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Friends gathered at the Cambridge Community Center for breakfast before the Firemen Days parade on June 10. Bonnie Severson and JoAnn Clark, both from Cambridge, joined Penny Howard, from White Oak.

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Volunteer fireman Jacob Moody of Cambridge drove one of several firetrucks in the Firemen Days parade.

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The Justice Corps of Iowa, a nonprofit fundraising group, participated in the Firemen Days Parade to help support the Cambridge Fire Department and honor six year old Gabe Rhiner. The group of superheroes from left include Jeff Badger of Des Moines, Tania Mongar from Carlisle, Jeremy Lester from Des Moines, M.-J. Lavalele from Ames and Rhiner of Cambridge. The group helps organizations with charity events, children’s functions, promotional events, comic-conventions, hospital visits, to help with fundraising. For more check out their Facebook page.

BMC 3267, BMC 3272, BMC 3216

Bill Hook, retiring Cambridge Fire Chief, was named Grand Marshall for the Cambridge Firemen Days Parade. He rode along with junior firefighters Zoe Wilson, from Huxley, and Matteo Comito, from Polk City. The two are both seven years old and cousins. They won the title of junior firefighter after participating in a coloring contest on June 9 at the music in the park event. Hook and the junior firefighters rode on Cambridge Fire Department’s antique white truck often referred to as Whitey.

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Temperatures were above 90 degrees for Cambridge Firemen Days, but the turn out was good and kids picked up lots of candy.

Calley, who is five years old, and her brother Zander Smith, who is six years old, show off their candy from the Cambridge Firemen Days parade. They live in Huxley with their parents Erin and Rocky Smith.