Charles County Volunteer Fire & EMS Association

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County Chief's Meeting

01/28/2019
Southern MD Volunteer Firemen's Association Meeting

02/05/2019
CCVFA/CCAEMS Executive Meeting

03/11/2019
CCVFA Monthly Meeting


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Charles County Volunteer Firemen's Association, Inc.
Charles County Association of Emergency Medical Services, Inc.

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Update on Past President Bill Cooke - 1/11/2019

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 11

I had the pleasure to visit Mr. Cooke today and ask him if I could take a picture of him to share with all his friends and family. I have to say, "HE'S BACK", he is on the road to recovery, smiles, talks, and loves the St. Mary's County Rehabilitation Center. (I even received a history lesson) He and his wife Cathy are planning to go home on Tuesday. He asked to send a hearty "THANK YOU" to everyone ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Mark Belton Appointed as County Administrator Effective Feb. 4

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 08

Today, County Administrator Michael D. Mallinoff, Esq., ICMA-CM, submitted his resignation to the Charles County Board of Commissioners, effective Friday, Jan. 11. As County Administrator, Mallinoff has been responsible for the day-to-day management of County Government, in accordance with the policies and directives of the Commissioners.

“It’s been my honor to work for the Charles County Government ... (Full Story & Photos)

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50 Year Service Award for Chief Dave Summers of Ironsides Volunteer Rescue Squad

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 06

Chief Spalding and her membership recognizes Chief Dave Summers for 50 years distinguished volunteer service to his community and Charles County. In addition, he served Nanjemoy VFD as a Chief Officer. He also received a proclamation from our county commissioners for his service...congratulations Chief Summers...... (Full Story & Photos)

Chief Summers speaking with 
Commissioner Bowling who congratulated Mr. Summers for his 50 years volunteer EMS service
Chief Summers speaking with Commissioner Bowling who congratulated Mr. Summers for his 50 years volunteer EMS service

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No Caption Special Recognition Award Presented to Dave Eicholtz

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 06

Dave Eicholtz lead the Length of Service Program Board for 5 years from 2013 thru 2018 when he retired from Charles County Government. We thank Dave for his contribution and vision leading this effort and maintaining solvency of the program.
Pictured from left to right:

Tom Edwards, Bertie Spalding, William Frazier, Deb Hall, Dave Eicholtz, Kim Bender, Jeff Clements... (Full Story & Photos)

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2018 Charles County Volunteer Firemen's Association Memorial Service Award Presented to Chaplain Joe Gardiner

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 05

During the 2019 Joint Fire/EMS Installation of Officers Awards Banquet held last evening, Chaplain Joe Gardiner was awarded for his outstanding spiritual service over the years. Outstanding Job Chaplain, God Bless You and thanks for all you do for all........ (Full Story & Photos)

Chaplain Joe Gardiner and awards committee
Chaplain Joe Gardiner and awards committee

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Waldorf VFD President Edwards and EMS Chief Yesse
Waldorf VFD President Edwards and EMS Chief Yesse

2018 Squad Member of the Year Awarded to County Volunteer EMS Chief Guy Yesse

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 05

County Volunteer EMS Chief Guy Yesse received the 2018 Dr. Henry L. Burke Memorial Service Award recognizing him for his distinguished service to the Charles County Association of Emergency Medical Services and it's member departments during the 2019 Installation of Officers Banquet on Friday evening. Congratulations to Chief Yesse, well deserved award.... (Full Story & Photos)

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MFCA - "Making Yourself Hard to Kill" Training Opportunity

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 03

The Maryland Fire Chiefs Association in conjuction with the MSFA-MFCA SAFER Grant is providing the following training seminar:

MAKING YOURSELF HARD TO KILL

Date: Saturday, January 19, 2019

Time: 8:00 a.m. ― 4:30 p.m. (Lunch will be provided)

Location: Carroll County Public Safety Training Center
50 Kate Wagner Road
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 848-1488

Featuring: Jason Brezler, Founder and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption MFCA National Fire Service Staff & Command Course Scholarship Application

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 03

Would you like to attend the National Fire Service Staff & Command Course?

The Maryland Fire & Rescue Institute in cooperation with the International Association of Fire Chiefs will be holding their 2019 National Fire Service Staff & Command Course March 10-16, 2019 at the Sheraton Baltimore North, in Towson, Maryland. Attendees of the program will explore current and evolving concepts in fire/EMS ... (Full Story & Photos)

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MFCA Fire Department Instructor's Conference (FDIC) Scholarship Application

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 03

Would you like to attend the Fire Department Instructor's Conference (FDIC)?

The Fire Department Instructor's Conference (FDIC) will be held on April 8-13, 2019 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. Attendees of the program will explore current and evolving concepts in fire/EMS service management, leadership, and administration. The Maryland Fire Chiefs Association (MFCA) Training ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 14

In the past two weeks our volunteer fire/EMS departments opened their doors to accept donations from the public for Marine Corps Reserves Toys for Tots Campaign. We thank our residents for their kindness and to the hundreds of businesses that collected toys, we thank you as well. It was a pleasure for us to collect these toys that will help bring smiles to every child in our county.

Here's a few ... (Full Story & Photos)

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FIRE SAFETY FOR THE UPCOMING THE WINTER MONTHS

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 11

We thank our State Fire Marshal's Office for releasing this vital life saving information:

STATEWIDE SAFETY RELEASE (December 11, 2018) -- State Fire Marshal Brian S. Geraci reminds all residents of Maryland to check for fire safety where they live, work, attend classes, training and meetings. “Fire and life safety is everyone’s responsibility; by testing smoke alarms and CO detectors, keeping exits ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 09

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST
TONIGHT...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches expected, with highest amounts in the southern portions of the area.

* WHERE...Charles County Maryland and Rappahannock and Southern Fauquier Counties in Virginia.

* WHEN...From 11 AM this morning to midnight EST tonight.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan ... (Full Story & Photos)

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TRAFFIC SAFETY MESSAGE:

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 21

Drivers, your volunteer fire and EMS departments in Charles County have experienced an increase in motor vehicle accidents in the last week most being very serious. The holiday season is here, we understand everyone is in a hurry to get around our county but we remind EVERYONE to please slow down, pull over if you need to use your phone and pay particular attention to pedestrians walking near the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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