Rockaway Neck Volunteer Ambulance Squad holds Installation Dinner

Shaun Wellman, Recording Secretary; Deputy Chief Lauryn Nolan; Chief Chris Brown; Mayor Michael Soriano; Matt Nicosia, Treasurer; President Pierre Kewcharoen, Vice President Bob Heinzerling and Lucy Ellicott, Corresponding Secretary

PARSIPPANY — Rockaway Neck Volunteer Ambulance Squad held their Annual Installation Dinner held on Saturday, January 27 at the Knoll Country Club West.

Parsippany-Troy Hills Mayor Michael Soriano administered the Oath of Office to the new board members.

Rockaway Neck First Aid Squad member Brandon Cafferata was among the members who received a Certificate of Merit Award

Lauryn Nolan received the “Bob Deckenback Award” in recognition of outstanding Achievement, Commitment and Dedication to Parsippany’s Rockaway Neck First Aid Squad and a number of members of Rockaway Neck First Aid Squad received a Certificate of Merit Award. Bob Heinzerling: 367; Don Bragg: 301; Brandon Cafferata: 181; Gary Razen: 167; Julia Ruggier: 165; Doug Finkle: 157; Mike Jones: 157; Chris Brown: 146; Courtney TerWaarbeek: 145 and Lauryn Nolan: 141 were all honored for the number of calls they answered.

Lauryn Nolan received the “Bob Deckenback Award” in recognition of outstanding Achievement, Commitment and Dedication to Parsippany’s Rockaway Neck First Aid Squad.
Parsippany Volunteer Ambulance Squad members Jenn Sikora and Jennifer Kratt Thurkauf with Rockaway Neck Volunteer Ambulance Squad member Justin Bermudez
Parsippany-Troy Hills Council President Paul Carifi, Jr.
Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Chief Paul Philipps and Parsippany Volunteer Ambulance Squad member Jenn Sikora
Parsippany Office of Emergency Management member Nicolas Limanov and Parsippany Volunteer Ambulance Squad member Jenn Sikora
Parsippany Office of Emergency Management member Nicolas Limanov and Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Sergeant Ross Cooper

The Rockaway Neck Fire Department (Parsippany Fire District 5 today) established the Rockaway Neck First Aid Squad in 1952. The original ambulance building was located at 119 Old Bloomfield Ave but was moved to its current location at 25 Crescent Drive in May, 1972.

Since 1952 the Rockaway Neck First Aid Squad has provided emergency medical services 24 hours a day 7 days a week to the areas of Eastern Parsippany and Lake Hiawatha. Ambulances are staffed with NJ State certified EMTs and Certified Emergency Vehicle Operators.

100% of the  members are Volunteers representing the true spirit of the community.

Rockaway Neck First Aid Squad

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