Admirals present 'Anchor' awards to Currituck EMS officials

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Tim Riley (left), deputy Currituck Fire and EMS chief, and April Elmor (right), Currituck EMS training officer, pose with Alex Reed of the Norfolk Admirals hockey club, Thursday. The Admirals presented Anchors of Our Community Awards to both Riley and Elmor on Thursday.


From staff reports

Sunday, October 14, 2018

CURRITUCK — Currituck Fire-EMS Deputy Chief Tim Riley and EMS Training Officer April Elmore received an award Thursday from the Norfolk-based hockey team, the Norfolk Admirals.

The Anchors of Our Community Awards recognizes public servants who have aided in the strength, stability and unity of the community throughout their 30-plus years of service to Hampton Roads. People are encouraged to nominate someone who has worked in a community service or public service field for 30 or more years.

Riley retired as a battalion chief with the Virginia Beach Fire Department following 30-plus years of service. Currently he is the deputy chief of Currituck County Fire-EMS, where he has served for three and a half years. He’s also a flight medic with more than 30 years of experience with Sentara Norfolk General Hospital’s Nightingale air ambulance. For almost 10 years, Riley was a medic with Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters transport service.

Elmore retired as a captain with the Virginia Beach Fire Department following 27 years of service. Currently she is the EMS training officer and a paramedic with Currituck County Fire and EMS, where she has served for three years. She also is a paramedic with Special Events, functioning as a standby medic at special events like Admirals games.