Ollie Leslie III, Critical Care Paramedic, Rutherford County Emergency Medical Service, is the recipient of The Exchange Club of Murfreesboro Outstanding Rutherford County EMS for 2019-2020.
"Ollie is always good to jump in and help with anything that needs to be done from patient care to day-to-day operations," said Brent Carter, RC-EMS Public Relations.
Leslie has been with RC-EMS for three years was chosen by his peers for the outstanding professionalism and patient care he offers the community.
Husband to Olyvia and father of two boys, Leslie has been Field Training Officer with RC-EMS for a couple of years. He states he enjoys helping new Paramedics learn how to care for the public along with helping them in their skill.
"I have wanted to be in emergency services all my life and hope to spend the rest of my life serving the community," Leslie said.
Community service is the lifeline of The Exchange Club. The Program of Service that most allows The Exchange Club of Murfreesboro to identify leaders in our community who accept the challenge of excellence in their position of Emergency Medical Services.
For years The Exchange Club has honored our law enforcement officers and our local firefighters. It was realized that a key contributor in the community was EMS, and The Exchange Club started in 2019 recognizing the outstanding Emergency Medical Services with an annual award.
For more information on The Exchange Club of Murfreesboro follow them on Facebook and visit ww.NationalExchangeClub.org. The local Club was charted in 1950. Their Mission Statement: Exchange, inspiring communities to become better places to live. Core Values are: Family, Community, Country. The Club’s vision is: A strong America, safe communities, and unified people.