matt KrzyzowskI
ACE Pyro, LLC
Sales Representative
Lead Pyrotechnician
matt@acepyro.com
WWW.ACEPYRO.COM
Candlelight Bowl

United States

#17 Feb 21, 2013
Help support this great show and come bowl at the main fundraiser of the Park District....Oak Forest Bowl March 23 at 930. It's 45 a couple. Call the Park District and get your tickets to help pay for this great show.
Good

United States

#18 Feb 21, 2013
Show was good, but no way better than Oak Fest.
Do you really think it was responsible to publish the Cremora trick? How many kids are going to try that?
Bmbboom wrote:
<quoted text>
Eagleman,
It makes me happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed the show! The flame effects are called creamoras, as in the powdered creamer you put in your coffee. It is very fine and very flammable and makes for a great fireball. The Midlothian sign took a lot of work to do but in the end I am glad I did it as it was worth the hardwork. the American flag is easier to build because it is straight lines across. I hope the crowd did not mind that I fake the finale in the end, I gave it a 10 second count so that they thought the show was over and then I did the real finale. I did hear the crowd whistling and clapping at the end which means the world to me. You pretty much hit the nail on the head so to speak as I really love what I do and yes I have a very deep passion for pyro since I was young. It has been a dream come true to have had the chance to do this for my hometown, it meant a lot to me. Everyone I delt with at the Midlothian Park District were very friendly and helpful. I do believe that residents of Midlothian take care of their own with great pride and I wanted to show the village that I was no different. My company is Ace Pyro, LLC and our headquarters is base in Manchester Michigan and I live in Midlothian and do shows in Illinois. Feel free to check out our website at Acepyro.com and also spread the word to our community and park district if you would like for me to do Thunder Over iMidlothian in 2013! Some of the spectators have said that the show was better then oakfest! I just wanted to have Midlothian standout and be recognized as "voted #1 show in the southland" and give it my best for the town I love! Also, you never know, if i get hired again next year you could be the lucky winner and be the one to start the show with our antique blast box plunger! Take care
Best regards,
Scotty Sowa
Ace Pyro
midloguy30

Midlothian, IL

#19 Feb 23, 2013
Good wrote:
Show was good, but no way better than Oak Fest.
Do you really think it was responsible to publish the Cremora trick? How many kids are going to try that?
<quoted text>
The internet is a big place. Anyone who wants yo make a bomb has the info at the tips of their fingers. You are just being a pest.
Matski

Morris, IL

#20 Mar 27, 2013
Good wrote:
Show was good, but no way better than Oak Fest.
Do you really think it was responsible to publish the Cremora trick? How many kids are going to try that?
<quoted text>
If you look at the dollar amount for the two shows, Midlothian and Oak Forest...Oak Forest spends more money. Also, I am told the former mayor of OF works for Mad Bombers, the company that does the OF fireworks. However, I believe if I was able to get the Oak Fest contract they too would say "best show ever". You want to see a good show? Then go to Bridgeview on July 3rd. Obviously I'm doing something right if these towns are telling me "Matt, we used so and so for our fireworks for 16 years, and this was the best show we've had".

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