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May 19

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Local HERO Foundation’s Mardi Gras in May a Roaring Success

(Fort McMurray, AB – May 6, 2019) –Saturday night the feathers were flying at Shell Place! The Grand Ballroom was packed with revelers delighting in New Orleans themed décor that even included three authentic Bourbon Street balconies, adorned with ferns. Guests dined well, danced late and donated generously in support of saving ...

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Apr 19

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Mardi Gras in May Fundraiser

The good times are about to roll at the Local HERO Foundation’s Mardi Gras in May   (Fort McMurray, AB – April 17, 2019) – With less than three weeks to go, the Local HERO Foundation is preparing for what will be an epic evening to remember on May 4, at Shell Place.  Mardi Gras in […]

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Mar 18

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Community Investment Program

The Local HERO Foundation would like to send a huge thank you to Mayor and Council for their support of the Region’s only life-saving helicopter medevac service. The Community Investment Program funds will help ensure continuation of this vital service, with a crew and helicopter mission-ready for scene calls 24 hours a day, 7 days ...

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Dec 17

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Local Nav Canada Branch Donates $10,000

The Local HERO Foundation was extremely pleased to be chosen as the recipient of a cheque for $10,000 from local Nav Canada control tower personnel. Branches of the Canadian Air Traffic Control Association across the country had donated to the Fort McMurray International Airport branch members following the 2016 wildfire. This ...

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Nov 17

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Move quickly to build air ambulance heliport at Fort McMurray hospital: report

http://www.jwnenergy.com/article/2017/11/move-quickly-build-air-ambulance-heliport-fort-mcmurray-hospital-report/   FORT MCMURRAY, AB. — A judge says air ambulance service in the oilsands region in northeast Alberta is hobbled because helicopters can’t land directly at the Fort McMurray hospital.   A fatality ...

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Sep 17

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2017 FMFD Pancake Breakfast

The Local HERO Foundation was thrilled to be the recipient of the proceeds from this year’s raffle ticket sales at the annual Pancake Breakfast at Hall 1 on Sept 9th.  The prize of a helicopter city tour courtesy of Phoenix Heli-Flight brought in $790.00.  Thank you to the Fort McMurray Firefighters Charities Association and ...

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Jan 17

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East Coast Lobster Party w/ Chef Michael Smith

In support of the Local H.E.R.O. Foundation Featuring Chef Michael Smith The Local H.E.R.O. Foundation is proud to present its inaugural East Coast Lobster Party, a fundraiser to help keep HERO 1 in the air and saving lives. The Foundation funds the only Fort McMurray based helicopter providing emergency medical helicopter services ...

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Jan 16

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HERO1 Landing at Fire Hall 1

Transferring a critical patient to an ambulance at Fort McMurray Fire Hall 1. Without a hospital helipad this is the closest we are able to land to the hospital when a patient is in critical condition.

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Jun 15

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RMWB Funding Continued

Local Helicopter Emergency Response Organization (H.E.R.O.) Foundation receives continued Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo Council support (Fort McMurray, AB – June 24, 2015) Tuesday night the RMWB Council voted unanimously to again enter into a grant funding agreement, with two semi-annual disbursements of $750,000 to the ...

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Jun 15

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Local HERO Foundation Receives $650,000 Donation

Fort McMurray, AB (June 1st, 2015) – The Local Helicopter Emergency Response Organization (HERO) Foundation has received a $650,000 donation from the Sunrise Energy Project, a joint venture between Husky Energy and BP. The gift will help provide continued medevac service to communities in northern Alberta.   “Local HERO ...

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