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Mayor Proclaims March ‘Westfield Volunteer Rescue Squad Month’

By JACKIE LIEBERMAN

March 6, 2014 at 2:51 PM

WESTFIELD, NJ — The executive board of the Westfield Volunteer Rescue Squad received a proclamation from Mayor Andy Skibitsky at Tuesday’s town council meeting.

Residents will receive a request for a donation to the squad’s annual fund drive in the mail later this month.

“We do not receive any tax money,” noted Lynn Feldman, vice president of the squad, which is comprised entirely of volunteers. Money from the drive will go toward such expenses as maintaining ambulances and training volunteers.