May 11, 2010
Media Release

York Region EMS hosts 3rd Annual bicycle ride

Markham Stouffville Hospital fundraiser part of EMS Week celebrations May 16 th to 22 nd
NEWMARKET – York Region Emergency Medical Services (EMS) will host the 3rd Annual Mission of Health bicycle ride on Wednesday, May 12th.
During this one-day event, six York Region paramedics will bike more than 100 kilometres through the eastern portion of the Region.
Participating paramedics have raised approximately $1,000 through personal pledges and donations.  This year, all money raised will be donated to Markham Stouffville Hospital in the Town of Markham.
Members of the media are invited to attend the official start of the 3rd Annual Mission of Health.
WHEN: Wednesday, May 12th
  8:30 a.m.  (Media interviews)
  9 a.m. (Official start of the Mission of Health bike ride)
WHERE: York Region EMS Paramedic Response Station
  520 Cane Parkway
  Town of Newmarket
WHO:  York Region EMS Paramedics

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Media Contact: Jennifer Mitchell-Emmerson, Community and Health Services, York Region
Phone: 905 830-4444 Ext. 4016 / After-hours Cell: 905 716-9753

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