Old Dominion

ODHFS Central Region – July Newsletter


For the third month in a row we have a new member in the Central Region. Bob Gahr in Wake Forest NC has joined us. He owns a 1919 Ford Model T Chemical Unit. Welcome Bob and I look forward to meeting you.

The following are events in the region I have been told about. As always, the most up to date statewide list of events can be found on the ODHFS website. If you know of events in your area that you think should be listed, please send them to me and our WebChief Jack Sullivan at: ODHFSWebChief@gmail.com

  • July 4, 2023 Brandermill Community Parade, Chesterfield County, 10 AM. Line up at Swift Creek Middle School on Old Hundred RD by 9 AM. ODHFS can have an unlimited number of apparatus at this parade and there is no registration, but, if you want any last minute updates, I suggest you let me know you are planning on attending.
  • August 1, 2023 National Night Out for Seniors Stonebridge Recreation Center 11 AM – 2 PM. 230 Karl Linn Drive; North Chesterfield. ODHFS has been asked to have units on display at this event.
  • August 3, 2023 Brandy Station VFD, Brandy Station VA, 6:30 PM. Line up at 5:30 PM. More information is on the ODHFS website Events Calendar. Questions and to register contact J.D. Bailey, 540-219-2372, bvfdparade1202@gmail.com.
  • October 14, 2023 ODHFS Annual Muster Farmville VA. More information to follow.
  • October 14, 2023 Goochland Fire and Rescue Fire Show Goochland High School 5 – 9 PM. They would like to have ODHFS units on display during this event. (Maybe you could stop by on your way home from the Farmville Muster). For more information contact Chief Eddie Ferguson eferguson@goochlandva.us 804-556-5304.

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