Uncle Ronnie to head Fourth of July parade

Uncle Ronnie to head Fourth of July parade

CUMBERLAND - You saw him before the big dance, while you were getting ready for your wedding, and the day you just wanted to show someone you cared.

Ronnie Heffernan, better known as Uncle Ronnie, has been a part of the milestones in this community for more than 40 years with his flower shop on Mendon Road.

But now his neighbors, customers and friends will come out to celebrate him.

The 75-year-old lifelong town resident has been named the Grand Marshal of the 87th annual Arnold Mills Fourth of July Parade. The parade's theme this year is "We the People."

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