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Catskill Regional Medical Center to Host 40th Annual 98.3 WSUL Heart-A-Thon

Event proceeds to provide state-of-the-art cardiology training and patient care equipment.

Catskill Regional Medical Center announces the 40th Annual 98.3 WSUL Heart-A-Thon, benefiting Catskill Regional Medical Center’s Cardio-Pulmonary Department. This year’s Heart-A-Thon will take place on Friday, February 23, 2018 from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Woodland Garden Café, located on the Hospital’s ground floor.

The Heart-A-Thon will broadcast live on WSUL, 98.3 FM, and will feature guest speakers, information and tips about heart health and a variety of health care demonstrations.

Guest hosts will include:

  • Catskill Regional Medical Center’s CEO, Jonathan Schiller
  • Catskill Vice President of Patient Care Services, Chief Nursing Officer and Administrator at Grover M. Hermann Hospital, Rolland Bojo
  • Focus Media President & CEO, Josh Sommers
  • Plus many more Sullivan County celebrities and organizations

Proceeds from the Heart-A-Thon will subsidize the purchase of an advanced cardio training mannequin and equipment to support the Grover M. Hermann Hospital Division in Callicoon.

“The Cardio-Pulmonary Department at Catskill Regional Medical Center is committed to helping our patients achieve optimal heart health for overall wellness,” said CEO Johnathan Schiller. “The generous donations that the Heart-A-Thon brings in are vital in helping us provide advanced care, utilizing the latest technology and techniques, to help build a healthier Sullivan County.”

The 2018 event co-chairs are Perry Gips and Corey Gips, owners and operators of Party Master and Rick Lander, member of the Greater Hudson Valley Health System Board of Directors and owner and operator of several businesses including Ten Mile River Enterprises, Lander’s River Trips, Lander’s RiverMart and River Café.

How to Donate

Representatives of various community organizations from across Sullivan County will be on hand every 30 minutes to present the donations they have raised. Listeners can call in their pledges to express their support. SUNY Sullivan Hearts, to honor loved ones who have been afflicted with cardiac-related conditions, are also available for purchase at $1.00 and $10.00 at multiple retail locations throughout the community.

Donations can be made online by visiting www.wsul.com and clicking the Become a Heart Hero banner, or by check. Make checks payable to CFOS/WSUL Heart-A-Thon, and mail to: CRMC/Attn: Jodi Goodman, P.O. Box 800, Harris, N.Y. 12742.

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