Admirals present 'Anchor' awards to Currituck EMS officials
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.