Latest Volunteerism Stories

2014-09-11 23:03:49

OFF-DUTY Hatzalah Volunteer EMT & who is also the owner of Lice Troopers is first to respond at scene of rollover crash on I-75 in Miami. Both Patients transported to trauma centers in critical condition. Miami, FL (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Local volunteer EMT was first to arrive on the scene of a rollover car accident that occurred Wednesday night in northwest Miami Dade, leaving two people injured. The accident, involving a vehicle with an ATV in the back of the bed, took place on...

2013-10-22 23:28:23

Volunteer-based emergency response foundation is able to purchase a new ambulance with the help of Yellowstone Capital's charitable funding, provided with a similar sense of urgency. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Hatzalah Volunteer Ambulance Corp (HVAC) of Union County NJ, founded in 2004, is a non-profit organization serving the communities of Elizabeth, Hillside, Union and the surrounding areas. The primary goal of HVAC is to provide rapid response, rapid treatment and rapid...

2013-08-29 23:19:16

Boone County (MO) Fire Protection District (BCFPD) has begun utilizing new mobile technology that locates and dispatches its volunteer firefighters and EMTs to nearby incidents in order to reduce fire department response times. The system, developed by NowForce, locates and dispatches nearby potential responders, thereby shortening the time between when a 9-1-1 call is placed and when a fire/rescue unit arrives. Columbia, MO and Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Closest available...

Word of the Day
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).