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AtlantiCare donates AED to Noyes Museum of Art, Stockton College, Donation is 98th since 2002

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For Immediate Release:  June 12, 2013

Representatives of the Heart Institute at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center (ARMC), Pomona, New Jersey presented an automated external defibrillator (AED) to the Noyes Museum of Art, Stockton College through the ARMC Heart Heroes Matching Funds Program Friday, June 7, during the museum’s Summer Season Opening Reception. The donation was AtlantiCare’s 98th matching funds or full donation since it implemented the Matching Funds Program in 2002.

The ARMC Heart Heroes is a volunteer group that raises funds for the Heart Institute at ARMC through the AtlantiCare Foundation to place AEDs in the community. The Heart Heroes fund a portion of the AED and community groups and/or organizations provide the remaining funds. The presentation will be the 98 AtlantiCare has made through the Matching Funds Program and through full donations since 2002. AEDs can restore a normal heart rhythm in victims of sudden cardiac arrest. Audible and/or visual prompts guide the user through the process.

For more information about the AtlantiCare Heart Heroes Matching Funds Program, including how to make a donation, visit www.atlanticare.org, call the AtlantiCare Access Center at 1-888-569-1000 or find AtlantiCare on Facebook at www.facebook.com/AtlantiCare.

 

AtlanticareDonatesAEDLeft to right are Michael Cagno, Noyes Museum of Art Stockton College director, of Galloway; Steven Santiago, AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Heart Institute Heart Heroes volunteer, of Absecon; Howard Levite, MD, medical director, ARMC’s Heart Institute, of Margate; Rose McCarthy, cardiology outreach coordinator, the Heart Institute, of Somers Point; and Lewis Leitner, PhD, president, Board of Directors, Noyes Museum, of Absecon.


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