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KENNEBEC JOURNAL

Morning Sentinel

Medical Journal 2011

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Life is a journey – and sometimes the way becomes overwhelming. Someone who is familiar with the path – with unraveling the maze of issues and options, can help you • Identify problems, eligibility for assistance and need for services • Educate you on appropriate options which will lead to informed decisions • Develop a plan and locate resources that are tailored to your needs and financial situation Because of the EMS system, wherever a person is in the state of Maine, a call to 911 will bring emergency medical response.

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t’s—and by then, the nation had fallen into a recession.” But, an impressive $55,000 has already been raised to date, thanks to individuals and businesses such as North East Mobile Health Services. All donations are collected in a Memorial Project fund at Kennebec Valley EMS Council. All checks written to KVEMSC – Memorial Project, are tax deductible. For the past two years, Kelly Roderick, office manager at Kennebec Valley EMS, has organized a highly- successful benefit auc-

tion at the Mid Coast EMS Conference, held annually at the Samoset Resort in Rockland. Donated items have ranged from original art to restaurant gift certificates to ski packages, netting more than $5,000 each year for the memorial project. An informative display also will be set up at the Maine EMS awards ceremony held in May at the Hall of Flags in the State House, open to the public in conjunction with the annual observance of National EMS Week. Besides seeking a lead corporate funding sponsor, Petrie plans to send a letter to every licensed EMS

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