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Elmer Thomas named Glen Allen Day 2012 Parade Grand Marshall

12 September 2012 No Comment
Elmer Thomas - Grand Marshall - GAD 2012
Elmer L. Thomas
Grand Marshall – Glen Allen Day 2012

Elmer L. Thomas, a lifelong Virginian and Glen Allen resident for more than 50 years has been named Grand Marshall of the 2012 Glen Allen Day celebration.

Elmer served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was stationed in France and Germany. Upon returning home, his career with Virginia Power (VEPCO) spanned 35 years until his retirement in 1988. Elmer’s faith and love of service and community have guided him to be active in his church and various organizations throughout the area. He is a lifelong member of Laurel Park United Methodist Church and a lifelong member of the V.F.W. Post 10657 in Glen Allen where he served as Commander 2007-2009. In addition, Elmer has been a Glen Allen Ruritan for 38 years. Glen Allen is a specia place and Elmer has enjoyed working alongside so many to carry forward the positive traditions of our community.