May 24, 2010 - Harris, N.Y. - Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC) and Catskill Regional Emergency Physician Services, PLLC, an affiliate of MedExcel USA, Inc., held a recognition event for local Emergency Medical Services (EMS) agencies on May 17 at the Garden Level Café of CRMC's main Harris campus. The event coincided with National EMS Week, which was May 16 to 22. The well-attended event recognized the significant contributions made by EMS agencies throughout the region, and honored their dedication and commitment to protecting community members in Sullivan County and its surrounding communities. The event was filled with accolades and appreciation, including kind remarks from Steven Ruwoldt, CEO of Catskill Regional Medical Center, and Dr. Anthony Ruvo, President and CEO of MedExcel. A written proclamation was sent from Governor David Paterson, as was a letter of appreciation from Congressman Maurice Hinchey. Appreciation certificates were handed out to the local EMS agencies from Senator John Bonacic's office, Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther's office and Legislator Lenny Binder, who also serves as Chair of Public Safety in Sullivan County. More than 100 attendees enjoyed the evening.