"We had about 500 people (kids+parents) stop by during the hours we were open..way more than we expected - and we got 12 people express interest in joining (which we are following up with - mostly EMS company folks, but it's start)..."
"We are also doing an open house (sort of a "take a walk in our shoes" event) with demos, hands-on experience (bullex fire extinguisher trainer and Holmatro tool cutting on car, EMS stuff, etc.), trucks on display and or course, free…"
"We are doing the open house on Sunday , no gimmicks just the plain hard truth , i been fortunite that we voted in 5 new people last , we had a lot of new ones since December , I have 6 going thru FF1 in 2 weeks . Are you doing anything for it?"
"Sylvia, I have requested a template from the "FireLaw Guys" that was presented at FDIC - I will email it to you when it is recieved from them...in the interim, the text I posted as the lead-in to this thread is my department's policy…"
As with most volunteer FD's, alarm response, training, recruiting, and retaining quality members and officer development.
BA - Biology/Chemistry - Concordia University-Nebraska
MS - Medical Microbiology - Long Island University-C.W. Post Campus
EMT-B (NY State Certified since 1993)
American Red Cross - First Aid/CPR Instructor (Nassau County Chapter)
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Vice Chairman - Ninth Battalion Fire District
Commissioner, Nassau County Fire Commission
Private Secondary School Administrator; volunteer FF/EMT with Jericho FD (currently Second Assistant Chief and Chief in Charge of EMS and Training Divisions)
We are doing the open house on Sunday , no gimmicks just the plain hard truth , i been fortunite that we voted in 5 new people last , we had a lot of new ones since December , I have 6 going thru FF1 in 2 weeks . Are you doing anything for it?
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