Heart Association, Junior Woman’s Club Donate $22,000 to for Cardiac Services

BRUNSWICK, Georgia: July 19, 2011– Jerry Harper, treasurer of the Glynn County Heart Association, pictured at center, hands a check for $22,000 to James A. Bishop, chairman of the Southeast Georgia Health System Foundation, to benefit the Health System's cardiac services. The presentation was made prior to the Foundation board meeting held recently at the Health System’s Brunswick campus. Half of the funds were raised by the Brunswick Junior Woman's Club's 4th Annual Red Dress Ball and were matched by the Glynn County Heart Association. Also shown during the check presentation is DelRia Baisden, vice president, Southeast Georgia Health System. The Health System’s cardiac services feature Cardiac Rehabilitation, a three-phase rehabilitation program that is individualized to meet the specific needs and abilities of each participant. The program’s goals are to enable cardiac patients to return to a normal lifestyle and reduce the likelihood of a recurrent cardiac illness.