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Victim Assistance Association donates to HALO

The HALO rescue helicopter receives no government funding to keep in operations, so must rely on the generosity of the public. Bow Island-Foremost Victim Assistance Association recently made a $5,000 contribution to the organization.

By Jamie Rieger The HALO rescue helicopter is often called to Code Red situations in remote areas of southeast Alberta when ground ambulance may not be able to reach the patients in a timely fashion or where the landscape does not allow for an adequate landing surface for other medical aircraft. The Bow Island/Foremost Victim Assistance Association recently donated $5,000 from their casino funds to… Read More »

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