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January 189
February 166
March 186
April 73

2014 Total 614
2013 Total 2239
2012 Total 2195
2011 Total 2119
2010 Total 2213
2009 Total 2192
2008 Total 2162
2007 Total 1882
2006 Total 1709
2005 Total 1651

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Welcome to the Leonardtown Volunteer Rescue Squad Website.  As a 100% volunteer organization, we serve the citizens of the St. Mary's County seat.  Currently, we average 1800 calls per year with 4 ambulances, EMS Unit and Utility van.

GET INVOLVED!!!!!!! We have a strong need for new members, with a special need for immediate assistance on our daytime crews. Individuals, aged 16 and older, who are interested in providing a vital, yet personally rewarding, vounteer service to the citizens of Leonardtown and the surrounding communities are strongly encouraged to consider participation in our organization. If you have a penchant for helping others, a passion for supporting your community, are interested in improving your personal skills and abilities, and can find some time in your busy day to help, please contact our Membership Chairman at Membership@lvrs.org for more information. Please note that training is provided at no cost and the emergency care/medical knowledge you gain can be used throughout your lifetime.


LVRS practices our skills during a trauma drill

Ambulance dispatched and responding
Ambulance dispatched and responding
This past Tuesday evening April 1, we not only celebrated a few birthday's but we also practiced our skills during a trauma drill. Our training committee came up with 4 different scenario stations.

The first one was an injured subject that fell from a skateboard with a broken femur. The second scenario was an injured subject with a dislocated knee. The next station was a pre-teen who burned herself in the kitchen. And the forth scenario was a tib-fib injury from a fall off of a ladder.

We had great turnout of members for this drill and I think that everyone was able to ref ... (Full Story)

Passing of Charter and Life Member James Walter Neal

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Charter and Life Member James Walter Neal. Walter passed peacefully from this life on Monday, February 5, surrounded by his loving family. Walter first served in the Third and Sixth Rescue Squad, which ran the areas of Hollywood and Leonardtown. When it was decided to split the two organizations in 1975, Walter became a Charter Member of the Leonardtown Volunteer Rescue Squad, where he served faithfully for over 38 years. Added to his time in the Third and Sixth, he served St. Mary's County for for over 48 years! Walter ... (Full Story)

38th Annual Installation of Officer Banquet

On Saturday January 18, 2014 members of the Leonardtown Volunteer Rescue held our 38th annual Installation of Officers at the Leonardtown Volunteer Fire Department Social Hall.

At this year's installation we inducted two of our members into Lifetime Membership Status. Congratulations to Chuck Adams and Joe Wilkinson for their accomplishments. Dinner was prepared by the wonderful staff at Rita was enjoyed by all. Ernie Bell was this years' Master of Ceremonies, Jackie Olsen installed our Executive Officers and Shirely Copado installed our Operational Officers as well as our Auxiliary Officers.

There were quite a few Leng ... (Full Story)

Neighbor helping Neighbor's

Today November 15th members from LVRS went out in front of McKay's in Leonardtown Center. We collected several non-perishable items and $158.00 in cash donations which we went into McKay's and purchased non-perishable food for the Helping Hands Soup Kitchen.

The crew not only was there to help out with Helping Hands of St. Mary's but also to reach out to the community as recruit and retention. Applications were handed out for membership.

If you're interested in becoming a member of Leonardtown Volunteer Rescue Squad our application can be found on the main page of our websit ... (Full Story)

LVRS Members Participate in Scene Saftey Drill!

On November 5th the members of LVRS took part in a Scene Safety Drill that was put on by safety officer Jamie Trader, with assistance from Captain Conner Warren, Chirs Smith, Charlie Cooksey, Lieutenant Lisa Cooksey and Chief Amy Smith. The intention of this drill is to remind our members to be aware of what is going on on scene at all times. In the drill the crews are only informed that there is subject with a leg injury. They are tested when they arrive and find the patient assaulted with stab wound and trapped under pipe. They were then tested even more when an armed man came out and began ... (Full Story)

"Neighbors Helping Neighbors"


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