Posts Tagged: volunteer

One Day Holiday Shop Until You Drop-Support the Kempsville Volunteer Rescue Squad

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On December 1st, 2018, between the hours  of 9am and 3pm, the Kempsville Volunteer Rescue Squad located at 5145 Ruritan Court, will host their 1st annual Holiday Shopping Bazaar! Come out, find that unique holiday gift. You will be supporting the Kempsville Rescue Squad and help the volunteers raise operational funds. After you shop, take a tour of the rescue…

VA Beach EMS Announced Promotion of Career Paramedic Nick DiCaprio to VA Beach EMS Captain

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Nick DiCaprio obtained his Emergency Medical Technician-National Registry from Tidewater Community College in 2006 and  soon began volunteering with the VA Beach Department of EMS. In addition to responding to 911 EMS calls for help as an attendant in charge on an ambulance, Nick became an active member with the Search & Rescue/Bike Team. Over…

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 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…