Fire-Rescue members throughout Loudoun County will join together in celebration of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week, May 20-26, which honors EMS providers nationwide.
The 2012 EMS Week theme, “EMS: More Than a Job, A Calling” celebrates the exceptional service being provided to countless patients every day, often under incredibly challenging circumstances.
EMS companies throughout the County will conduct a variety of activities and open houses designed to raise public awareness about health and safety issues. The following is a list of open houses scheduled throughout county:
May 12 – Purcellville Public Safety Day. Visit www.purcellvilleva.gov for more details.
May 20 – Loudoun Volunteer Rescue Open House. 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Station 13, 143 Catoctin Circle SE, Leesburg. For details visit www.loudounrescue.org or call 703-777-7185.
May 26 – Round Hill Volunteer Open House. 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Station 4, 4 Main Street, Round Hill. For details visit www.roundhillvfd.org or call 540-338-7982.
Additional Volunteer sanctioned events scheduled for May:
May 11 and 12 – Round Hill Volunteer Fire Departments Annual Mother’s day Flower sale. 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at 4 Main Street, Round Hill. For more information visit www.roundhillvfd.org or call 540-338-7982.
May 12- Philomont Volunteer Fire Company’s Annual Beef BBQ dinner. 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. 36560 Jeb Stuart Rd. For details visit www.philomontvfd.org or call 540-338-6506
May 12-Neersville Volunteer Fire and Rescue Country Breakfast. 8:00 -10:30 a.m. at Station 16, 11762 Harpers Ferry Rd, Neersville. For details call 540-668-6974.
May 12- Aldie Volunteer Fire Company’s Duck Adoption Kick-Off. 9a.m. to 5p.m. at the Treasures on the Turnpike (TOT) Village Flea Market and Yard Sale. For details visit http://www.aldiefire.org/ or call 703-327-6712.
May 14-Purcellville Volunteer Fire Company’s 2nd Annual Golf Tournament at Loudoun Golf and Country Club. This year’s event will be held in the honor of Fallen Marine Capt. Michael Quin. For details visit www.tournevents.com/PVFC or call 540-338-5961.
May 20 – Loudoun Volunteer Rescue Blood Drive. 10a.m. at Station 13, 143 Catoctin Circle SE, Leesburg. For details visit www.loudounrescue.org or call 703-777-7185.
Lovettsville Fire and Rescue weekly Bingo night on Saturdays throughout May. For details visit www.lovettsvillevfr.org or call 540-822-5258.
The Loudoun County Fire and Rescue system has a variety of opportunities available for those interested in volunteering their time. For more information on volunteer opportunities, visit www.answerthecall.info, contact your local volunteer fire or rescue company or Lisa Braun, Loudoun County Fire-Rescue Services Recruitment and Retention Specialist at 571-258-3222.