The New Castle County Professional Fire Fighters Association Local 4417 is showing its support for the Muscular Dystrophy Association as its members kick off the annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign to help kids and adults with muscular dystrophy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and related muscle-debilitating diseases live longer and grow stronger.

Continuing a more-than-65-year tradition, 20 dedicated firefighters from New Castle County Professional Fire Fighters Association Local 4417 will host Railway Day for MDA from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Wilmington & Western Railroad, 2201 Newport Gap Pike, Wilmington.

Mumford and Miller Concrete Inc. is the Inaugural Presenting Sponsor. ACME, DART and Walgreens are sponsors of the event. The New Mix 99.5 WJBR will be on-site providing music and entertainment. Stacey’s Face Painting and Chuckles the Clown Balloon Artist will be there. Twin Lakes Brewing Co. is providing the beer garden. Food trucks such as Dino's Ice Cream, WiLDWiCH and Tacos La Palma will be featured.

Train ride tickets are $15 each, available at bit.ly/2MQqVyG.