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South Shore Foundation Awards $3,250 Grant to Summit Volunteers 
August 2002

Summit Fire Dept. buys defibrillators with South Shore grant.
Members of the Summit Fire Department and representatives of South Shore Foundation welcome the arrival of new semi-automatic external defibrillators so the fire department can better respond to heart attack emergencies. A South Shore Foundation grant of $3,250 made the equipment purchases possible. Pictured are (from left): Donald Brideau, Deanna Sullivan (South Shore trustee), Kathy Spotts, Tim Schooley, Arnold Wilkerson, Howard Evans (South Shore trustee) and Fire Chief Dwayne McFarland.

FLIPPIN, Ark. - The Summit Volunteer Fire Department bought two semi-automatic external defibrillators with a grant from the South Shore Foundation. Trustees of the foundation, formed by NATCO, approved a grant for $3,250 for the lifesaving equipment used for heart attack victims. First Responder Coordinator Tim Schooley said the department will place one SAED in each of their two fire stations.

Schooley said, "It is our goal to provide the best first responder assistance available to the 1,500 residents in our fire district." He said the Summit Volunteer Fire Department consists of 18 volunteers -- eight of whom are first responders with two additionally qualified as emergency medical technicians. They protect about 470 homes in Summit and in its outlying area.

South Shore Foundation is the charitable foundation of NATCO at Flippin. The foundation makes grants to nonprofit organizations for projects of educational advancement, environmental preservation, economic development and community betterment. For more information about South Shore Foundation, call 1-800-775-6682.

 

 
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