Posts Tagged: volunteer

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…

Congratulations Courthouse Rescue Squad Volunteer Derek Fuller and Chesapeake Beach Rescue Squad Volunteer Gus Gustafson

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Recently, Virginia Beach EMS Chief, Ed Brazle, presented paramedic credentials to Princess Anne Courthouse Rescue Squad volunteer, Derek Fuller and Chesapeake Beach Rescue Squad volunteer, “Gus” Gustafson. Derek has been a volunteer with the “Courthouse Squad” for ten years and Gus has been volunteering with the Chesapeake Beach Squad for a little over two years….

Congratulations Mike Rahuba on reaching “Senior Status” with the Volunteer Rescue Squads of Virginia Beach

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At Lives Need Saving we send our congratulations to Chesapeake Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad, Life Member, Mike Rahuba on reaching 20 years of service in emergency medical prehospital care and earning, “senior man” status with the City of Virginia Beach Department of EMS. Mike joined the Chesapeake Beach Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad in…

September 12th is World First Aid Day

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Did you know, September 12th is #WorldFirstAidDay? The Volunteer Rescue Squads of Virginia Beach encourage you to learn the basics of first aid care including, “stopping serious bleeding” and “hands only CPR!” You can help save a life by learning basic first aid and the life you save maybe your own! Just go on line…

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…