Posts Tagged: volunteer

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…

Meet Physician Assistant & VA Beach EMS Volunteer Jan James

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Traveling the road of emergency medical pre-hospital care for over twenty-one years, Jan has touched a lot of lives along the way. Today, Jan responds to 911 medical and trauma calls as an Emergency Medical Technician Enhanced with the Kempsville Volunteer Rescue Squad. Jan credits her EMS volunteer service with taking her down a new…