2007-12-06 / About Town

JEMS honored by BankNewport

Jamestown Emergency Medical Services (JEMS) recently received $500 from BankNewport as a goodwill donation to acknowledge the efforts of the volunteer first responders who continually provide emergency service at no charge to Conanicut Island residents.

Founded in 1948, JEMS is staffed entirely by volunteer Emergency Medical Technicians

EMTs) and qualified drivers - with back-up crews available to provide emergency service at no charge to Island residents. JEMS responds to approximately 600 calls each year while working with the Jamestown Fire and Police Departments as part of an Emergency Medical Team.

BankNewport, founded in 1819 and currently holding $1 billion in assets, is an FDIC-insured savings bank. Along with its other OceanPoint Financial Partners - OceanPoint Insurance Agency, Inc., Smith Mack & Associates, Meredith & Clarke, and Narragansett Underwriting Group - BankNewport is proud to serve the financial needs of customers from banking and insurance offices located throughout southeastern New England.

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