Former fire chief to serve as Mayfest Grand Marshal

A former Strasburg fire chief will represent the Strasburg community as grand marshal of the 2017 Mayfest celebration this weekend.

Mayor Rich Orndorff said Bill Walton, former fire chief of the Strasburg Fire Department, will serve as this year’s grand marshal. Walton has 60 years of service in the fire department, including 30 years as fire chief, Orndorff added.

“This is certainly a milestone for us,” he said about entering their 35th year of the annual Mayfest celebrations.

“Who better to honor than the icon of our community who served our community selflessly,” he added.

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