20 Apr 2008
Gasoline/Motorcycles - With the growing cost of gasoline, the use of Motorcycles and similar vehicles will be increasing. Please pay special attention to these two wheeled gas savers while you are traveling or while performing your duties.
Summer Time Fun - Summer in Rochester brings a variety of activities, many of which involve Emergency Services in our area. From Carnivals and Parades, Firematic Races to Open Houses and Shows, please plan to support many of these local activities with your family and friends.
May 31 - Mendon Parade at 1845 hours
June 12 - Spencerport Parade at 1900 hours
June 26 - Barnard Parade at 1900 hours
July 10 - Webster Parade at 1830 hours
July 18 - Rush Parade at 1900 hours
July 24 - Hilton Parade at 1900 hours
July 26 - East Rochester Parade at 1830 hours
July 31 - Hamlin Parade at 1900 hours
August 1 - Clifton Parade at 1900 hours
June 21 - FD Racing @ Sea Breeze
June 28 - FD Racing @ Henrietta
August 2 - FD Racing @ Spencerport
August 23 - FD Racing@ Point Pleasant
May 17 - Honeoye Falls Ambulance Open House
May 18 - Mercy Flight Open House
June 26-28 - Chili FD hosting AutoX 2008
August 13 - County Chiefs Show
Thank You - This past week a long time supporter of the Monroe County Emergency Services left his position as Monroe Country Fire Coordinator. Ed Riley has been a tireless advocate for both Fire and EMS and has been a very good supporter of the activities in the Third Battalion.
Third Battalion EMS Administers meeting - The meeting scheduled for Wednesday, April 23 has been moved to Wednesday, April 30. I understand that this change will create conflicts in scheduling for some and I apologize for this change. Details on this meeting will be sent out to the Operations Officers. To insure everyone can plan ahead, the May meeting is scheduled for May 28th at 1900 at the East Rochester Amb.
Plan for Success - The upcoming months bring large events to all our communities and the early planing by Emergency Services helps to make these Golf Tournaments, Festivals, Support Walks and other event's a success. Please get involved early and support these activities in the planning and helping to staff these fun events all summer.
St Baldrick - The yearly Shave a Emergency Service Person for Charity is again being sponsored by the St Baldricks Society, which supports Childhood Cancer Research. Many local Emergency Service Personnel support this local cause, including SEQ's own Eric Ledwin. Please support this valuable cause and if you want to help Eric lose his hair, go to https://www.stbaldricks.org/get_involved/donate.html?ParticipantKey=2008-47619 to make a donation. This years event will be held on April 26, 2008.
April 24 - Take a Child to work day
Third Battalion Deputy EMS Coordinator