RPFAS Cadet Car Wash This Sunday
By Saul Qersdyn
Published: September 3, 2014 @ 6:00 AM EDT
The Roselle Park First Aid Squad (RPFAS) Cadet Car Wash event is this Sunday, September 7th, from 9 a.m. till 3 in the afternoon. The car wash will be at 535 Laurel Avenue (between West Colfax & West Webster Avenues) in the parking lot next to the RPFAS building.
All donations will go to and support the First Aid Squad Cadets.
The RPFAS Cadet Unit has been around for over 30 years. It introduces boys and girls between 15½ to 17-years-old at the high school level to the basics of emergency care and treatment of the injured and sick under the mentorship of Roselle Park’s EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) squad members. Currently, there are 12 cadets in the program. As a member of the squad, cadets are taught CPR (cardio-pulmonary resuscitation) and eventually are trained to take the New Jersey EMT Course.
“The Cadet program encourages the youth in our community to become active in our organization and is an important part of providing experienced and trained members to the squad once the students reach 18 years of age,” stated RPFAS Captain Glen Costello.
Anyone young person interested can stop by with their family at the RPFAS building at 535 Laurel Avenue Sunday through Friday between 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. to fill out a cadet application. They can also visit the RPFAS website (link) or call (908) 245-3470 for more information.