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LVRS Recognized with GuideStar 2017 Bronze Seal

Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad was recently recognized for our transparency with a Bronze Seal on our GuideStar Nonprofit Profile! GuideStar is the world’s largest source of information on nonprofit organizations. More than 8 million visitors per year and a network of 200+ partners use GuideStar data to grow support for nonprofits. In order to get

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Volunteers Awarded for a Lifetime of Service

Please help us congratulate 49 of our members who received the President’s Volunteer Service Award on May 23.   The award ceremony was held at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens with family and friends in attendance.  The award recognizes those who have achieved a minimum number of hours of service to our community. These volunteers serve the community by responding to

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We’re Here to Save Your Life – Henrico’s LGBT Emergency Medical Technicians

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I’m in the back of a Lakeside ambulance and I’m speeding down I-95. I’m not hurt or sick, thankfully, but I’m on my way to help someone who is. Well, all right, I’m not there to help, I’m there to observe.

In the front seat of the massive white and neon vehicle sit Andy Inge and Travis Gortney, and in the back with me are two other volunteers, Adam and Christian. It’s only been a few minutes and I’m already holding my stomach thinking I’m not cut out for this kind of work. Adam laughs and says he threw up on his first ride along too.

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