513 South Main Street
P.O. Box 108
Emporia, Virginia 23847
Next Generation 911 - EMS Contact
Greensville County Volunteer Rescue Squad-EMS
513 S. Main Street
Emporia, VA 23847
Phone: (434) 634-4012
Fax: (434) 634-3825
W. S. Harris, Jr., President
Frankie Bryant, Vice President
Tonya Bryant, Secretary
Shirley Everett, Treasurer
Bruce Simmons, Operation Officer
Pier' Ferguson, Scheduling Officer
Greg O'Berry, Maintenance Officer
Sam Bush, Immediate Past President
Kenny Allen, Director
Nancy Squire, Director
Jonathan Mangrum, Director
Randy Pearce, Director
The GVRS, Inc. is responsible for providing pre-hospital emergency care to the sick and injured and promoting safety consciousness. It is required of each member to be certified at the EMT-B level and to be the best that he or she can be at providing pre-hospital emergency care at that level. Advanced life support certification is encouraged of all members.
The GVRS, Inc. is prepared to respond to emergency calls on a 24 hour, 7 day a week basis. All rolling stock (emergency vehicles) are equipped with up-to-date tools of the trade.
The mission of the GVRS is to assist in the saving of life, to provide pre-hospital emergency care and to foster safety consciousness in the community.
The GVRS, Inc. has served the Emporia-Greensville area since August 1, 1963. Initially the squad provided Basic Life Support pre-hospital emergency care. Today the squad is certified by the Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services at the Advanced Life Support level. The Squad operates today with (41) forty-one active members.
Emergency Medical Technician-Basic is a the minimum level of training. Members are encouraged to attain ALS certification. Additionally all members must be certified in Emergency Vehicle Operations.
An annual EMT-B class is made available to the public. Class size is limited to (25) twenty five students. The course begins in early October and ends in late April.
The GVRS, Inc. is located at 513 South Main Street, Emporia, Virginia. Facilities include a large meeting room and recreation room, board room, executive offices, kitchen, two rest rooms and a bunk room.
Two (2) 12" Aluminum boats with trailer.