The Nanticoke Rotary Club honored four Sussex County paramedics for outstanding service as part of the civic organization’s annual service awards.
Paramedics Carl Davis, Glenda Pusey, John Wright and Rob Walker were honored during a ceremony held Feb. 20 at Heritage Shores in Bridgeville. Each recipient was presented a plaque by his or her immediate supervisor and congratulated by those in attendance, including Sussex County Council President Michael H. Vincent, County Administrator Todd F. Lawson and Emergency Medical Services Director Robert Stuart.
Roy Ball, a clinical nurse specialist from University of Maryland Shock Trauma was the guest speaker and highlighted a recent event where rapid response from first responders, local volunteer ambulance companies and paramedics made the difference in a life-and-death situation.
“These individuals are representative of the Rotary’s main objective of service in the community, in the workplace and around the world. They represent of all of our paramedics and define what we are all about at Sussex County EMS - caring people, quality service,” Stuart said. “They each have their own personalities and talents, but they all share a common thread, a caring attitude and a desire to help their department and their community. They are all truly deserving of these awards.”
Each recipient was introduced by his or her immediate supervisor. The supervisors included Mike Pusey, A-shift; Robbie Murray, operations manager; Glenn Marshall, C-shift; and Andy Wile, D-shift.
Each award recipient was honored for his or her many accomplishments and contributions to the EMS system.
Sussex County Emergency Medical Services thanked the Nanticoke Rotary Seaford for providing an outstanding dinner and awards ceremony. Sussex County EMS also recognized and thanked the event’s sponsors: Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, Craig Technologies, The Car Store, I.G. Burton, Community Bank Delaware, Genesis Health Services, Nanticoke Cardiology, Tower Signs LLC., Andy and Lisa Wile, and Sussex County Council.