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The Frederick County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association
wantsYOU to GEAR UP

Would you like to make a difference in your town?  
Being a volunteer member is a 
great way to contribute!

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Frederick County High School Work Based Learning Internship

Member Joyce Shry, March 05

The Frederick County Fire & Rescue Services Internship Program is offered to high school students by Frederick County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Services. Interested high school students must be at least 16 years of age, a member of a volunteer fire/rescue company AND pass a Frederick County Fire Department physical. If you are not currently a volunteer, we will gladly assist you in this process.

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Member Joyce Shry, May 21

May is National STOP THE BLEED® Month.

Stop the Bleed Day is May 23, 2024.

The theme for 2024 is "Building Community Through STOP THE BLEED®". The campaign is about building community resilience and fostering connections so that people know they are there for each other in the event of tragedy.

Knowing how to control bleeding from a serious injury is important to everyone. Stop the Bleed is ... (Full Story & Photos)

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National EMS Week

Member Joyce Shry, May 17

National EMS Week 2024 is celebrated from May 19th to May 25th, 2024. This year marks the 50th anniversary of EMS Week, which is a significant milestone. During this week, we honor the past and future of emergency medical services (EMS) professionals. This year's theme is "Honoring Our Past, Forging Our Future". It’s a time to recognize the dedication and hard work of those who serve their communities ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Member Joyce Shry, May 14

FREDERICK COUNTY VOLUNTEER FIRE & RESCUE HIGH SCHOOL WORK BASED LEARNING INTERNSHIP GRADUATION
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Today, May 14, 2024, Frederick County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Services High School Work Based Learning Interns graduated.
There were five volunteers who graduated today at the Frederick County Public Safety Training Facility at noon.

The five graduates are:
Hunter ... (Full Story & Photos)

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Member Joyce Shry, May 13

Mental health encompasses emotional, psychological, and social well-being, influencing cognition, perception, and behavior. According to World Health Organization, it is a "state of well-being in which the individual realizes his or her abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and can contribute to his or her community".

It likewise determines ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Member Joyce Shry, May 09

Being a firefighter mom is a unique and admirable role. Firefighters put their lives on the line to protect others, and their families play an essential part in supporting them.

Women make up a small percentage of firefighters, both volunteer and career, and they face unique challenges. The challenges that female firefighters have is much physical fitness and getting along with our male counterparts ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Older Americans Month

Member Joyce Shry, May 08

Established in 1963, Older Americans Month (OAM) is celebrated every May. Led by a federal agency, the Administration for Community Living (ACL), OAM is a time to recognize older Americans’ contributions, highlight aging trends and reaffirm commitments to serving the older adults in our communities.

This year’s theme, “Powered by Connection,” focuses on the profound impact that meaningful connections ... (Full Story & Photos)

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