Manchester- On February 12th, 2020 Ambulance Service of Manchester’s Kayla Fortin and Danielle Chowaniec had the opportunity to work with Girl Scout Troop 10862. The girls learned about the 911 system, toured the ASM facility and worked towards their first aid badges. (Picture approved by parents and Troop Leaders).
South Windsor- On January 21st, 2020 Ambulance Service of Manchester’s Gregory Derosier had the opportunity to work with Girl Scout Troop 10912 from South Windsor. The troop enjoyed a tour of the building while Greg fielded questions from the visitors in the patient compartment of Alpha 11. (Pictures approved by parents and Troop Leaders).
EAST HARTFORD — On January 9th, 2018 Ambulance Service of Manchester’s (ASM) Kylei Koehler and Themalina Nisyrios presented the basics of Emergency Medical Services and gave ambulance tours to Girl Scout Troop 10043. (Picture approved by Troop Leader).
“First, thanks so much for the great ladies that you sent the other day to troop 10043. The girls had a great time!”
East Hartford Girls Scouts Service Unit Manager
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BOLTON-On March 5th, ASM employees were invited to Bolton Fire Department’s Headquarters to present to the town’s local Girl Scout Troop. Paramedic William Schnepp and EMT Tiffany Armas worked alongside FD members offering tips on how to work with emergency personnel. Tours of the ambulance were provided as William and Tiffany discussed ideas on how to avoid and prepare for emergencies. In addition, Girl Scout members received a tutorial on different types of equipment commonly used by EMS and Fire Personnel.
WETHERSFIELD — On April 16, 2015 Aetna’s Ashley Harkins and Justine Monahan visited Brownie Troop 10262 out of Wethersfield, CT. The two afforded the girls the opportunity to learn from strong female role models.
Scouting troop visits serve to increase children’s awareness of Emergency Medical Services, when to call 911, what Paramedics and EMTs do to help people and why serving the community is important.
EAST HARTFORD — On February 6th, ASM’s Polina Yakushchenko and Jacob Truebig visited Girls Scout Daisy Troop 10862 during a troop meeting.
“Thanks for sending the ambulance yesterday to our Girls Scout Daisy Troop 10862. The girls enjoyed going inside the ambulance and getting the coloring books. I asked Jacob to explain about the stethoscope and I think that was one of the favorite part for many girls. Thanks so much again for sending them I know winter is kind of crazy with emergency calls.” – Troop Leader Barbara Valdes
EAST HARTFORD — On September 7, 2013, Ambulance Service of Manchester’s (ASM) Heather DiGirolamo and Matt Kleza presented the basics of Emergency Medical Services and gave ambulance tours at a Scouting Family Day on the East Hartford town green. (Picture appears with written troop leader permission).
Contents of a thank you card sent to an ASM Paramedic Unit crew:
Dear Sue and Brian: Thank you for a great presentation to the girls of Troop 10664! It was fun learning about your work, the tools of the trade, the ambulance itself, and seeing your energy and commitment to helping other and saving lives. Continue reading