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York Region donates decommissioned ambulances



Donation enables community groups to deliver important services in York Region and abroad


Newmarket – The Regional Municipality of York is donating two decommissioned ambulances to St. John Ambulance of York Region to support volunteer efforts in York Region, and one to the Caribbean North Charities Foundation to support St. Jude Hospital in Vieux Fort, St. Lucia.

The media is invited to attend the official donation ceremony.

When:             
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
10 a.m.

Where:            
York Region Administrative Centre, Great Hall
17250 Yonge Street
Town of Newmarket

Who:              

  • Wayne Emmerson, Chairman and CEO, The Regional Municipality of York
  • Adelina Urbanski, Commissioner, Community and Health Services, The Regional Municipality of York
  • Norm Barrette, Chief and General Manager, Paramedic and Seniors Services, Community and Health Services, The Regional Municipality of York
  • Tom Carrique, Vice Chair, St John Ambulance, York Region Branch Board of Directors and Chair of Community Services Committee, Deputy Chief of Police, York Regional Police
  • Harry Harakh, President, Caribbean North Charities Foundation

York Region’s team of over 520 paramedics provide emergency response and community care to York Region residents and visitors 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Visit us at york.ca/paramedics or follow us on Twitter @YorkParamedics

The Regional Municipality of York consists of nine local municipalities and provides a variety of programs and services to almost 1.2 million residents, 50,000 businesses and 580,000 employees. More information about the Region’s key service areas is available at york.ca/regionalservices

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Media Contact:      
Sandra Crescenzi, Community and Health Services, The Regional Municipality of York
1-877-464-9675, ext. 72053, sandra.crescenzi@york.ca 
After-Hours: 905-806-1216, chs_media@york.ca

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