Posts Tagged: volunteer

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…

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…