Mechanicsville Volunteer Rescue Squad, Inc.
Mechanicsville Volunteer Rescue Squad

January 175
February 203
March 21

2015 399
2014 1950
2013 2203
2012 2216
2011 2236
2010 2002
2009 2114

Today 80
Since March 9, 2009


Region 5 Hospital Status

February Member of the Month Lieutenant Catie Bonner

February 2 - Lieutenant Catie Bonner was selected member of the month for February. Catie joined MVRS in 2001 to help the community. She received her EMT certification in 2002 and later was certified as an IV Tech.

Catie is a registered nurse. She worked at St. Mary's Hospital in ICU and is currently a school nurse at Lettie Dent Elementary School. She is working towards a BA in nursing and plans to become a nurse practitioner. She also plans to become certified as a paramedic.

Catie's hobbies include reading. She is devoted to her family. Her husband, Jay and son, Austin are both members of MVRS. Daughter, Sara is no stranger around the squad and a baby boy, due in April, will soon become a welcome addition to the MVRS family.

Funeral Arrangements for Stephen Guy Vallandingham

January 26 -

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 10:00 AM in St. Aloysius Catholic Church for the passing of Stephen Guy Vallandingham. Interment will follow in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery Morganza, MD.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM with prayers recited at 6:30 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home Leonardtown, MD.

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Dr. John Roache recognized for service with St. Mary's County Rescue Association

January 5 - MIEMSS Medical Director Dr. Alcorta recognized Dr. John Roache for 26 years of service as President of the St. Mary's County Rescue Squad Association at his last association meeting as president in December 2014.

Dr. John Roache joined Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department at the age of 16 in 1956 and joined Mechanicsville Volunteer Rescue Squad in 1959 following in the footsteps of his father. Dr. John has served as MVRS President for 36 years, 2 years as Vice President, and also served on the Board of Directors.

In 2002, Dr. John received the Leon Hayes Award. Dr. ... (Full Story)

January Member of the Month

December 30 - Andy Fretwell was selected as member of the month for January. He joined MVRS in May, 2008 as a cadet. After becoming a member, Andy obtained EMT and IVT certifications.

Since becoming a member, he has received recognition for being in the top ten runners for three years, was awarded "Rookie of the Year," "Cadet of the Year," and was nominated "Rookie of the Year" in the state of Maryland. Last year, Andy received recognition for successfully delivering a baby (his first one).

Andy works with Globe Manufacturing in Fairfax, Virginia as a Cares representative sizing firefightin ... (Full Story)

December Member of the Month

Jessica and her sidekick, Faith.
Jessica and her sidekick, Faith.
November 24 - Jessica Vallandingham is "Member of the Month" for December. Jessica was taking pre-college tests at the College of Southern Maryland where she witnessed an accident. With no EMS training, she was unable to help. That is why she joined MVRS in 2005. After Jessica obtained EMT certification she went on to become a Paramedic. Like many squad members, she considers the squad her family.

Jessica has held the position of Chief for the past two years. She has served as 2nd Lieutenant, was Historian, Morale Committee head and served on many other committees.

Jessica's other interest ... (Full Story)

Mechanicsville Volunteer Rescue Squad
28120 Old Flora Corner Road
POB 15
Mechanicsville, MD 20659

DUNS: 809636090

Mechanicsville Volunteer Rescue Squad, Inc.

28120 Old Flora Corner Road
P.O. Box 15
Mechanicsville, MD 20659
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