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Every May, during EMS week, the division in which I work participates in fundraising and BBQ's in order to raise money for different things (eg; public AED's, Capsule of Life, etc). This year, there's been question about what "cause" we should support, and I've decided to put forth the idea of raising awareness for EMS, 9-1-1, and prehospital/community health. We're an ALS service in a very rural community full of farmers and country folk, and many of the residents in this jurisdiction are of the belief that an ambulance is just a big expensive taxi to the hospital. Part of the problem is that