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News & Events

New building will help Volunteer First Aid Squad meet Summit's 21st-century needs

Packing is continuing at the Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad building, as members prepare to move the squad’s equipment into temporary facilities owned by Salerno Duane.

Once the move takes place, the current squad building can be demolished and a new one built.

Read this great article by Barbara Rybolt at NJ.com.  Click Here.

Summit Middle School Supports the Squad

Principal Matt Block (left) and Middle School students Curran Stockton and Thomas Quinn (president and vice president of student council) present squad president, John Christmann, with a check in support of the Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad Capital Campaign.

Students at The Lawton C. Johnson Middle School raised funds for the squad during their annual spirit week.

Thank You Middle Schoolers!  You rock!

 

Four calls in 38 minutes for Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad

Some days at the Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad are busier than others, and it isn’t always because of the weather.

On Monday, March 24, four calls came in between 2:40 and 3:18 p.m. . . . .

Read this great article by Barbara Rybolt printed in the Independent Press and NJ.com.

Click Here.

Signs of Spring

While signs of Mother Nature's spring are eagerly awaited, the Summit Volunteer First Aid squad is putting up its own Capital Campaign signs all around the town, urging support for squad's badly needed new building.

Preparing to place the first sign in front of the SVFAS' building, the site of the new headquarters, (from left) are squad members Jerry Madden, Barbara Szymanski and Ken Herr, squad treasurer.

Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad: 52 years of helping neighbors

Two years ago, the Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad celebrated 50 years of serving the residents of Summit . . .

Read the great article on our history published in the Independent Press and online at NJ.com written by Barbara Rybolt!

Click Here.

Campaign raising $5 million for new Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad building

The Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad has taken a very big step, launching its first capital campaign in 50 years.

Read about it at nj.com.  Click here.

The effort is well on its way, with community leaders and one corporation contributing $4.3 million of the $5 million goal.

A volunteer fundraising committee comprised of former Mayor Jordan Glatt; Brett Haire, president of the Other Fellow First Foundation; and corporate partner Kevin Cummings, CEO of Investors Savings, is leading the effort.

Busy Time For First Aid Squad

Emergency calls, Christmas trees, and more!

Read about it in the Summit Patch.  Click here

Summit volunteers collect donations to benefit New Jersey Community Food Bank

Despite the frigid weather, the Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad and a number of other volunteers turned out to collect frozen turkeys, canned goods and donations to benefit the New Jersey Community Food Bank on Nov. 24.

Read about it at NJ.com!  Click here.

Free CPR Course in November

The Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad will host another free CPR class at their building on Thursday, November 21 from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM.  Successful students will receive a “CPR for Healthcare Providers” certificate from the American Heart Association.  The First Aid Squad building is located on Summit Ave. across from the Lawton C. Johnson Middle School.

First Aid Squad Hosts Emergency Preparedness Class

The First Aid Squad will host a session “Are You Ready” On Sunday, September 29 at 7 PM at their building.  Participants will learn how to create a disaster plan, build a supply kit and make the “stay or go” decision. Information from the American Red Cross and the City’s newly forming Citizens Emergency Response Team (CERT) will also be available.

 

Read about it in Summit Patch. Click Here

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