Thank You for supporting our Toy Drive
My name is Jason Predie and I am a paramedic and volunteer firefighter with the Town of Parry Sound. For the past nine years, Parry Sound EMS paramedics and ACS dispatchers have held an annual Christmas toy drive for local kids in need.
Together with your support, we have helped to ensure that over 2500 children have had the joy of waking up Christmas morning to find a toy under their tree. In addition, the Parry Sound Fire Department’s food drives have brought in over 25 tonnes of food over the past nine years to fill our local food banks with enough to feed hundreds of families in need.
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Promoting health and wellness during Santa Claus parade
EMS, Lakeland, WPSHC, family, friends, pets, organizational partners, and participants in the community Healthy Aging exercise program participated during last weekend’s Santa Claus Parade.
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WPSHC supports EMS/ACS Toy Drive
A Toy Drive Barbecue on November 20 at West Parry Sound Health Centre brought in lots of toys and a generous total of $1,400.50 in cash donations.
The annual Toy Drive will continue up until the Santa Claus Parade on November 29. See the back page promotion in this edition of News Centre for dates and locations where Paramedics and ACS Communication Officers will be out accepting donations from the community.
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Accreditation with Exemplary Standing
West Parry Sound Health Centre has earned Accreditation with Exemplary Standing.
This distinction, according to Accreditation Canada, is reserved for health care “organizations that go beyond the requirements of Accreditation Canada and demonstrate excellence in quality improvement. This is the highest level of accreditation.”
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