Heart Program
Heart Program

Theo Kotjarapoglus, Executive Director, Pennsylvania Heart Association (left), and Robert L. Dluge, Jr., R.W. Grand Master, display an automatic external defibrillator (AED), such as the Grand Master is encouraging lodges to assist the Heart Association in providing for local police, fire, and ambulance units in their communities. The AED is a device that literally can shock a person back to life. The Grand Master said that helping the Heart Association attain its goal of placing 1,000 units across Pennsylvania is a program that literally will save lives. It is an excellent method to apply the Matching Grants Program to good community service. Joining in the presentation of the AED story are (at right): Alvin Blitz, General Counsel of the Pennsylvania Heart Association, and Earl "Skip" Mordan, Chairman of the Grand Lodge Emergency Safety Committee.

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