POTTSBORO — Preston Volunteer Emergency Services is a nonprofit located at 85584 North State Highway 289 in Pottsboro, PVES provides life saving response to emergencies to the Pottsboro area, including marinas and the over 1 million visitors to the Lake Texoma area each year. In addition, the all volunteer fire department provides services to residents, businesses, marinas, church camps within the PVES fire district.

POTTSBORO — Preston Volunteer Emergency Services is a nonprofit located at 85584 North State Highway 289 in Pottsboro, PVES provides life saving response to emergencies to the Pottsboro area, including marinas and the over 1 million visitors to the Lake Texoma area each year. In addition, the all volunteer fire department provides services to residents, businesses, marinas, church camps within the PVES fire district.


PVS’s wish list includes:


• sport drinks and bottled water;


• snack and energy bars;


• new twin size sheets and blankets;


• new bath towels;


• copy paper, printer cartridges;


• paint for interior;


• kitchen cabinets;


• dishwasher;


• sturdy storage for bunker gear;


• tools and tool chest;


• power washer;


• paint for bay floors;


• office chairs; and


• Zoll Auto Pulse cardiac support pump – For victims of sudden cardiac arrest, this is a battery operated device that delivers chest compressions automatically, allowing rescuers to provide compressions while performing other lifesaving activities or while transporting a victim down the stairs or in the back of a moving ambulance. The cost is approximately $15,000, but funds toward obtaining this device would be very much appreciated.


Anyone who can help, please contact Don Kelley, PVES President, at 903-903-786-5234 or email dkelley@totalnet.us.


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