During the training sessions, the volunteer trainees learned ways to help in a classroom setting and also did hands-on activities on the field, including strapping dummies on stretchers and light search and rescue exercise. Brian Strelitz, director of South Florida EVP, spoke highly of the trainees at a session.
"Everybody in the room wouldn't be in the room if their heart wasn't in the right place to begin with," he said. "This organization is the only organization I know that gives people the opportunity to take their passion from the heart and move it to another realm - to utilize the mental and the physical tools necessary to take action beyond simply writing a check."
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