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September 13, 2012
Toronto EMS hosting community open house this evening
  
Media and members of the public are invited to join Toronto Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Chief Paul Raftis and Councillor Cesar Palacio (Ward 17 Davenport) this evening for a community open house and the official opening of ambulance station 30. There will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Date: Thursday, September 13
Time: 5 to 7 p.m. Ribbon-cutting ceremony is at 5:30 p.m.
Location: 100 Turnberry Ave.
Parking is limited. Media should call in advance to reserve parking spot for media vehicles.

The public can meet City of Toronto EMS paramedics and emergency medical dispatchers, tour the station and view first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation displays. Photos can be taken in a vintage ambulance.

Public parking is available on neighbourhood streets along Turnberry Avenue. There will be a fundraising barbecue at $5 a person in support of Toronto EMS Scouts Canada Medical Venturers program.

Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.7 million people. Toronto's government is dedicated to delivering customer service excellence, creating a transparent and accountable government, reducing the size and cost of government and building a transportation city. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.



Media Contact
Kim McKinnon
Superintendent Public Information and Media, Toronto Emergency Medical Services
416-392-2255
kmckinn2@toronto.ca

 

 

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