Posts Tagged: volunteer fire

VA Beach EMS Volunteer Tyler Sneads Next Big Adventure-Degree In Nursing

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Two years ago, Tyler Snead heard a VA Beach Rescue Squad Foundation, “Lives Need Saving” radio ad offering free EMT training to qualified people willing to volunteer with the Rescue Squads of  VA Beach. At the time, Tyler had no medical background but was looking for something new to do and decided to check into what…

VA Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads 1st Quarter 2018 LifeLine Magazine Available Online

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The Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads 1st Quarter 2018 Lifeline Magazine is available in electronic format. Check out what is happening within EMS across the Commonwealth of Virginia. You can find the link to the 1st Quarter 2018 Lifeline and previous Lifeline Editions at: VAVRS-LifeLine 2018-1st Did you know that EMT training is free…

Bruce Edwards Appointed to the Virginia Volunteer Firefighters and Rescue Squad Workers Service Award Pension Fund

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Bruce W. Edwards has been appointed to the Virginia Volunteer Firefighters and Rescue Squad Workers Service Award Pension Fund. Bruce has an extensive background in public safety spanning nearly 50 years, including serving as a volunteer firefighter, volunteer EMT-paramedic, career paramedic and Chief of Virginia Beach EMS. VA Beach EMS Chief Emeritus Bruce Edwards is…

Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad Celebrates Another Successful Oyster Roast

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At the April business meeting ,VA Beach Rescue Squad Oyster Roast Committee Chair David Whitley presented to Chief John Doub a donation check for the 40th Annual Oyster Roast and Craft Beer Festival. The event was described as a “huge success”. The volunteer squad will announce the date and location in the near future for the 2017 41st…

VA Beach Rescue Squad Foundation Hosted 9th Annual VA Beach EMS Systemwide Retreat

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On Wednesday night April 9th, 2016, the Virginia Beach Rescue Squad Foundation hosted its 9th annual systemwide EMS retreat, bringing together squad leaders, Foundation board members and representatives from the City and its EMS department. City Manager Dave Hansen spent more than three hours with the group discussing recent and upcoming changes and ideas for improvements….

Neuroscientist Dr Paul Aravich Recalls His July 4th 2013 Observer Ride Along with VA Beach EMS Volunteers

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Neuroscientist Doctor Paul Aravich recalls his observer ride along with VA Beach EMS Volunteers-EVMS Med Students Stephanie Krebs and Amir Louka. Stephanie Krebs and Amir Louka are two VBVRS volunteers and EVMS medical students who are “social change agents and leaders for the greater good of the community.” They invited me to run with them…