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    WEMSA Mourns Loss of Dedicated Volunteer

    The Wisconsin EMS Association and the EMS community said farewell to longtime EMS volunteer. Dale Merrill, of Wheatland and Harshaw. Merrill passed away on July 23, 2015 at the age of 80.

    Dale was a longtime Wisconsin EMS Association member and volunteered with the Working Together conference committee for 23 years. Dale and his wife, Grace, helped out with the conference during the very early years and continued for about as long as WEMSA held the annual event. They were both familiar faces to regular conference goers. As attendees picked up their registration materials, everyone seemed to know Dale and Grace. The highlight for Dale during the busy conference week was seeing his many EMS friends but he took his duty of doling out conference gifts very seriously. “One per person,” he’d say. Amid his humor and quick wit, Dale ran a tight ship and had the assembly-line process down to a well-oiled machine. Read More »

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    WEMSA Store Grand Opening Sale Going on Now!

    The new Wisconsin EMS Association store is now open and we’re celebrating with a big grand opening sale during the month of July! Save on all sorts of items including T-Shirts as low as $5 and special member-only pricing on other items. WEMSA gift certificates are available in $25, $50 and $75 amounts. Even better yet, purchase a $100 gift certificate during the month of July and pay only $90. It’s almost like getting free money! Place any order over $65 and the shipping is free – another $10 in savings!

    You’ll find everything in the WEMSA product line including sweatshirts, sweatpants, T-shirts, fleece, polos, hats and more. Some of our other most popular items including pharmacology guides, erasable run sheet clipboards, cups, mugs, padfolios and the popular Wisconsin EMS service poster map are also available.

    Check out the new WEMSA store right now and save big. While the sale will run through the end of July, some item quantities are limited, so don’t wait to place your order. Remember, you must log in to your WEMSA account to obtain member pricing and complete your order. Enter the store now and take a look!

    The WEMSA Store is now open! Save $$$ on selected items, including gift certificates, plus get free shipping on any order over $65. Take a look now!


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    State EMS Office Paramedic Coordinator To Join WEMSA

    A vital position will soon face a vacancy within the Wisconsin state office of Preparedness and Emergency Health Care. Paramedic Coordinator Fred Hornby will soon be leaving his post after five years with the state EMS office. He currently serves as the Paramedic and Education coordinator. Hornby has been a big advocate of maintaining the highest standards for Wisconsin’s EMS system. His dedication to EMS has helped raise the standards and professionalism within the statewide EMS system. Hornby was instrumental in elevating the level of customer service in the EMS Office. Read More »