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Colonial Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad Is Most Decorated Squad at VAVRS Convention

Colonial Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad claimed the highest number of awards at the 79th Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squad (VAVRS) Conference, held recently in Virginia Beach, Va.


At the awards banquet, CBVRS won the following honors:
-First Place for ALS Call of the Year, for treatment of an elderly man who was having a heart attack on a boat and was flown to Mary Washington Hospital from Colonial Beach
-First Place for “Website of the Year”
-Second Place for “Promotion of Safety”
-Second Place for “Parade Entry” for a 25-person flash mob promoting Hands-Only CPR
-Second Place for “Best Decorated Float”
-Second Place for CBVRS’ Support Team EMT
-Third Place for “Scrapbook”
-Third Place for Non-Instructor EVOC – Wesley Melson
-Fourth Place for Instructor EVOC – Mike Nance
-Fourth Place to the CBVRS’ Support Team for Auxiliary Scrapbook
- Seventh Place for CBVRS’ EMT Team

“The VAVRS’s mission is to promote and assist member rescue squads in improving pre-hospital care in Virginia,” said Wesley Melson, Rescue Chief for CBVRS. “We were honored to be recognized in so many categories at the annual awards banquet, especially for our creativity with the flash mob and for the EMT Team’s seventh place finish—our highest finish ever!”

 

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