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Welcome to the Green Valley Fire District

Our organization values the relationship we have with our communities and works hard to ensure we don’t violate the trust or confidence you have placed in us.

As our customer, we strive to exceed your expectations with every encounter we have.  Your input is important to our success, and we value your feedback.  My contact information is listed below.  Please let me know when we exceed your expectations, or if you have suggestions on how we can continue to improve our service delivery.

 

Chuck Wunder, MSL, EFO, CFO

Fire Chief

cwunder@gvfire.org

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Submit Your Application Here

 

November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

What is Alzheimer’s?

Memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer’s or another dementia.  Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. There are 10 warning signs and symptoms. Every individual may experience one or more of these signs in a different degree. If you notice any of them, please see a doctor.

Alzheimer’s is not a normal part of aging

The greatest known risk factor is increasing age, and the majority of people with Alzheimer’s are 65 and older. But Alzheimer’s is not just a disease of old age. Approximately 200,000 Americans under the age of 65 have younger-onset Alzheimer’s disease (also known as early-onset Alzheimer’s).

What is the difference between Alzheimer’s and typical age-related changes?
Signs of Alzheimer’s/dementia Typical age-related changes
Poor judgment and decision-making Making a bad decision once in a while
Inability to manage a budget Missing a monthly payment
Losing track of the date or the season Forgetting which day it is and remembering it later
Difficulty having a conversation Sometimes forgetting which word to use
Misplacing things and being unable to retrace steps to find them Losing things from time to time
What to do if you notice warning signs

If you notice any  Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s in yourself or someone you know, don’t ignore them. Schedule an appointment with your doctor

With early detection, you can: Get the maximum benefit from available treatments – You can explore treatments that may provide some relief of symptoms and help you maintain a level of independence longer. You may also increase your chances of participating in clinical drug trials that help advance research.

Learn more: What We Know Today and Understanding Dementia

 

Green Valley Fire District - Compassion, Competence and Character

We like to post comments that we receive that reflect the service our members provide to our community.  It is our hope, and overarching goal, that we provide the best, most compassionate service possible in each and every call for service we respond to.  One of our customers responded to our survey with the following:

Please indicate how you would rate the timeliness of RESPONSE you received from the GVFD.
Excellent

Please indicate how you would rate the QUALITY of service you received from GVFD.
Excellent

Please indicate how you would rate the level of CUSTOMER SERVICE you received from GVFD.
Excellent

Please indicate how you would rate your OVERALL EXPERIENCE with GVFD.
Excellent

Additional Comments or Suggestions
Adrianne and Austin were very understanding and thorough. Need more like them!!!

Name:  Lynda Martone

Come Join Our Fire Corps Team

Are you looking for something fun to do while helping your fellow Green Valley neighbors stay safe in their homes? Well Fire Corps may be just what you’re looking for!

The continued growth of our wildly successful; smoke alarm and battery replacement programs, rapid entry lock-box installation, desert pest relocation, administrative support for the Fire District, and community fall prevention services have created the need to find more men and women volunteers.

Fire Corps volunteers provide non-emergency support to the Green Valley Fire District saving GVFD over $200,000 each year and have a great time doing it.

Volunteers receive extensive classroom and field training in all functions. There are positions available that will cater to your specific interests and skills. Join our outstanding cadre of friendly, community minded volunteers and help keep Green Valley safe.

To join, call the Green Valley Fire District Community Services Division at 520-625 9438. We would like to talk to you!

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If you are looking for a fun, exciting career

the Green Valley Fire District invites you to take a deeper look at us and apply today!  Fill out an Interest Card under the “About” link, then go to “Employment”.  We’ll contact you when the next process begins.

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Thank You for considering the Green Valley Fire District!
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