Posts Tagged: Volunteer Rescue Squads of Virginia Beach

Thank you Rose & Womble Foundation for donating Turkeys and Thanksgiving Fixings to the 10 Volunteer Rescue Squads of VA Beach

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Recently, the Rose and Womble Foundation donated turkeys and side fixins for delivery to the ten Volunteer Rescue Squads of Virginia Beach. Staff from the Rose & Womble Realty Company-VA Beach Office, “Turkey Brigade” helped to stock their traditional blue bags with all the fixins plus a turkey and Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad Support…

November Is National Diabetes Awareness Month-Do You Know The Signs & Symptoms of a Diabetic Emergency?

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At Lives Need Saving, we recognize November as #diabetesawarenessmonth & November 14th as #WorldDiabetesDay. “Did you know, in the United States, over 100 million adults & children live with diabetes and pre-diabetes?” The Volunteer Rescue Squads of Virginia Beach would like to share with you a few signs and symptoms of a diabetic emergency. -Hunger…

Virginia Beach to name EMS building in honor of fallen Chief-Bruce W Edwards

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Virginia Beach EMS Chief Emeritus Bruce Edwards passed away recently after battling a sudden illness. In 1967, Bruce Edwards stepped into the arena of volunteer fire-rescue joining the Ocean Park Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad. His management and leadership skills soon came to the attention of the local medical community and in 1973, he…

“Without my 8 years in Virginia Beach EMS, I would never have been brave enough to go to New York.” Marie Boyd-EMT

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In June, 2020, the Virginian Pilot started a series,“The Essentials,” depicting the stories of the workers on the front lines of the coronavirus crisis. Marie Boyd, a former volunteer with the Rescue Squads of Virginia Beach shared her story about working on the front lines of the COVID19 Pandemic in New York City. “Without my…