FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 10, 2018
St John Ambulance Fort McMurray dedicates new location in honor of the memory of Mr. Adam Piercey
Fort McMurray – In 2009 a tragic workplace incident took the life of a young worker, Mr. Adam Piercey, while he was performing a crane repair in Fort McMurray and which forever changed the lives of his family and those who knew him. In 2015 the St. John Adam Piercey Memorial Training Fund was established in his honor through funds received from the Alberta Government’s Creative Sentencing Program. The goal of training 1,000 youth in the Fort McMurray area in Standard First Aid and CPR was established to increase safety awareness, provide access to certified training in first aid and injury reduction through education and best work practices. This goal was met in 2017.
On September 15, 2018, St. John Ambulance will be holding a dedication ceremony of it’s Fort McMurray facility in Adam’s memory. In attendance will be Gail and Edward Piercey, Adam’s parents. There will also be a greeting from Mayor Don Scott QC and a ribbon cutting.
Meet, Greet and Facility Tours: 2 pm
Dedication and Ribbon Cutting: 4 pm
Hosted by: John R. McDougall, Chair, Board of Directors
Greetings from the City of Fort McMurray: Mayor Don Scott QC
Special Guests: Gail and Edward Piercey
11, 8106 Fraser Avenue Fort McMurray, Alberta T9H 0A2