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Mercy Air celebrates 30th Anniversary at Hook Park in Victorville

VICTORVILLE, Calif. ( — Mercy Air the life saving-helicopter medical service provider that transports critically ill people celebrated its 30th Anniversary over the weekend.

The celebration took place on Sunday at Hook Park in Victorville.

“There was a huge turn out of first responders including fire services from Tulare Kern County Victorville and Cal fire. Also participating were the San Bernardino County sheriff, Victorville SWAT Team, CHP both ground and air units, sheriffs air as well as six of Mercy Air’s helicopters,” said Mark Driscoll, spokesman for Mercy Air.

The event included a costume contest, pony rides, petting zoo, inflatable bounce house, mechanical bull, inflatable slides, and a bottomless taco feast as well as games and contests.

Mercy Air was presented with a recognition from the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors acknowledging and thanking Mercy air for 30 years of service to the communities of the Victor Valley.

Mercy Air is a division of Air Methods, an air medical service that provides life-saving care to more than 70,000 people every year. Mercy Air began operations out of the Rialto Municipal Airport in 1989.

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