King Presents Defibrillators To Community Groups

(l-r) EMT Kevin Hazel, SIHS; Tony Signorile, Morris Park Community Association president; EMT John Wilson, SIHS; Councilman James Vacca; Rachel Volpe, RN, SIHS; Councilman King and EMT Joe Pessalano, SIHS, at last Monday’s training session.
Photo courtesy of Councilman Andy King’s Office

Councilman Andy King congratulated and presented defibrillators to representatives from northeast Bronx community-based organizations that completed a Monday, April 4 CPR training on the use of these lifesaving devices. Held at the Morris Park Community Center, this packed training session which is part of the ‘Beating Hearts’ City Council sponsored initiative, selected St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, the Williamsbridge NAACP Early Childhood Education Center, Co-op City’s Velocity Track Club and MPCA among many others to receive an automatic external defibrillator and a storage case.

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