gmhTODAY 11 gmhToday Nov Dec 2016 - Page 22

Leadership Gilroy community DIGEST Class of 2016 Graduation THERE WAS A LOVELY GRADUATION CEREMONY held for Leadership Gilroy Class of 2016 in October at Gilroy Gardens. Many friends, family, alumni and community members came to congratulate the participants on their dedication and completion of the pro- gram. For their community service project, the class worked in partnership with other local organizations to help create awareness for the importance of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) and hands only CPR training. Their efforts resulted in a HeartSafe 5k event and the placement of six new AEDs throughout Gilroy. Class of 2016: Maria Cano, Lori Katterhagen, Kisha Southy, Judy Mireles-Janisch, Roslyn Jacobs, Mary Gutierrez, Bobbi Jo Palmer, Rosemary Maciel Garcia, Dani Marciano, Sue Saign, Sam Bogale, Denise Giffin, Vanessa Tellez, Duy Pham, Rosalie Baylot. Leadership Gilroy Class Project 2016 Heart Safe ON AUGUST 20, 2016 LEADERSHIP GILROY hosted a 5K run for their HeartSafe project. Everyone received a medal of completion. Participants and visitors visited various information booths and were given the opportunity to practice Hands Only CPR. 22 GILROY • MORGAN HILL • SAN MARTIN NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2016