05 Feb Bristol-Myers Squibb Grant Supports Training at Princeton First Aid Squad
The Princeton First Aid & Rescue Squad has received a $15,000 grant from Bristol-Myers Squibb to provide EMT classes to new volunteers and advanced emergency medical and rescue training for all members.
Serving the community since 1939, the Princeton First Aid & Rescue Squad is an independent, volunteer-led organization dedicated to providing Princeton residents, visitors, and students with professional, courteous, and skilled emergency medical care.
Volunteer EMTs respond to hundreds of calls annually. Continual training ensures the Squad can deliver top-notch patient care and stay prepared for unforeseen disasters.
Bristol-Myers Squibb has a long tradition of investing in nonprofit organizations that strengthen the communities where its employees live and work. The company states it is proud to support first responder training to help ensure our neighbors have the help they need, when they need it.
Photo credits: State-of-the-Art CPR – Princeton First Aid & Rescue Squad EMT Annie Ferry (second from right) demonstrates LUCAS™ 2 chest compression system to Mimi Bailey, R&D Portfolio Manager at Bristol-Myers Squibb, with Lieutenant Matt Stiff and McKenna Brownell. The mechanical device, on which all Squad members train, provides life-sustaining circulation through effective and uninterrupted chest compressions. A $15,000 grant from Bristol-Myers Squibb will support ongoing and up-to-date training on these and other emergency medical devices.