December 2018Lowell City of Lights Parade! Great tradition and we added some vehicles from our Pridestar Student Transportation, Inc. fleet for the festivities. Holidays are officially here!
November 2018Annual Manolis Family Foundation event – Project Helping Hands. We are ALWAYS honored to lend a hand to their efforts!
November 2018Annual Daly Holding/Pridestar turkey raffle... great week to celebrate family. Thanks to our great employees!
October 2018Representing at the Bailey School's touch-a-truck event with other first responders. Great morning with the kids!
September 2018Pridestar's Jim Corbett was awarded EMT of the Year Award by Massachusetts EMS Region III. Congratulations, Jim!
March 2018St. Patrick's Day at the Daly Holding Company and Pridestar family with our annual Corned Beef luncheon.
March 2018We had a very fun morning reading books to the great kids of Lowell's Mcauliffe School in celebration of "Reading Across America Day."
February 2018Pridestar EMS, a member of The Daly Holding Company, donated an AED(Defibrillator) device to the Family Resource Center at Lowell Public Schools.
November 2017Another great tradition here… every employee of Pridestar, and the rest of the Daly Holding Companies, receive a complimentary turkey to enjoy for the holiday! Happy Thanksgiving to all!
November 2017Greatly enjoyed being a part of the 25th annual Salvation Army Christmas Castle Breakfast honoring State Representative David Nangle.
August 2017Great day at the LGH Golf Challenge. Raised a record breaking 450K for renovations to the LGH Saints Campus ER and First Floor. Pictured here is our COO/EVP and LGH Tournament Co-Chair, Bryan Shanley, Amy Werner, LGH Director of Philanthropy at Lowell General Hospital, Jody White, President and CEO LGH and Circle Health, Jennifer Hanson, LGH Special Events/ Office of Philanthropy and from Lowell Five, Justin McCarthy, Vice President, Construction Lending and LGH Tournament Co-Chair.
July 2017Pridestar EMS recently recognized our employees with 5 years and above for their service. It was a great night to celebrate these long term employees and the contributions they have made to Pridestar and the people and communities we serve.
April 2017Pridestar EMS on scene for a motor vehicle accident in Haverhill with TEMS and Haverhill Fire and PD.
February 2017Welcome to the fleet, C54! This is the Ford Transit 350 with the smart track floor system. This vehicle is primarily used for our school-based transports.
January 2017PrideStar EMS recently donated three ambulances, one chair van and medical supplies to Community Christian Fellowship Church.
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January 2017Great time at our annual Christmas Party last night. Wamesit Lanes was a great host to our group. Congratulations to the PEMS Employee of the Year, Doug Krailo and The John Gounaris Everyday Excellence Award recipient, Diego Guerrero. Also, we awarded the first Daly General Contracting/ PCAL Employee of the Year Award to Derek Weitz. Congrats to all.
September 2016Ed and Carole Daly representing Pridestar EMS at the Walk to End Alzheimer's.
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June 2016Pridestar EMS celebrates 10 year anniversary with company picnic!
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June 2016Pridestar EMS was excited to officially celebrate the opening of our Dracut satellite base located on Chuck Drive.
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April 2016Pridestar EMS CEO, David Daly and COO, Bryan Shanley, at the Catalyst Insurance Spring Meeting in Banff Springs, Canada.
March 2016The annual St. Patrick's Day corned beef luncheon for Pridestar EMS staff. The crews took part in the wearing of the green with their St Pat's polos.
February 2016Pridestar EMS recently added two chairvans to our fleet. These chairvans have the new Ford Transit body style that will be a more common sight in the EMS industry.
December 2015Pridestar EMS CEO, David Daly, accepting a plaque from Ramiro Espino, Secretary of State of the Dominican Republic. Mr. Espino visited to personally thank PRIDEStar for their generosity to the Dominican Republic and its people. PRIDEStar has donated two ambulances and medical supplies to the Dominican Republic in the past two years, working with Community Christian Fellowship. Alongside Dave are his parents Ed & Carole Daly.
December 2015Pridestar EMS CEO David Daly, accepting the September 11th award from Middlesex DA Marian Ryan.
November 2015It's turkey time at Pridestar EMS! All employees received their Thanksgiving turkey during our annual giveaway. Happy Thanksgiving!
November 2015Pridestar EMS opened a new satellite base in Lawrence MA located at 1 Inman St. This site sits on the former Nassar Ford dealership off of S. Broadway St.
October 2015Pridestar EMS at the Greater Lowell Chamber of Commerce Business Expo. #GLCCExpo
October 2015Pridestar EMS staff will be in their pink polos each Tuesday in October to support breast cancer awareness. #ihavehope
August 2015Pridestar EMS recently donated A35 and some medical supplies to The Christian Community Fellowship. Both will be sent to Samana in the Dominican Republic to be put to good use.
July 2015Pridestar EMS was once again trying to help beat the heat by handing out ice cream for staff and some residents at our local nursing centers with Sweet Pete the Ice Cream Man.
March 2015Bryan Shanley and David Daly pictured with Governor Charlie Baker and Mayor Rodney Elliott at a recent event in Lowell.
November 2014Pridestar EMS assisted the Manolis Family Helping Hands Project. Over 2,100 families will have a Thanksgiving meal this year because of the commitment and dedication of the Manolis Family to local families.
September 2014Big thanks to Atria Marland Place for coming in and providing our employees with a delicious freshly cooked lunch.
September 2014Bryan Shanley, Pridestar EMS COO, with fellow Lowell General Golf Challenge co-chair Michael Dubuque of Jeanne D'Arc Credit Union present Jody White, Lowell General Hospital President, with a check for $439,000.
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September 2014Pridestar EMS recently donated ambulance A37 to Community Christian Fellowship (CCF) that will go to the Carribean to help care for the sick and needy in deprived areas.
August 2014Pridestar EMS was honored to be able to help the Joseph Middlemiss Big Heart Foundation this past weekend at the Jam for Joe at the House of Blues with Scott Grimes and Bob Guiney.
July 2014Pridestar EMS took to the seas again for the annual fishing trip. And we actually caught some fish this year for a change!
June 2014The Health System hosted this thank you breakfast for Emergency Medical Service (EMS) first responders to show appreciation for their hard work saving lives every day!
June 2014Ed Daly of Pridestar EMS accepts a community partner award from Supt. Taylor and Deputy Supt. Friedl of the Lowell Police Department
April 2014Pridestar EMS was honored to be a part of the POW-MIA chair dedication events at Lawrence and Lowell City Halls. Great job by all involved for making it happen.
March 2014Pridestar EMS crews had their green uniforms on and enjoyed a corned beef dinner prepared by coworker Dave Leriche in celebration of St. Patrick's Day.
January 2014At our recent Christmas party, Pridestar EMS recognized our Employee of the Year recipients for 2013. Congratulations to Mike Comber for receiving the Employee of the Year and Mike Koza for receiving the John Gounaris Everyday Excellence Award.
December 2013Pridestar EMS was shining bright at the Lowell City of Lights Parade. Thanks to all the staff that made it happen.
December 2013Pridestar EMS was on scene as the event detail EMS agency for the Feaster 5 Road Race in Andover, MA.
December 2013Pridestar staff and other volunteers braved the cold to assist the Manolis family as they provided meals to 2000 families in the Greater Lowell community.
November 2013Pridestar EMS Employees were once again provided with turkeys for their Thanksgiving meal. Thanks to our supervisors for coordinating the process, especially Joe Monahan. Hope everyone has a great holiday!
October 2013Pridestar EMS was one of the local resources who participated in the Baystate Marathon. All the services worked closely to ensure a safe and successful race for the participants.
October 2013Pridestar EMS had an ambulance to explore at the Lawrence Fire Department Fire Safety Day held this past weekend.
October 2013Pridestar EMS provided the EMS detail for the recently held Walk to End Alzheimer's in Andover, MA.
September 2013PrideSTAR EMS CEO, David Daly, put his training to work Thursday when he came to the rescue of a woman having a seizure in her car on Interstate 495.
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September 2013Pridestar EMS Supervisors and Management went in search for Codzilla in Boston Harbor. We didn't find Codzilla but we did meet some of his relatives as we dried off during dinner at Jasper White's Summer Shack.
August 2013We have added A49 & A51 to our BLS Fleet. P900 is the newest member of our ALS division. L3, L4, & M2 are new support vehicles for our Livery and Marketing departments.
August 2013The employees of Pridestar EMS set sail this year for some night fishing. Once again the fish won the battle but we'll be back next year to try again!
August 2013Pridestar EMS was on the road yeserday with Sweet Pete the Ice Cream Man visiting our local nursing centers and handing out ice cream for the staff and some residents. Even some of the Pridestar employees were able to get their ice cream fix.
July 2013PrideSTAR EMS, Inc. is currently seeking Nationally Registered EMTs to work out of our Lowell, MA Base. Must have NREMT, NH EMT, MA EMT (or willing to obtain it) and Valid CPR Cert. Sign on bonuses to successful applicants. Please go to visit our careers page and fill out an application or call Cindy Marcotte at 603-218-0911 or 978-441-0911.
July 2013Pridestar EMS in the background at the Nashua Silver Knights game... ready if you need us. If you have a chance, check out a game this season. Great family night out in Nashua!
May 2013Pridestar EMS employees switched uniforms for a day to show support for those impacted by the Boston Marathon bombing.
April 2013Great show of community support today in Dracut for the Roseann Sdoia Recovery Fund. Thanks to Brian & Erin McMahon, Ann from Carbon Colors, the local delegation, DFD, DPD, WCAP, and all the volunteers. PrideSTAR was excited to be a part of it. 1700 shirts sold! Boston Strong!
March 2013PrideSTAR EMS employees got in the holiday spirit by trading in their normal shirts for the St. Patrick's Day uniform and enjoying a Corned Beef Lunch with all the fixings.
February 2013In the first image, David T Daly, CEO, congratulates longtime Office Manager Kathy McMullen for receiving the "Edward A. Daly Award" which recognizes an employee for his or her performance, professionalism, loyalty, and other accomplishments that exemplify the values and professional standards of PrideSTAR EMS in their daily work. Kathy couldn't have been more deserving of this award!
In the second image EMT Christopher Farley is congratualted for being selected the "2012 Employee of the Year." Great job Chris!
In the third image, Medical Transport driver Wes Clemm is congratulated for receiving the "2012 John Gounaris Award" This award was previously called the "Everyday Excellence Award" and was renamed in honor of John who passed away last year. Job well done Wes!
December 2012Pridestar EMS attended the Lawrence Boys and Girls Club Christmas party where we presented a donation which was used to purchase gift cards for club members.
November 2012Pridestar EMS once again participated in the Manolis Family Helping Hands Project. Big thanks to the Manolis Family and all the volunteers that helped package and deliver over 1800 Thanksgiving meals this year.
November 2012Pridestar EMS continued it annual tradition of giving out turkeys to all their employees. Happy Thanksgiving staff! We appreciate all your hard work!
October 2012Pridestar EMS to the rescue for Rowdy the River Hawk.
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October 2012Pridestar EMS recently attended a Heroes Breakfast at Atria Marland Place. Thanks to the Atria for recognizing the efforts of the local Emergency Responders.
August 2012Pridestar EMS recently performed their ribbon cutting ceremony for the Nashua, NH base on July 27th.
July 2012Pridestar EMS Employee Fund recently participated in the VW Pull for Wounded Warriors. This fundraising event at the Service Credit Union Boston – Portsmouth Air Show benefits the Brain Injury Association of New Hampshire, and its work with wounded warriors living with traumatic brain injury. The benefactors are men and women who have suffered injuries from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and young survivors of brain injury.
July 2012The staff at Pridestar enjoyed another deep sea fishing trip. Although the big ones got away, everyone had a good voyage.
July 2012Pridestar played the part of the ice cream man visiting local nursing homes with cool treats on a hot summer day.
June 2012Pridestar's commitment to environmentally friendly applications continues with the recent addition of a solar energy system.
June 2012Ed Daly of Pridestar EMS with Lowell Police Chief Ken Lavallee at the LPD Volunteer Recognition Night.
May 2012Pridestar EMS to implement a solar energy system to it's Lowell, MA headquarters.
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May 2012Pridestar EMS was recently featured in the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston's 2011 Annual Report that showcased one company from each of the six New England states. Pridestar was chosen to represent Massachusetts by the FHLB for the unique partnership that was facilitated by Lowell 5 that allowed Pridestar to take better control of skyrocketing insurance costs.
April 2012Pridestar EMS providing the ambulance detail at the March for Babies Walk. Thanks to all the walkers that came out on a rainy Sunday morning.
April 2012PrideStar EMS has doubled its fleet of trucks to 50 after acquiring Andover-based Health Tech Ambulance Service. PrideStar chief executive David Daly said the deal makes sense because it allows his company to gain more scale in an increasingly competitive industry by teaming with an organization that has “the same philosophies and principles.”
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March 2012David Daly, CEO of PrideStar EMS announced today a new and exciting chapter for PrideStar with the agreement to acquire Health Tech Ambulance Service; an Andover based medical transportation company.
March 2012Pridestar EMS hit the roller skating rink with a group from New England Pediatric Center. Everyone had a great time. Thanks to all the staff that helped out!
February 2012Pridestar EMS presents Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Course, Tuesday and Thursday evenings from April 3 to July 7, 2012.
January 2012Pridestar EVP, Bryan Shanley stands alongside recent New Hampshire Technical Institute graduate, Michael Tierney. Mike was selected as the recipient of the Pridestar EMS Professional Development Scholarship. He successfully completed his degree in Paramedic Emergency Medicine. Congratulations Mike!
January 2012Pridestar EMS Employee Fund stepped up to the Sun Santa Fund again with a $500 donation which was matched by the company. Thanks to all the employees for their generous contribution.
December 2011Pridestar EMS adds two new vehicles to the growing fleet. F2 is our new Field Operations Unit and P300 is the most recent Advanced Life Support Ambulance.
December 2011Pridestar CEO David Daly, with this years Employee of the Year and Everyday Excellence Award winners, Jeffrey Richter and Amanda Lehman respectively. Thanks for all your hard work!
December 2011Pridestar EMS staff and management present a plaque to our departing Director of Operations, Matt Libby, for his years of dedicated service.
December 2011Pridestar EMS got into the Holiday spirit at the Lowell City of Lights Parade. Thanks to all the staff who came in and decorated the trucks!
November 2011The staff at Pridestar EMS was once again out in full force to assist the Manolis Family Helping Hands Thanksgiving Project this year. Over 1600 meals will be enjoyed this Thanksgiving by deserving families. Thanks to all the volunteers and a big thank you the Manolis Family of Dracut House of Pizza for their continued efforts to make sure that every family has the opportunity to celebrate Thanksgiving.
November 2011Pridestar EMS was one of the companies recently honored by the City of Lowell's Economic Development Office for their commitment to giving back to the community.
October 2011Pridestar EMS donated their services to the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's. Awesome turnout for a great cause.
October 2011Pridestar EMS was once again out in full force to support the Saints Cancer Center Walk for Life.
September 2011This month Pridestar EMS gave away free ice cream to all employees. Thanks to Orchard Hill for their great service.
August 2011Pridestar EMS was recently at the Saints Foundation Golf Classic. The event was chaired by Pridestar Executive Vice President Bryan Shanley and raised over $150k for the Saints Cancer Center Spindle Fund.
August 2011Pridestar EMS at the March of Dimes Walk for Babies. Great job by the the ambassador family Sean, Elisa, and Emma Daly
July 2011Pridestar EMS takes a fishing trip and responds to an ocean rescue. Whether it be land or sea we have you covered!
June 2011Pridestar visited local nursing homes for the Annual Ice Cream Truck Day. The ice cream still tasted great despite the rainy weather!
May 2011Pridestar EMS sent an ambulance to Wonder Years Nursery School and Child Care in Dracut, MA for a Touch A Truck Program. This allowed the children an exciting and educational experience to explore an ambulance and have their questions answered by Emergency Medical Technicians.
April 2011Your welcome Brookside Elementary School. Pridestar EMS on the Dracut High School marquee after another successful Fun Bus trip!
April 2011Pridestar EMS employees participating in Red Shirt Fridays to show support for our service men and women.
March 2011 - Pridestar Goes GreenPridestar EMS crews wore green shirts again this year to celebrate St Patrick's Day. The staff was also treated to the 4th Annual Corned Beef Dinner. Thanks to Dave Leriche for taking over the cooking duties!!
March 2011Pridestar EMS's headquarters received the City of Lowell Green Building Award of Excellence. The building was constructed by Daly General Contracting and utilized numerous energy efficient applications. To contact Daly General Contracting call 978 937-5553 or visit dalygc.com
February 2011Pridestar CEO David Daly, presents Employee of the Year and Everyday Excellence Awards to Tom Springford and John Gounaris respectively.
January 2011The newest member of our fleet. P500 is solely dedicated to our Advanced Life Support division.
December 2010 - Home Instead Senior CareThanks to Home Instead Senior Care for generously providing gifts to seniors this Christmas. Pridestar donated the "workshop" for all the wrapping and its "sleighs" to help make the deliveries.
Nov 27 2010- City of Lights ParadePridestar EMS got into the holiday spirit by decorating our trucks for the Lowell City of Lights Parade
Nov 2010- Pridestar assists Project Helping HandsPridestar once again assisted Project Helping Hands in delivering Thanksgiving Baskets to families this year. For their efforts, Pridestar received the 2010 Corporate Sponsor Award from the Foundation. A big thank you to the Manolis Family for providing 1500 families with dinner this Thanksgiving.
Nov 2010- PrideSTAR EMS participated at the Creative Beginnings Preschool Touch A Truck Program.For the second year in a row, Pridestar EMS sent an ambulance to Creative Beginnings Preschool in Lowell, MA for their Touch A Truck Program. This allowed the children an exciting and educational experience to explore an ambulance and have their questions answered by Emergency Medical Technicians."
Oct 2010- Nintendo Wii Bowling Challenge with the Lowell Senior Center All-Star TeamPridestar EMS recently accepted a Nintendo Wii Bowling Challenge from the Lowell Senior Center All-Star Team. The game system was donated by Pridestar in an effort to provide the Senior Center visitors with an another way to remain active. The All-Star team squeeked out a victory over Pridestar. A rematch is in the works.
Oct 2010- PrideSTAR EMS participated at a touch-a-truck event held at the St. Margaret's School in Lowell.
Oct 2010- Because of PrideSTAR EMS's continued support of our service men and women, CEO David Daly, and COO Matthew Libby, were invited by the U.S. Air Force Reserve on a "Bosslift".Daly and Libby spent 2 days touring operations in Westover, MA and Dobbins, GA. They flew on the Air Force's largest aircraft, the C-5 Galaxy, toured the Lockheed Martin plant in GA, and even got to fly a C-130 simulator. It was a great trip. Once again, we here at PrideSTAR extend our appreciation and thanks to our service men and women.
Oct 2010 - PrideSTAR was both a major sponsor of, and provided medical and support services, for the Saints Cancer Center Fall Walk for Life.The weather was perfect. Thank you to all our staff who helped make the day a great success.
Sep 2010 - PrideSTAR EMS was proud to participate in the Lowell Bike Safety and Rodeo!Wear a helmet!
Aug 2010 - PrideSTAR was happy to participate in the recent "memory walk", started in Andover, to benefit Alzheimers Research.PrideSTAR was a major sponsor, and provided medical stand-by services for the event.
6-15-2010 - PrideSTAR EMS receives the Patriot Award from the Massachusetts Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve.This award is given for Contribuiting to the National Security and Protecting Liberty and Freedom by Supporting Employee Participation in America's National Guard and Reserve Force.
6-11-2010- PrideSTAR EMS continues an annual tradition, ice cream truck day.PrideSTAR CEO David Daly, and Executive VP Bryan Shanley, visited all of our facilities with an ice cream truck! Often copied, but never duplicated, this has been an annual tradition since our inception.
6-1-2010 - PrideSTAR EMS passes annual OEMS inspection with no service deficiencies!
5-1-2010 - PrideSTAR EMS takes delivery of another ambulance and another chairvan.Here we grow again! A23 is a 2010 Demers Type 2, and C20 is a 2010 New England Wheels Rear Load.
4-22-10: Open HousePrideSTAR hosts open house event to celebrate completion of new headquarters. Read the Lowell Sun article
4-2-10: PrideSTAR takes delivery of our new "Fun Bus".This 14 passenger bus with wheelchair lift can be rented by the hour for trips out to lunch, casino trips, sightseeing tours etcyees!
02-01-2010 - PrideSTAR has a new Medical DirectorPrideSTAR EMS is proud to announce that Dr. William Stuart has become our new service Medical Director. William A. Stuart, M.D. is a graduate of the University of Maryland Medical School and completed an internship at University Hospital in Baltimore before completing his Family Practice Residency at Harvard University in 1974; at which time he was an instructor at Harvard Medical School. He was Director of the Emergency Room at McNeal Memorial Hospital in Berwyn Illinois from 1974 through 1975, at which time he was an Associate Professor at The University of Illinois Medical School. He returned to Massachusetts in 1976, and was Director of the Emergency Room at Hale Hospital for two years before practicing Emergency Medicine in Lowell; initially at St. Josephs Hospital and at Saints Medical Center until June of 2008. He is currently licensed in Massachusetts and a Diplomate of The American Board of Emergency Medicine.
02-01-2010 - Now New Hampshire LicensedPrideSTAR EMS has become a licensed State of New Hampshire Transporting Ambulance Service.
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