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Ambulance 48 (Retired) is celebrating 50 years of Service to the St. Mary's County


President Leo Gillespie, November 16

PUBLIC ADVISORY: #PLEASEREAD #SHAREALERT St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and Partner Agencies to Conduct Search Operation

LEONARDTOWN, MD (November 16, 2023) – The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and partner agencies will conduct a search operation beginning at 9 a.m. and lasting throughout the day Friday, November 17, 2023, in the Scotland, MD, area between Fresh Neck Pond Road and Point Lookout ... (Full Story)

Stanley Williams -Hollywood Vol. Rescue Squad

President Leo Gillespie, November 08

RVRS sends our condolences to the family and friends of Stanley Williams, past chief and past president of Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad and retired longtime Department of Emergency Services employee, who passed last weekend.

The family will receive guests at the Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department Hall on Friday, 10 November from 1000 - 1200 hours. Prayers, including EMS prayers will be ... (Full Story)

Trunk or Treat 2023

President Leo Gillespie, November 04

The RVRS and RVRSA participated in three Trunk or Treats on 30 and 31 October. The first spot was at the Texas Roadhouse and then Mission BBQ on the 30th. The next day was at the Ridge Volunteer Fire Department on the 31st. We served lots and lots of little ones with lots of candy/goodies with Caddy and Ambulance 499.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Vice President Christy Leach, October 25

The Officers and Members of the Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad regretfully announce the passing of Life Member John Gregory "Jack" Cullison. The angels led him back to Frances Ann early Saturday morning, peacefully in his sleep. Jack dedicated 52 years of active service to the rescue squad and took great pride in all of the years he spent maintaining the Cadillac. He will be greatly missed, but we ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Week Prevention 2023

President Leo Gillespie, October 08

RVRS participated in the Pax River Fire Prevention kick off with our 1972 Cadillac Miller-Meteor Ambulance (Retired) #48. We had a great time and everyone loved seeing our living history in person. Did you know that our Caddy is 50 years old. She was ordered November 1972 and delivered in May 1973. She has proudly served St. Mary's for 50 years and is still going strong.... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Prevention kick-off 2023.
Fire Prevention kick-off 2023.

Retrofest 2023 - 1972 Cadillac Miller-Meteor Ambulance #48 (Retired).
Retrofest 2023 - 1972 Cadillac Miller-Meteor Ambulance #48 (Retired).

Piney Point Retrofest 2023

President Leo Gillespie, September 27

The Piney Point Lighthouse/Museum held their annual Retrofest event. The Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad participated in the event with Cadillac Miller-Meteor Ambulance #48 (Retired) and had a great time showing off our "Living History" that has faithfully served the St. Mary's community for 50 years. We were notified today that we will be receiving the "People's Award", 1st Place and we want to THANK ... (Full Story & Photos)

Community CPR class

Vice President Leo Gillespie, August 26

The Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad will be conducting a community CPR class on August 26th from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Our Annual Brown Bag Auction Fundraiser Saturday September 30, 2023

Jessica Snyder, August 22

Hope you have your calendars marked for a Fun filled afternoon! Lots of great donations coming in to support our Volunteer Emergency Responders!! We appreciate the support of our community each year and looking forward to another great event! Check our Facebook page event to see just some of the donations you can take a chance on! Doors open at 11am!! See you there! ... (Full Story & Photos)


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