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Jack and Frances Ann Cullison
Jack and Frances Ann Cullison

RVRS 65th Annual Installation of Officers

Chief Christy Ridgell, December 13

On Saturday, December 13th, 2014, the Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad held its 65th Annual Installation of Officers. It was held at the Ridge Volunteer Fire Department, with a delicious meal catered by the RVFD Ladies Auxiliary. This year’s event proved to be very special for a few of our members, but especially for Jack and Frances Ann Cullison, who both celebrated 50 years of service with the RVRS. ... (Full Story & Photos)

3rd Annual Cow Pie Bingo A Success!

Assistant Chief Christy Ridgell, October 11

Thank you to the Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad (RVRS) and Auxiliary, who dedicated countless hours to make our 3rd Annual Cow Pie Bingo event a success. This event was held on Saturday, October 11th, 2014, at Bubby Knott's Farm in Great Mills, MD (Flat Iron Farms). A very special thank you is extended to Bubby for his kindness, generosity and great support for permitting us to use his facilities. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Poop! There It Is!
Poop! There It Is!

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)

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)

The group!
The group!

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

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)

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)

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