National Suicide Prevention Week: Challenging assumptions

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Sept. 8-14 is National Suicide Prevention Week, with a theme of Challenging Our Assumptions and Moving Forward Together. The Wilton Volunteer Ambulance Corps (WVAC) would like to take this opportunity to provide awareness on how to determine if someone is suicidal, how to talk to someone who is suicidal and how to keep the person safe until help arrives. Our mission is to provide the highest quality pre-hospital physical and emotional emergency care.

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One Second to the Next

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Thursday September 19, 7-9PM, at the Trackside Teen Center of Wilton watch a documentary directed by Hollywood director/actor Warner Herzog on the aftermath of texting and driving.

A panel discussion will be held following the film consisting of: Alison Jacobson–”The Safety Mom”; Kiersten Aichinger–Victim in a distracted driving crash; Officer Rich Ross–Wilton’s School Resource Center; Chris Gardner–The Wilton Volunteer Ambulance Corps.

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WVAC Announces New Executive Operating Committee

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Photo: (left to right) Christopher Gardner, President; Patrick York, Vice President; Robert Stork, Secretary; Brian Heffernan, Treasurer

Christopher Gardner, President

Chris joined WVAC in 1997. He started as a driver and, over the years, became an Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) and then an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Chris served four years as Treasurer of WVAC and was the catalyst for Wilton’s achievement of the HEARTSafe community designation from the Connecticut Department ...

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Welcome faces in a crisis: Ambulance corps welcomes five

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The ranks of the Wilton Volunteer Ambulance Corps swelled by five when four new emergency medical technicians and one emergency medical responder were voted in on Wednesday, April 17.

The new EMTs are Diane McDermott, Jacqueline Levene, Nancy Capelle, and Jorge Ignarra. Max Maultz is the new EMR. All are from Wilton save Mr. Ignarra, who lives just over the town line in Norwalk.

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