Today, Fred Gansel, Paramedic (1502) was honored today by family, friends, colleagues and members of the community for 36 years of service as a volunteer with Sterling Volunteer Rescue Squad. Fred was slightly roasted with some old war stories. He wanted everyone to know he was also remembering a friend and colleague Peggy Smedley who […]
Yarnell Hill Firefighters Remembered
We extend our thoughts and prayers to the family & friends of the 19 firefighters who have given the ultimate sacrifice yesterday 06/30/2013. The 19 firefighters perished while fighting the wildfires in Prescott, AZ. They well never be forgotten and will always be in our thoughts. Rest easy brothers we’ll take it from here. See […]
Thank You Gene for Your Generosity and Loyalty
Gene has been a resident of Sterling since 1977 and has donated $100 every year. He just wanted to put this on his credit card, through our online donation site ,and let it automatically donate every year. However, the system didn’t allow an annual recurring donation. I am always happy when I can get smarter […]
CPR Training Schedule For 2013
Is your CPR Training current? We just posted our CPR Training schedule for the rest of 2013? See http://www.sterlingrescue.org/cpr Note: We do not charge a course fee for any member of Loudoun County Fire and Rescue Companies or Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office Operations Division.
Sterling Rescue Open House 18 May — On Mission – One Team
Press Release Located in northern Virginia, on the eastern side of Loudoun County, the Sterling Volunteer Rescue Squad has been serving its community since 1964. This all-volunteer organization has over 185 members, with one third Advanced Life Support (ALS) certified. Located in one of the fastest growing counties in the nation, the rescue squad serves […]
Our Fund Drive Kicks Off for 2013
The Sterling Volunteer Rescue Squad has kicked off its 2013 Fund Drive and asks that you consider making a tax-deductible donation this year. During 2012, its 185 members provided over 121,000 hours of volunteer support to the community! You can donate on-line at the link below, or mail your donation to: Sterling Volunteer Rescue Squad PO […]
Sterling Rescue Members Earn 169 President’s Volunteer Service Awards
Congratulations to the members of the Sterling Volunteer Rescue Squad (SVRS) who received the President’s Volunteer Service Award in February 2013 for their support to the community in 2012. There are three levels of awards for those 26 and older: Bronze for 100 to 249 hours; Silver for 250 to 499 hours; and Gold for […]
SVRS at the Inauguration
Units from the Sterling Volunteer Rescue Squad provided assistance to the District of Columbia Fire Department and the National Park Service during the 57th Inauguration of President Obama on Monday, January 21st. Sterling Rescue provided three Medic Units, Duty Officer, our Special Events Team which included our specially equipped John Deere gator and our Bike […]
Are you ready for flu season?
The Influenza season has started early! The Center for Disease Control recommends a three-step approach to fighting influenza: Get the flu vaccine (it is not too late to get it!) Take everyday preventive actions to stop the spread of germs, such as covering your mouth when you cough and washing your hands. Take flu antiviral […]
Is your child in the right car seat?
Car crashes are the number one killer of children 1 to 12 years old in the United States. The best way to protect them in the car is to put them in the right seat, at the right time, and to use it the right way. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration offers tips and […]