New York State Volunteer Ambulance and Rescue Association

New York City Region, District 4

2016 EMS Week Recognition and Memorial Dinner


On Tuesday evening, May 3, 2016, at 7:00 PM, several hundred volunteer Emergency Services personnel will gather at Russo’s on the Bay in Howard Beach, N.Y., to honor the efforts of volunteer EMS providers in the New York City region.

Be sure to check this website often for updated information on our special guests.

We would especially like to thank First Response Ambulance and SeniorCare Ambulance for their generous sponsorhsip of our Eleventh Annual Recognition and Memorial Dinner without whom this event would not be possible.  This past year, our other supporters also were LaGuardia Community College EMS Program, The Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, Flushing Hospital Medical Center, Powell Associates, and Mineo Consulting, whose financial support helped to honor those who give of themselves to their communities.

Your organization or company can do the same. Consider sponsoring our event to show your support for those who selflessly put their lives on the line for the community. Please contact the Event Chairman to offer your greatly needed financial support.


Please show your support with a tax-deductible donation to the
New York City Volunteer Emergency Service Community by clicking
below to become a Sponsor, and/or take a Journal Ad.

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The Dinner Chairperson is Mr. Martin Grillo, Chief of Emergency Medical Rescue of NYC. He can be contacted at (718) 474-0680.

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Photos From Past Dinners

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NY Hospital of Queens, Chief/Commissioner Sponsor of 2002 to 2010 EMS Week Recognition Dinners.