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BROCKVILLE GENERAL VOLUNTEER ASSOCIATION (BGVA) PROVIDES ANNUAL SUPPORT TO BROCKVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL’S CARDIOVASCULAR REHABILITATION PROGRAM – HomeTown TV12
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BROCKVILLE GENERAL VOLUNTEER ASSOCIATION (BGVA) PROVIDES ANNUAL SUPPORT TO BROCKVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL’S CARDIOVASCULAR REHABILITATION PROGRAM

BROCKVILLE GENERAL VOLUNTEER ASSOCIATION (BGVA) PROVIDES ANNUAL SUPPORT  TO BROCKVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL’S CARDIOVASCULAR REHABILITATION PROGRAM
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Brockville – On Tuesday, October 9th, the Brockville General Volunteer Association (BGVA) presented their annual $20,000 cheque to the Brockville and District Hospital Foundation (BDHF) in support of Brockville General Hospital’s Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Program.

The Brockville Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Program started in May 2009, and is a customized program to assist patients in getting their life back following a cardiac event. While in the program, patients receive assistance with exercise; nutrition from the BGH dietitian; diabetes education and help with quitting smoking.

The program is free for the participants, however costs $180,000 to operate. BGH’s Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Program receives no government funding and is supported by businesses, donations, service groups and the community.

Pictured from left to right are: Sandra Devaney, BGVA President; Jamie Wright Brockville and District Hospital Foundation Board Member; Travis Coughlin BGH Kinesiologist; Deanne Henson BGH Manager of the Ambulatory Program, and Donna Shram BGVA Vice President Donna.

To make a donation to the Brockville General Hospital’s Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Program please contact the Brockville and District Hospital Foundation by calling 613-345-4478; or by email: foundation@brockvillegeneralhospital.ca.

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