Ridealongs and Membership Processes Return to New Normal in the Age of COVID-19

We are very excited to announce that after suspending the process due to Covid-19, we are once again accepting new member applications! If you are a currently certified EMT or enrolled in an EMT class we hope you consider volunteering with us! We are also looking for skilled support members that do not serve inContinue reading “Ridealongs and Membership Processes Return to New Normal in the Age of COVID-19”

LVRS’s Welcomes Our New Operational Medical Director (OMD)

Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad is excited to announce that effective April 1, 2020, Dr. Brandon Nunnally will become Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad’s Operational Medical Director! Dr. Nunnally works for Bon Secours, primarily at MRMC in the ED. Dr. Nunnally attended The UVA School of Medicine and recently completed his Emergency Medicine Residency in Pittsburgh, PA. DuringContinue reading “LVRS’s Welcomes Our New Operational Medical Director (OMD)”

Volunteer Rescue Squad Recognized as Outstanding EMS Agency by Regional EMS Council

On May 19th, 2019 at Kings Dominion, in Doswell, VA, the Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad (LVRS) was honored to receive the Old Dominion EMS Alliance’s Regional EMS Award for 2019 Outstanding Agency of the Year. The award was presented to them by special guest and presenter, Chip Decker, CEO of Richmond Ambulance Authority. This awardContinue reading “Volunteer Rescue Squad Recognized as Outstanding EMS Agency by Regional EMS Council”

Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad Member Honored with National Recognition Today

The Daily Point of Light Award is presented by Points of Light each day, celebrating the power of individuals to spark change and improve the world. We are honored to have our agency’s president, Ryan Scarbrough to be today’s Daily Point of Light! For the full Press release from Points of Light please visit: http://www.pointsoflight.org/programs/recognition/dpol/awards/6318Continue reading “Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad Member Honored with National Recognition Today”

Lakeside Members Efforts Helped Save the Lives of Two Individuals in Two Days

By: Henrico County Government The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday (May 23, 2018) recognized 20 career and volunteer emergency personnel for their efforts that helped save the lives of two individuals, including an employee of the Department of Public Works. On April 13, Medic Unit 15 from the Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad was dispatched to OakviewContinue reading “Lakeside Members Efforts Helped Save the Lives of Two Individuals in Two Days”

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 getContinue reading “LVRS Recognized with GuideStar 2017 Bronze Seal”

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 toContinue reading “Volunteers Awarded for a Lifetime of Service”

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

  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 IngeContinue reading “We’re Here to Save Your Life – Henrico’s LGBT Emergency Medical Technicians”