RSAF Deadline March 15
Grant season is upon us!! This is a friendly reminder that the deadline for the Rescue Squad Assistance Fund (RSAF) grant is March 15, 2017 at 5 p.m. This is a great opportunity for your agency to seek financial assistance for your many needs. The application can be obtained from the Virginia Office of EMS website.
The grant application process can be intimidating, so we would like to offer our assistance. If you have questions regarding the process or are not quite sure how to properly complete the application, please feel free to contact ODEMSA for help. If you would like ODEMSA to review your application prior to submission, you are welcome to call our office to make an appointment.
Good Luck !!
Mid Atlantic Wrestle Expo Helps ODEMSA
The Mid Atlantic Wrestle Expo is coming to Richmond, and a portion of the proceeds will support ODEMSA !!! The event will be held May 19-20 at the Richmond Convention Center. Not only will ODEMSA benifit from this event, but ALL First Responders will receive a special discount at the door. Bring your EMS ID, as proof, to purchase tickets. For more information, click here.
2017 Regional EMS Awards Program
Do you know someone who is an exemplary EMS provider, outstanding EMS administrator, dedicated emergency nurse or physician? We're looking for the best of the best and we need your help! Take a few moments to reflect on the many successes of your organization. Are there people you should be recognizing? We think there are! Your mission is to find and nominate someone for a 2017 Regional EMS Award!
This is a fantastic opportunity to honor those people in your region who excel in the EMS field. Submit a Regional EMS Award nomination for one of the twelve categories either directly to ODEMSA or to your assigned ODEMSA Field Coordinator. If your nomination is selected for a regional award, it will then be nominated for the statewide Governor's EMS Awards. Contact ODEMSA for more information and be sure to submit your application by April 7, 2017.
2017 Regional EMS Awards Picnic
The ODEMSA Regional Awards and Family Fun Day is not just for the winners of our Regional Awards. ODEMSA invites all EMS Providers and their families to enjoy a fun day of fellowship with your peers. This year's event will be held, again, at the Metro Richmond Zoo on May 20, 2017. If you would like to attend, please register here.
The Zoo has extended a significant discount to our EMS providers and family members. Admission of $9.50 will get you general admission to the zoo, a delicious lunch, and a seat at the ODEMSA Award Ceremony to honor our region's best. Also, you'll get to hang out with the awesome ODEMSA Staff!
February 27, 2017 (18:30 - 20:30)
March 02, 2017 (18:00 - 22:00)
March 09, 2017 (18:00 - 22:00)
March 15, 2017 (19:00 - 22:00)
March 16, 2017 (18:00 - 22:00)