Tag Archives: Indiana AEDs

Heart survives SCA thanks to Powerheart® AED

Principal Jason Smith and staff at the Longfellow Middle School are honored for the rescue of 7th grader Omarion Heart using the schools Powerheart AED.

When 7th grader Omarion Heart collapsed during gym class Longfellow Middle School in Indianapolis last month, school staff were ready to act. Heart, 13, had been playing basketball when sudden cardiac arrest struck. He fell to the floor and stopped breathing. Two of his classmates ran to get help, returning with the school nurse and […]

AED donations honor young ballplayer Dylan Williams

At the 3rd annual Dylan Williams Memorial Baseball invitational in Union City, Ind., three teams and their communities won big. 12U Versailles, 10U Dylan’s Dawgs, and 8U Versailles, the winning teams in the three participating age brackets, each received a Cardiac Science Powerheart® G3 Plus automatic external defibrillator (AED) from the Dylan Williams Forever an […]

Police Lieutenant Responsible for Installing AEDs, Help Save His Life

Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, began like any other day for Lieutenant Regis Thimons. He had arrived early for work, so he was planning to leave early as well. That afternoon, he walked out of his office at the St. Joseph County Police Department in South Bend, Ind., to call his wife and tell her he […]

HeartReach Michiana puts 42 AEDs in Northern Indiana [VIDEO]

HeartReach Michiana has distributed 42 Powerheart automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to schools, churches, first responders, and community service groups in Northern Indiana. The distribution of Powerheart AED G3s was conducted in October, and WSBT TV was on hand to report it: HeartReach Michiana, founded in 2004, has been distributing AEDs in Michigan and Indiana for the past five […]