Posts Tagged: save lives

Sandbridge Rescue Squad Volunteer Paramedic Joan Davis Shares Her Volunteer Story

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Thirty years ago, Joan Davis was injured on the beach at Sandbridge; and one of her neighbors, Janet Meyer, picked her up in an ambulance. As the saying goes, the rest is history………… Read the Virginian Pilot News story at:Volunteers Saving Lives. Today, Joan a tenured volunteer paramedic is one of 550+ operational volunteers along with…

Congratulations to Shalonda Niskey-VA Beach EMS New Administrative Specialist I

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EMS Chief Brazle has named Shalonda Niskey as the new Administrative Specialist I at the Administration Office.There were many fine candidates who were interviewed, making the decision process more time-consuming. Ms. Niskey has been with the department since August of 2013 when she started as an Account Clerk II, focusing mainly on payroll. Ms. Niskey…

VA Beach Rescue Squad Foundation Announced Recipients of the 2017 Langhorne & Pulley Memorial Scholarship

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The Virginia Beach Rescue Squad Foundation has announced recipients of the 2017 Langhorne & Pulley Memorial Scholarship. They are: Elizabeth Hoobler, Patrick Kiley, Amy Lutz-Sexton, Tyler Retel, Heather Richardson, Sidney Roeder, Megan Snyder and Austin Tydings. The scholarship was created in 2008 to help volunteer rescue squad members with the costs of their own college/higher…

The VA Beach Rescue Squad Foundation 2017 Grant Recipients Announced

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The Virginia Beach Rescue Squad Foundation announced their 2017 grant awards in the amount of $100,374.00 to the following entities within the Volunteer Rescue Squads of Virginia Beach:   Council of Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squads Inc. (Rescue Council) — $2,600 toward the purchase of portable CO monitors for all ambulance jump bags; Kempsville Volunteer…

City of VA Beach To Help Rescue Squads Replace Storm Damaged Ambulances

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The Virginia Beach City Council voted to provide grant funding to the Davis Corner and Kempsville Volunteer Rescue Squads to assist towards purchasing 3 new ambulances that were damaged beyond repair while responding to emergency calls during Hurricane Matthew. The city funds along with hardship grant funding received from the Commonwealth of Virginia, Office of EMS will…