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.
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.
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.