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January 30, 2001
Toronto EMS to be recognized by council for 25 years of dedicated service
Mayor Mel Lastman and the City of Toronto will officially recognize Toronto
Emergency Services (EMS) for its 25 years of dedicated service to the
community, Tuesday, January 30, 2001 at 12:15 p.m.

A proclamation will be read and Mayor Lastman will present a scroll
commemorating this honourable milestone to Toronto EMS General Manager Ron
Kelusky. They will recognize the many accomplishments of Toronto EMS over the
past 25 years and many of the people responsible for the amalgamation of
ambulance services in 1975 will be attending.

A special presentation will honour two Toronto EMS Paramedics, Geoff Stoodley
and Tahir Choudry, who rescued two citizens from a burning building and alerted
many others on Christmas Day 2000. Stoodley suffered smoke inhalation, and was
treated and released.

A cake-cutting ceremony will take place in the Council Chambers Members Lounge
at 12:40 p.m. with Mayor Lastman, Councillor Brad Duguid (Ward 38 Scarborough
Centre), Councillor Betty Disero (Ward 17 Davenport) and Ron Kelusky attending.

Date: Tuesday, January 30, 2001

Time: 12:15 p.m

Location: City Hall Council Chamber, 100 Queen Street West

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