Posts Tagged: volunteer

VA Beach Rescue Squad Foundation Announced VA Beach EMS Volunteer 2018 Grant Recipients

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Did you know that the Volunteer Rescue Squads of Virginia Beach purchase their emergency equipment and supplies through public donations and grants? As strange as it may seem, in the largest city in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the volunteer rescue squads provide 911 emergency medical and trauma care 24/7 and do not charge for their…

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…

Check Out The January February 2016 Edition of the Virginia VAVRS LifeLine Magazine

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Check out the January/February 2016 edition of the Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads-Virginia Life Line Magazine at: Jan/Feb Edition. This edition is filled with news and photos from volunteer and career emergency medical services agencies across the Commonwealth of Virginia. Did you know that EMS and Paramedic training is free when you join the…