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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.
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)
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 ...
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)
There will be Trick-or-Treating on the Square Saturday October 26th from 1-3. Dress up in your favorite costume and join in the festivities. LVRS and Auxiliary will be having a table setup on the square handing out candy as well, stop by and see us.
Many downtown merchants around the square will be open to hand out candy and goodies to the children. Remember to bring your goodie bag.
Fun for all ages, you can create your own life-size scarecrow, there will be members of the St Mary's Crafts Guild there to help! All supplies are provided and the fee is $8.00 per scarecrow. ...