May 14, 2012 at 10:15 AM
MLA Dave S. Hayer spoke in the B.C. legislature to recognize and thank the Surrey Filipino Seventh-Day Adventist Community Church and the Surrey Seventh-Day Adventist Community Church for hosting their fifth-annual Community Appreciation night.
The event honoured the BC Ambulance Service (BCAS) and its staff.
Today, BCAS is the largest emergency medical services provider in Canada and among the largest in North America.
BCAS has a fleet of more than 480 ground ambulances operating from 187 stations across the province.
“Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the Surrey Filipino Seventh-day Adventist Community Church and Surrey Seventh-day Adventist Community Church for hosting their fifth-annual Community Appreciation night honouring the B.C. Ambulance Service, the largest emergency lifesaving service in Canada,” said Hayer.
Other guest speakers and participants included Staff Sgt. Dean Scott of Surrey RCMP, Assistant Fire Chief Steve Robinson, Vice President of Search & Rescue Brent Trueman, BCAS Supt. Kevin Urton, MP Nina Grewal, Surrey Coun. Marvin Hunt and flag ceremony hosts the Surrey Filipino Pathfinder Club members.
“Mr. Speaker, I would like the House to please help me thank the hosts, Surrey Filipino Community Church, Pastor Ken Naidoo and Linda Naidoo, Ron Watson, Lilia Robles, and all other volunteers who helped with this special event,” said Hayer.