- Scrapping From The Heart
Scrap booking event November 14, 2009
- 2nd Annual Survivors Summit
AED Access for All hosted their 2nd Annual Survivors Summit on October 31, 2009
- AHA 2009 DC FlyIn
Mary was asked by AHA to participate in the September 30, 2009 Fly-in
to speak to congressional members about healthcare reform.
- Scrapbooking Event
Sarah was right! We had a blast!! Sept 19, 2009
- First Annual JOLT Car Benefit Show on
We had an awesome day! Thanks John and Donita!!
- 2009 Iowa State Fair
- CPR Anytime at Wayne County Fair
July 25, 2009
- 2009 ECC Conference in Ames and the Franklin
July 17, 2009 - Susie was nominated to the CPR Instructor Hall of Fame
- Des Moines 2009 Heart Walk
June 5, 2009 - We had a great turn out in spite of the rain!!!
- St. Thomas More Center in Panora, IA
Mercy/Iowa Heart AED Grant program presented the AED on April 26, 2009.
Mary and Terry were there as part of the donating committee!
- Iowa City 2009 Heart Walk
April 25, 2009
- Heart On The Hill 2009
We participated in the AHA Heart on the Hill event.
- First CPR Class of 2009
In January we held our first public CPR class of the year.
- 2008 Midwest SCA Survivor Summit
Midwest SCA Survivor Conference Held Oct 10-11 in Rochester, MN.
- 2008 Iowa State Fair
Medtronic donated a booth to us to demonstrate AEDs and CPR at the Iowa
- Jordan Creek Heart Day 6/13/2008
On June 13th 2008 Mercy Heart Hospital, WHO-TV 13, Iowa AED Access For
All and Iowa Heart Center sponsored a Heart Day at Jordan Creek Mall.
People were given free heart screenings, and we demonstrated the use
of AEDs and CPR.
- 2008 Start! Des Moines Heart Walk
We had 14 walkers and collected almost $3,000 for the Heart Association.
We also hosted a table and demonstrated the use of AEDs and CPR. This
was an awesome way to end the AED / CPR Awareness week!
- Valley Junction Farmers Market June 5,
For the first AED / CPR Awareness week, we had a booth at the Valley
Junction Farmers Market. We demonstrated AEDs and explained why they
were important and needed.
Demonstrating AEDs at the State Capitol
Iowa AED Access for All along with the American Heart Association demonstrated
how AEDs work to people at the State Capitol. We were especially excited
when Senator Danielson came down with Senate Resolution 148, which recognizes
the "lifesaving benefits of automatic external defibrillators".
Saturday Mornings at Mercy February 23, 2008
The February Saturday Mornings at Mercy featured Michaela Gagne, Miss
Mary and Julie had dinner with the SCAA Board of Directors
The SCAA Board of Directors invited Iowa AED Access for All and the
Minnesota SCA Survivors Network to dinner. We discussed our accomplishments,
the future of SCAA and how we can move forward to save lives.
Annual SCA Survivors Summit
Iowa AED Access for All hosted the First Annual SCA Survivors Summit.
It was a fantastic day!
Goes to Washington
Mary was asked by the American Heart Association to go with them to
Washington DC to speak.
Susie taught the Heart Savers CPR class and 10 members received certification!
This is the first step in becoming certified trainers.
You're the Cure Lobby Day
Mary was invited to speak at the 2007 American Heart Association's You're
the Cure Lobby day.
Cardiac Arrest Summit 2006
The Minnesota Sudden Cardiac Arrest Network hosted the 2nd Annual Survivors
Summit. There were 33 survivors in attendance! There was support, education,
laughter, tears and heartfelt moments. There were 7 of us from Iowa,
and we felt very honored to be invited!
State Fair - CPR
We joined forces with the AHA, Iowa CPR Education Foundation, Mercy
Medical Center and Iowa Health to present CPR Anytime to over 150 State
Fair participants. It was a great success!
We were invited to participate in The "Thrivent Builds with Habitat
for Humanity" day at the Iowa Cubs on June 25, 2006. We had a nice morning,
and helped to get many signatures to take to Washington DC!