by Lisa Tome
An historic event is coming to downtown Elkton.
The 115th Annual Convention Parade for the Cumberland Valley Volunteer Firemen's Association will be held in Cecil County.
Singerly Fire Company member John Denver is assisting with the planning. Denver said that the parade will be held on August 6 at 1 p.m.
Streets and roads to be impacted include Meadow Park and Delaware Avenue, Main Street, and North Street. The parade will end on Railroad Avenue.
Denver explained that some of the Cumberland Valley Volunteer Firemen's Association convention events will be held in Harford County also this year. There will also be related-private events held in Cecil County.
Cumberland Valley Volunteer Firemen's Association was established in 1901. It is comprised of members from not only Maryland but also Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York. One of the focal points of interest for the association is highway safety for first responders.