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THANK YOU for All the Support of our Brown Bag Auction!

Auxiliary Chairperson Marsha Evans, October 05

The Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad Auxiliary would like to thank the community for their overwhelming support of our Brown Bag Auction on September 6, our largest Brown Bag Auction to date and truly an AMAZING day! We would like to thank Knights of Columbus Council #2065 for the use of their building to hold our event. We would also especially like to thank the following for their generous donations ... (Full Story & Photos)

Labor Day Keeps Volunteers Busy

Secretary/Lieutenant David Morris, September 01

At 1006, the duty crew from Company 49 was dispatched to a residence in St. Inigoes for the report of an ALS stroke. Before the day-time duty crew could respond, Rescue Box 4-04 was dispatched at the intersection of Point Lookout Road and Chisleytown Road for the reported motor vehicle collision with injuries.

Within minutes, Ambulance 497 (Lt. Gillespie) was en route to the stroke call. Shortly ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fourth Annual Butch Nelson Memorial Car Show

Secretary/Lieutenant David Morris, July 12

On July 12th, Life Members Jack and Frances Ann Cullison took Ambulance 48 to the annual Butch Nelson Memorial Car Show, at the St. Mary's County Fairgrounds in Leonardtown, MD. This car show raises money for Hospice of St. Mary's and cancer research.

For those who don't know, Ambulance 48 was purchased new in 1972 by the Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad. In 2001, it was forced to be moved outside ... (Full Story & Photos)

The group!
The group!

RVRS and Girl Scout Brownies

Assistant Chief Christy Merrell, May 27

On Tuesday evening, May 27th, the Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad hosted a basic first aid demonstration for nine (9) girls from the Girl Scout Brownies Troop. RVRS President Ed Pratt explained how to recognize an emergency, what should be done in an emergency situation, how to provide short-term care prior to the arrival of an ambulance and the correct way to perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) ... (Full Story & Photos)

Members / Cadillac Receive Awards at SMVFA Convention

Secretary/Lieutenant David Morris, April 27

On April 26th, a few members traveled north to Dunkirk for the annual Southern Maryland Volunteer Fireman's Association (SMVFA) convention. The convention is held yearly in one of the different tri-counties that are part of the SMVFA.

The memorial service began first. This year, unfortunately, one of our own members was memorialized, Patricia (Pat) Louise Webb. Assistant Chief Christy Merrell placed ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo by Jim and Tony Codespote
Photo by Jim and Tony Codespote

Pedestrian Struck in St. James

Ridge Volunteers, February 04

Shortly before 2140, Communications dispatched Companies 4, 14, 49, 39 and the medic to the area of the Rod 'N Reel in Dameron for the reported pedestrian struck. Shortly after dispatch, Paramedic Ambulance 496 and Ambulance 498 were on the road.

First arriving Command 4 found a single male subject laying face down in the roadway. Rescue Engine 42 arrived behind the command unit and began patient ... (Full Story & Photos)

Second Annual 'Cow Pie Bingo'

RVRS, October 12

The second annual 'Cow Pie Bingo' hosted by the Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad Auxiliary was another success! The event was again held at Flat Iron Farm, and though it was rainy, there was still a strong turnout. Unfortunately, the car show had to be canceled due to the rainy conditions.

Unlike last year, Safety Officer George Gatton did not have to run and jump into the stands in fear of his life! ... (Full Story & Photos)

Cadillac Shines at Car Show

Lieutenant David Morris, August 03

On August 3rd, 2013, Assistant Chief Christy Ridgell and Lieutenant David Morris took Ambulance 48 to the annual Butch Nelson Memorial Car Show, at the St. Mary's County Fairgrounds in Leonardtown, MD. This car show raises money for Hospice of St. Mary's and cancer research. Butch Nelson was a long-time antique car show enthusiast according to car show organizer Mike Evans. Evans was friends with ... (Full Story & Photos)

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