2011-08-11 / Local & State

50-Year MVFCO Members Ride In Fire Assoc. Parade


Being a longtime member of the McConnellsburg Volunteer Fire cCo. has it rewards. Those firemen holding 50-year membership were honored participants in the Cumberland Valley Volunteer Fireman’s Association convention parade held here Saturday at noon.

Fifteen MVFCO members with 50-year memberships rode on the Company 56 1931 and 1941 antique engines. They included Ellis Yingling, Paul “Sonny” Stevens, David H. Welsh, Robert Garlock, Max McQude, James Pittman, Carl Knepper, Don Kerlin, Tom Christian, Carl Gordon, Donald E. Hann, Norman E. Mellott, Earl Carbaugh, Roger Elvey and Ronald “Buck” Richards.

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