May 6, 2019

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 …

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April 16, 2019

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 …

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March 14, 2018

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 …

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December 15, 2017

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 …

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November 23, 2017

Move quickly to build air ambulance heliport at 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 inquiry report into the 2007 death of an oilsands worker recommends government officials …

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