$141,000 raised to benefit Walworth County residents

 

Benefit Committee members

Benefit Committee members (left to right: Michelle Weber, Janice Zagorski, Kathy Hartman, Maureen Berkowitz, Kristin Gregory, Terri Jambor, Mary Jorndt, Marianne Bonifacic and Lisa Just) Not pictured: Niva Bhushan, Mimmy Carlson, Cathy Gregg, Irene Humphrey, Alice Morava, Lois Stritt and Wendy Weiner.

Sponsors and attendees of Aurora Health Care Foundation’s 29th Annual Benefit Ball, held on Saturday, May 10 at Geneva National helped to raise $141,000 that will be directed toward purchasing 16 non-invasive cardiac support units for Walworth County emergency medical providers.

The units work by placing a band around a patient’s chest giving high quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR. These devices work continuously to constrict the entire chest instead of compressing it as a person would, improving blood flow in a cardiac emergency.

“Because of the generosity of physicians, caregivers, volunteers and supporters of Aurora Lakeland Medical Center, we will be assisting others during their most critical moment. When minutes and seconds count, it is important to equip the emergency responders with the best tools available for people experiencing cardiac arrest,” said Michelle Weber, Director, Foundation Development at Aurora Health Care Foundation

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Thank you to our event sponsors

Benefit Ball Sponsors


 

14139618854_d2e09abb6a_oMissed the event but still want to make a difference? Call Michelle Weber at 262.741.2382 for more information on how you can help purchase cardiac support units for Walworth County emergency medical providers. 

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