by Carolyne Volpe Curley / Carolyne@WestEssexNOW.com
Roseland First Aid Squad Members From left
ROSELAND, NJ - Last night at the Hanover Manor, the Roseland First Aid Squad
hosted their annual dinner to honor the outstanding accomplishments of its volunteers from over the past year. Present for the happy occasion were Roseland Mayor John Duthie, Council President and Liason to the Squad Michele Tolli and Councilmember's David Jacobs, Rich Leonard, Thomas Tsilionis and Mark Vidovich.
Also present were former Mayors Lou De Bell and Mike Pacio, Public Works Superintendent Gary Schall, Roseland Fire Department 1st Assistant Chief Richard Loveless and the borough's Planning Board Chair and generous Squad patron, Lou Lasalle. Squad Coordinator Joseph Silvia served as Master of Ceremonies.
During the occasion, the audience rose to its feet applauding when Roseland's First Lady Lisa Loprete-Duthie expressed how the Squad provided outstanding service in July, 2014, after a 911 call was made on her behalf. The Mayor also thanked the volunteer members for another year of dedicated service to Roseland.
"As a community, we are so fortunate
Awards Presentation: CPR Saves
The following EMT volunteers were recognized for their participation in administering CPR and saving lives on two separate occasions in 2014:
Serving the West Essex community since 1980, the Roseland First Aid Squad is a completely volunteer organization which provides prompt emergency medical response, care and transportation to ill and injured citizens, 365 days a year. All of their members are New Jersey state certifed Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs), trained and proficent in the latest prehospital emergency care procedures and techniques.
Coordinator: Joseph Silvia
300 Eagle Rock Avenue
Roseland NJ 07068