Hawkesbury District Independent June 2017 #85 - Page 39

seniors Hawkesbury Heartstart donates defibrillator The Hawkesbury Heartstart program for wanting to build the best possible has once again delivered on their promise emergency response,” Ms Templeman to save more lives with the donation of a said. defibrillator to Australiana Pioneer Village. “Pioneer Village really is something by Hawkesbury Heartstart aims to the community, for the community, and save lives in the Hawkesbury District Heartstart has the same attitude. by educating the community of what “I remember hearing about Dr Ravi’s action to take when a Sudden Cardiac program some years ago, when there Arrest (SCA) situation arises and increase were only two defibrillators in community the numbers of Automated External spaces in the Hawkesbury, and his Defibrillators (AEDs) available in the local ongoing commitment to the program community. means many more lives might now be Local GP, Dr Ravi Sahasrabuddhe is saved.” the President of Hawkesbury Heartstart and was glad to hand over another AED to Australiana Pioneer Village. “We have a long way to go to achieve our goal of CPR training and more defibrillators in the community,” he said. “But it’s good to see we are making progress.” President of Australiana Pioneer Village Kevin Weeks thanked Hawkesbury Heartstart for the donation, conducted at a presentation at the village last month. Susan Templeman MP was also in attendance and was excited to see the initiative moving forward. “This is a great initiative of both Hawkesbury Heartstart L to R: Peter Gooley, Kevin Weeks, Dr Ravi, Danielle and Pioneer Village and Wheeler and Susan Templeman at the presentation of both are to be congratulated the defibrillator to Australiana Pioneer Village. THE hawkesbury INDEPENDENT www.hdinews.com.au NDIS Can we help you? We can assist with: • Lawn Mowing • Yard Maintenance • Window Cleaning • Gutter Cleaning • Most “household tasks” Free checklist available on our website We are an approved NDIS provider Western Sydney Hawkesbury Blue Mountains Call Annette 8677 8885 or text 0403 454 196 www.jqhandyman.com All workers are experienced, with clear Police Checks and WWCC. JobQuest is a Not-For-Profit organisation. ABN 80 082 730 210 NDIS Provider Registration Number: 58874090 ISSUE 85 // JUNE 2017 39