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Edson Rotary Club heads to Mexico

The Rotary Club of Edson is pleased to announce that The Rotary Club of Edson will deliver the ambulance the Rotary Highway to Mexico Project. In that time,
it is ready to donate an ambulance and a bus to the City to the Bomberos Veteranos Mazatlan to serve the entire Rotary has delivered over 90 ambulances, buses, and
of Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico. region for medical and rescue services. The region is fire trucks to various areas of Mexico. I have had the
Over the past 14 years, the Rotary Club of Edson has thought to have a population of 700,000 people. The opportunity to work with the Highway to Mexico
worked with Grande Prairie Rotary Clubs to donate 78 Mazatlan firefighters are volunteers and receive very project for seven years and am looking forward to
vehicles (fire trucks, ambulances, school buses) to the little government funding. another trip here shortly."
blind view Rotary Club of Mazatlan, Mexico who then distributes Mazatlan to provide much needed transportation for life of people in the Mazatlan region. Summers Drilling Water Well Drillingater Well Drilling
Summers Drilling W
The bus will be donated to the Art Institute of
The group will depart from Edson on April 1, 2016.
the equipment to meet the needs of various
This project has a dramatic impact on the quality of
communities. This year, three fire trucks, four
A proud Alberta business, since 1917, Summers
students throughout the city.
A proud Alberta business, since 1917, Summers
The ten vehicles will be driven from Alberta to
window ambulances and three buses will be delivered to Mazatlan by a team of volunteer Rotarians from Grande some great new recipients for the 2016 Highway to Drilling specializes in water well drilling and water
“The Art School and the Rescue group in Mazatlan are
Drilling specializes in water well drilling and water
volunteer groups and associations in Mexico.
well repairs.
well repairs.
The Edson Ambulance was donated by Associated
Prairie and Edson with two drivers per vehicle. It takes
Mexico trip," said Murray.
about one week to make the trip. Once there, the
Ambulance and the bus was donated by The Diesel
fashions Conservative Shop and Marmot Basin. The Rotary Club of Edson vehicles and equipment are provided to the Clarabelle was born in
will also be delivering much needed firefighting and
communities. Rotarians Neil Rieger, Raul Gurdian,
iews medical equipment to the firefighters of Mazatlan. The Jason Payne, and Murray Heinrich will be the Edson our care in June/2015.
City of Red Deer, Towns of Morinville, Olds and Swan
An outgoing kitty, she
Hills, have donated an extensive amount of equipment
Murray Heinrich said, "The contributions from the
Guest Column by Clyde Corser
which is so badly needed by emergency responders in
You will often find her
Mexico. Rotary Clubs have a dramatic and positive impact on loves to play with toys.
the lives of the people in Mexico. This is the 15th year of
January 4, January 25 foster kids chasing her 4405 50 str
4405 50 streeteet
through the house to get
their lego pieces back!
Stony Plain, AB
Stony Plain, AB
February 15 She has grown up with
dogs, cats and kids and is excellent with
them all.
March 7, 28 iews Clarabell’s foster mom feels she would do
well in any home and her adoption fee is
only $50!
April 18 Guest Column by Clyde Corser of two Foster meetings. Please choose Apr. 6 from
All EARS foster parents are required to attend one
6-9pm or Apr. 17 from 2-5pm at Century 21.
May 9, 30 Visit
for more information or 780-712-6788.
Sponsored by:
July 11 from Charles Cunningham of Associated Ambulance. photo Deanna Mitchener Call 780-723-9493 for information
Fax: 780-723-2213
Rotarian Murray Heinrich accepting the ambulance donation, for the 2016 Highway to Mexico project,
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