Allina names Apple Valley Heart Safe Community

[Allina Newsroom, January 27, 2010] The City of Apple Valley is now officially a Heart Safe Community. The designation was marked at a celebration on January 20, 2010. The City of Apple Valley is only the second Minnesota community to receive this recognition. The award was presented by Allina Hospitals and Clinics to city officials.

The recognition was in conjunction with the 7th annual Public Access Defibrillation Breakfast sponsored by the Apple Valley Cardiac Emergency Partnership held at the Apple Valley City Hall.

Front row, left to right: Nealon Thompson, Apple Valley Fire Chief; Kim Bemenderfer, Allina Heart Safe Communities Coordinator;  Mary Hamann-Roland, Apple Valley Mayor; Sgt. JoEllen Rutzen, Apple Valley Police; Patti McCauley, Allina Medical Transportation Education Coordinator. Back row: Brian LaCroix, Allina Medical Transportation President; Susan Long, Allina Medical Transportation Interim ALF Ambulance Manager; Dr. Charles Lick, Allina Medical Transportation Medical Director; Stu Shepard, Apple Valley AED Program Team Member.
Posted on January 27, 2010 in Allina Health EMSAllina NewsroomHeart/Cardiovascular

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