First National Bank celebrates National EMS Week

Tue, 05/23/2023 - 11:00am

First National Bank recently announced it has made donations totaling $2,800 to 14 emergency medical service organizations in the bank’s market area in response to National EMS Week.

In 1974, President Gerald Ford proclaimed EMS Week to celebrate and recognize EMS practitioners and the important work they do in our nation. The 49th annual National EMS Week is May 21-27.

Receiving donations were Bar Harbor Fire Fighters Association, Belfast Ambulance, Boothbay Region Ambulance Service Inc, Brewer Fire & EMS, Calais Fire-EMS, Camden Fire Department, Central Lincoln County Ambulance Service, Mount Desert Fire and Rescue Association, Peninsula Ambulance Corps Inc Rockland Fire & EMS, Southwest Harbor Tremont Nursing Service, Waldoboro EMS, Washington County EMS Authority/Downeast EMS, and Wiscasset Ambulance Service.

“We’re honored to celebrate and support the dedication of those who provide day-to-day lifesaving services in our communities,” stated First National Bank President and CEO Tony McKim. “Thank you for all that you’ve done this past year and every year.”