Every 15 Minutes Ocean Lakes & Kempsville High Schools-Teen Challenge To Think About Decisions Of Drinking & Driving

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“Every 15 Minutes” is a two-day program focusing on high school juniors and seniors, which challenges them to think about drinking, driving, personal safety, and the responsibility of making mature decisions. Along with alcohol-related crashes, it focuses on the impact that their decisions would have on family and friends. The Every 15 Minutes program starts…

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Congratulations Sandbridge Rescue Squad Volunteers-20 Years of Service

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Recently Sandbridge Volunteer Rescue Squad life members, Kathy Martin, Nicole Roper along with Jackie & Mike Novak were recognized for giving 20 years of volunteer service each. Service Awards were presented by Father Parke with the City’s Office of Volunteer Resources, Deputy City Manager Public Safety Steve Cover, City Councilwoman Barbara Henley, and VA Beach…

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Congratulations Graduates VA Beach EMS Basic Life Support Academy Class 18

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Recently VA Beach Emergency Medical Services Basic Life Support Academy Class 18 graduated 21 new volunteer EMTs. The ceremony was held at the Virginia Beach Fire EMS Training Center on South Birdneck Road in VA Beach. Virginia Beach Mayor Will Sessoms welcomed the new graduates, their families, friends and fellow EMS career/volunteers. The new graduates…

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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…

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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…

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Ecuador Physician Spends A Day Of Her Vacation Riding With Virginia Beach EMS

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Doctor Grace Coronel was recently vacationing in VA Beach and wanted to found out more about EMS and soon found herself riding aboard a Princess Anne Courthouse Volunteer Rescue Squad ambulance. …….“For my vacations, I decided to come to Virginia Beach to spend time with my boyfriend and his family”, said Coronel. “So I asked…

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