Monday, February 10, 2014

Community celebration marks opening of new Evergreen Emergency Response Station

The Calgary Fire Department and more than 50 local Grade 1 students from Mosignor J. J. O’Brien School will celebrate the opening of the new Evergreen Emergency Response Station No. 37 on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in the spirit of Valentine’s Day.

The students, as well as children from the local neighbourhoods, are welcome to create handmade valentines to display at the event as a demonstration of their affection for their new community emergency response station and the crew members who work there.

Evergreen Emergency Response Station is located at 2511 Eversyde Avenue SW and serves the communities of Evergreen, Evergreen Estates, Everglades, Fish Creek Park, Millrise, Shawnee, Shawnee Slopes, Shawnessy, Silverado and Somerset.

The event is open to the community, starting at 11:30 a.m. members of the community and Grade 1 students are welcome to come and create valentines and decorate the station fire truck with them as well as enjoy some hot chocolate. CFD Community Safety Officers will be available to share fire prevention and safety information and it will be an opportunity for the public to see inside the new building. Craft tables will be set up for kids to create their valentines.

The event will be live streamed at starting at 12 p.m.

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