Munsang St. John Ambulance and Nursing Cadet Divisions
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30 years ..3 decades… and more than 1000 members counts later, I am honored and elated to be part of the 30th anniversary celebration of the Munsang St. John Ambulance Cadet Division and the Munsang Nursing Cadet Division.
I was the lucky appointed one, to be the founding Nursing Cadet Division officer alongside the late Mr. Denis Kin Man Yeung, the founding Ambulance Cadet Division officer in 1981.
The Ambulance and the Nursing Cadet Divisions were formed because of the demanding needs for first aids services on a daily basis and coverage for large school functions and gatherings, such as the Sport Day, and the Speech Days. At that time, about 30 of the upperclassmen had assembled a First Aid Squad to render first aid services, and had organized themselves with squads and patrols, equipments and trainings to perform their most valued first aid duties. But as the group grew larger, the leadership had envisioned a more formal and organized first aid corps for the existing members to grow into. Mr. Yeung and a couple other members were selected to investigate existing resources and make proposal to the school administration. The final proposal was very well received by then Principal, Mr. Samuel Loi. With the blessings of the school board and Mr. Loi, The St. John Ambulance Bridagde-Munsang Ambulance Cadet Division and Munsang Nursing Cadet Division were established in September 1981.
Right from when the two divisions were found, both the Ambulance and the Nursing Cadet Divisions had shown great enthusiasm and promise to be one of the elite groups within and beyond the school. The two shades of grey uniforms of the cadets had presented a visible reminder that our cadets were a highly disciplined entity among the many uni...
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..., your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.” (From the Bible, Book of Mark 12: 30) This is a very good illustration of total dedication and devotion. If we know how to answer this higher calling, we will be able to serve the people by God’s creation. I attested that you will be able to draw on the fountain of strength and wisdom in God’s Kingdom to better your service in your household, your school and community.
To all of the Munsang Ambulance and Nursing Cadets: Be the Light of the world and live life fully as you have been trained to be great and fulfilled your purpose in life as you have commanded. Congratulation on carrying on the legacy, and a job well done over the years. Let me wish a Happy 30th anniversary to Munsang St. John Ambulance Cadet Division and Munsang St. John Nursing Cadet Division.