Summit First Aid Squad Juniors Win Scholarship Awards
June 24, 2013
Four graduating high school students from the Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad Junior Program have been awarded the Investors Savings Alice B. Nichols Scholarship Award for 2013. The awards were given to Junior Members Carl Ganger, Alex Fortune, Michael Gelber, and Miriam Meller.
For the 15th consecutive year the Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad provided Emergency Medical Services to the annual bike ride to benefit Multiple Sclerosis. Since 1998 the Summit EMS bike team has participated in the Bike MS event, providing care and assistance to riders on a 50-mile route along the Jersey Shore.
The MS Society event is held the third Saturday of May every year.
Squad Captain, John Staunton, gets ready to deliver meals to senior residents with volunteer Nancye Falzon. SAGE Eldercare in Summit coordinates the Meals On Wheels program with volunteers, who deliver meals Monday through Friday to elderly residents in parts of Union, Essex and Morris Counties.
New Officers Take Helm of Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad
January 17, 2013
The Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad swore in its new officers and board of trustees for 2013 at its last general meeting. Mayor Ellen Dickson administered the oath of office and thanked all squad members for their dedication and service to Summit.
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The capabilities of the all-volunteerSummit First Aid Squad were put to the test by super storm Sandy and the nor’easter that followed just 1 week later. Thanks to good planning and a dedicated membership, the Squad once again exceeded expectations.
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The Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad recently launched our annual fund drive and as we ask for your continued support, we wanted to take a minute to thank the Summit community for the terriffic support we have received during our 50 year history.