Old Dominion Historical Society
Greeting from the Eastern District. This is a reminder that we have a few parades coming up in the near future. Also, I need some input from the members of the district on improving the growth of our club. I have been working on some ideas on a meeting, places to visit as a group and different parades for us to attend. I need input from of all of you. If any of you have been at car shows, parades or special event that you have been displaying your engines, please let me know so that we can show the rest of the club that the Eastern District is alive and promoting the love we have for the fire service equipment. We do have an offer from Mike and Diana Denbar to hold a meeting at their new home in Moyock, NC. They have plenty of room for members to bring their rigs to show them off. Also, please look at the ODHFS web site for other parades and event throughout Virginia and let’s show other the pride that we have in showing off our Fire and Emergence Service equipment.
Here are some of the Parades that are on the horizon is the district. We have been already entered and have been accepted.
Aug. 18th. Glasstown Antique Fire Muster
Sept. 28th. Va. Beach Neptune Festival and Parade
Oct.12th. City of Norfolk Old Timers Retirement Luncheon
Fire Station #1 10am. To 2 pm. (they want us to bring our engines)
Nov. 11th. Veteran Day Parade Va. Beach Oceanfront
Nov 23rd. Grand Illumination Parade City of Norfolk
Dec. 7th. City of Chesapeake Annual Christmas Parade
Please make sure that on Veteran Day to come out and Support our Military in their parade in the City of Va. Beach. We need to let them know that ODHFS supports them 100%.
On Nov. 1st. there is a firemen’s parade to be held in Urbanna Va. During the annual Oyster Festival. In the past ODHFS has had several engine to be in the parade and has won several trophies. Let’s make this a BIG year for ODHFS turn out and show those guys with new equipment what’s it like to own some of the best antiques engines in the state of Virginia!
Royce McCoy, Eastern District