May 3, 2013
War Memorial Hospital will offer the American Heart Association's CPR for Health Care Providers Course from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, May 23, in Education Room A at the hospital, 1 Healthy Way in Berkeley Springs. This course is designed for licensed health care providers who need to obtain or renew their CPR certification. A $50 fee is charged for the course. Class size is limited so advance registration is required. For more information or to register, call Deb Unger at 304-258-6525 or Paul Cooper at 304-258-6577.
April 14, 2013
Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce The Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed the following new members: • 28 South, 28 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown • AT&T, 17622 Garland Groh Blvd., Hagerstown • Baxter Group Inc., 941 Progress Road, Chambersburg, Pa. • Amy Huffman, BNI independent agent • Middletown Valley Bank, 24 W. Main St., Middletown, Md. • Montessori Academy of...
September 23, 2012
Kristin Boyd hopes the steps taken Sunday during the 2012 Mason Dixon Heart and Stroke Walk lead to strides in research that could save her 3-year-old son's life. “They're giving him three to five years to live. There currently is no cure, so we're hoping raising funds will help to find a cure,” Boyd said. The Boyd family, of Hagerstown, served as the walk's “Red Cap” family in support of the American Heart Association. Young Collin Boyd has hypoplastic left heart syndrome, a congenital defect that caused the left side of his heart not to develop.
September 30, 2011
More than 100 teams from the Tri-State area, comprised of a record 650 walkers, participated in the American Heart Association's signature event, the Mason Dixon Heart and Stroke Walk, on Sunday, Sept. 25, at Greencastle-Antrim Elementary School. Day-of-event proceeds totaled $120,000. Representing all heart and stroke survivors was the event's Red Cap spokesman, Phil Cosentino. He was an avid runner, skier and scuba diver, so his heart disease diagnosis came as a great surprise.
April 5, 2010
Saint Mary Catholic School raised $4,054 for the American Heart Association by participating in the Jump Rope for Heart program. Each physical education class participated in Jump Rope for Heart. They also had an art contest. Winners of the art contest and top fundraisers are pictured. Front row: Megan Ramirez, Owen O'Connor, Lucas Hammer and Kaitlin Dellaposta. Back row: Giselle Garnett, Abby Theirs, Allison Getz, Maura Hevey, Harrison Ewing and Stacey Abeles. Not pictured: McKenna Clevenger.
April 28, 2009
Representatives from Washington County joined Tuesday night with the American Heart Association in Franklin and Fulton counties in Pennsylvania for an introduction to a new regional effort to raise funds to battle the nation's No. 1 killer. Tuesday's event at Bulls & Bears restaurant on South Potomac Street included testimony from people who have benefited from the research financed by the American Heart Association's fundraising efforts. "The fundraising event has been renamed the Mason-Dixon Start!
April 27, 2009
In February, Hickory Elementary School participated in the annual Jump Rope for Heart. Hickory collected a total of $2,046.21 to be donated to the American Heart Association. The winning class, Sandy Grove's first-graders, collected $341. Class members included Eddie Exline, Abbi Reynolds, Camiren Jordan, Jamila Cosiem, Austyn Ardinger, Rebecca Weaver, Corbin Carrazco, Madeleine Howard, Chasey Kline, Mariah Davis, Daylen Newton, Delaney Purdham, Logan Sikes, Alyssa Stickley, Kelli Price, Daniel Keplinger, Chase Saunders, Jeremy McKee, Jordan Mason and Owen Wood.
April 22, 2009
During March, Old Forge Elementary School participated in the American Heart Association's Jump Rope for Heart. Old Forge collected a total of $5,035.28 to be donated to the American Heart Association. Pictured is the winning classroom, Stephanie Ernde's fourth grade class, which collected a total of $698. They are, front row, from left, Amber Dupre, Coby Taylor, Jacob Bertrand, Jade Lee, Brielle Winders and Arielle Dahl; second row, from left, Aria Eaton, Austin Moser, Brianna Rowe, Nicholas Petras, Molly Sachs and Megan Black; third row, from left, Caleb Lopez, Cameron Thomas, Trevor Musser, Spencer Rubino, Cole Shifflett, Justin Lesher, Hailey Bachtell and Ernde.
February 18, 2009
MAY 1, 1942-FEB. 13, 2009 Phyllis Ann Eichelberger Humphrey, 66, of 14014 Marsh Pike, Hagerstown, and formerly of Sharpsburg, died Friday, Feb. 13, 2009, at NMS Healthcare of Hagerstown. Born May 1, 1942, in Downsville, she was the daughter of the late Floyd and Della Myers Eichelberger. She was preceded in death by her husband, James William Humphrey, in 2003. She had been employed by United Cerebral Palsy of Hagerstown, Frederick, Md., and Cumberland, Md. She was a member of Sharpsburg Bible Church, where she was a member of Heart to Heart.
February 2, 2009
Ten Thousand Villages in Hagerstown is inviting the community to come to the shop from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday during Love Your Heart Days, benefiting the American Heart Association. Free blood pressure screenings and heart-health information will be available to guests. Customers are encouraged to wear red to receive a 10 percent discount during the event. For more information about the American Heart Association, go to www.americanheart.org or call the regional office at 410-685-7074.