2010-03-18 / Local & State

Cardio-Pulmonary Patients Donate to Food Basket

SPECIAL TO THE NEWS

Pictured above, front row, left: Kim Harnish, RN, Cardiac Rehab; Shannon Showalter, Rehab Services director; Jason Hawkins, CEO; and Harry Garland, Fulton County Food Basket Board President; back row: Buck Richards, Patti Hess, LPN; Donna Carbaugh, Leroy Fagley, Walter Wakefield, Cheryl Barton, Bill Hine and Richard Fox Sr. Pictured above, front row, left: Kim Harnish, RN, Cardiac Rehab; Shannon Showalter, Rehab Services director; Jason Hawkins, CEO; and Harry Garland, Fulton County Food Basket Board President; back row: Buck Richards, Patti Hess, LPN; Donna Carbaugh, Leroy Fagley, Walter Wakefield, Cheryl Barton, Bill Hine and Richard Fox Sr. Harry Lee Garland, president of the board of the Fulton County Food Basket, accepted a check totaling $273.50 from the patients at Fulton County Medical Center Cardiac Rehab gym. The patients began an eight-week weight loss program at the beginning of the year. If they gained a pound, they had to bring in a nonperishable food item or donate a dollar each week. FCMC officials guaranteed to match their pounds lost $1 per pound. The end result was a net loss of 79.5 pounds.

Fulton County Medical Center Cardio-Pulmonary Rehab Program is designed to help patients who have heart and/or lung problems. The hours of operation are Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. For more information, please call 717- 485-6149.

Return to top