2018 Virginia Gilpin Distinguished Service Award Winner Announced

On behalf of the Virginia Beach Rescue Squad Foundation, Board President Clarence J. “Skip” Smith, III presents Catherine “Kitty” Schaum the 2018 Virginia Gilpin Distinguished Service Award.

Catherine “Kitty” Schaum honored for 13 years of tireless dedication

April 30, 2019 – Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach Catherine “Kitty” Schaum has been awarded the Virginia Beach Rescue Squad Foundation’s 2018 Virginia Gilpin Distinguished Service Award at the organization’s Annual Leadership Dinner. This prestigious annual award is presented to an honoree whose outstanding actions and activities have helped to strengthen and enhance the volunteer rescue squad system in the City of Virginia Beach, Virginia. The award celebrates and honors Kitty Schaum’s 13-years of dedicated and tireless service to the Volunteer Rescue Squads of Virginia Beach and the Virginia Beach Rescue Squad Foundation. It is because of the exemplary work of volunteers such as Kitty Schaum, that a volunteer-based rescue squad can be maintained in Virginia Beach, providing free pre-hospital emergency care to the City’s residents. Virginia Beach is a better place to work, live and play due to the efforts of Kitty, and many like her, who serve the community daily. It is with sincere gratitude that the Virginia Beach Rescue Squad Foundation recognizes Kitty Schaum’s work and sacrifice.

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