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NEWS
March 9, 2008
Employees of Menno Haven Retirement Communities raised $270 for the American Heart Association through "Go Red for Women" Day recently.
NEWS
August 10, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - At the recent American Heart Association Volunteer Awards ceremony, Mabel Hawbaker was recognized as the Franklin/Fulton Division's Volunteer of the Year. Hawbaker was recognized for her year-round commitment to the American Heart Association, supporting the Winter Days Bouquets Campaign and both the Adams Division and Franklin/Fulton Division Heart Walks. She was also recognized for her countless hours of administrative support throughout the year. Hawbaker has served as an American Heart Association volunteer since 1988.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
March 19, 2007
Students at Old Forge Elementary School participated in the 2006-07 Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser Feb. 26. With help from the community, they were able to raise more than $12,514 for the American Heart Association.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
March 26, 2008
Old Forge Elementary School students and the community raised more than $10,000 for the American Heart Association in the school's annual Jump Rope for Heart event on Feb. 27. The students who raised $150 or more are featured in the photo: Front row, from left, Garron Long and Madison Ashbaugh; second row, from left, Hannah Johnson, Taylor Jackson-Hamilton, Ben Lapole and Nicholas Shirey.
NEWS
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!
NEWS
February 16, 2001
Seminar at nursing home to explore various fats WILLIAMSPORT - A seminar titled "Fats: the Good, the Bad and the Trans," will be presented Tuesday, Feb. 20, at 7 p.m. at Williamsport Nursing Home, 154 N. Artizan St. Lisa McCoy of American Heart Association will explain how fats differ, which are the healthiest and how to identify them. Special attention will be paid to trans-fat, the most dangerous. Refreshments will be provided. Call 301-223-7971 to reserve a seat.
NEWS
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.
LIFESTYLE
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.
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NEWS
August 23, 2013
Monkey Joe's has announced a national relationship with the American Heart Association, the nation's largest voluntary organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease and stroke.  In September, Monkey Joe's in Hagerstown will collect donations to support the heart association through Active Kids=Healthy Hearts, a campaign created by Monkey Joe's to promote a more active lifestyle. Although Monkey Joe's is known predominately as a family destination, it also is an active location for children, with an average 5-year-old child burning 114 calories for every 30 minutes through jumping and sliding on Monkey Joe's inflatables.
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LIFESTYLE
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.
BUSINESS
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...
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | 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.
LIFESTYLE
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.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
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!
NEWS
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.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
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.
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