Austin's 2008 Activities

February 11: Travis County EMS sent a press release about an event at which Connie Snell spoke about SCA cooling.

February 14:
An article was published in the Austin American Statesman about Connie and SCAA's plans to make Travis County one of the first areas to use hypothermia to reduce brain damage in SCA victims.

February 20-23: Austin Chapter members manned a booth at the Preventative Medicine Conference where they spoke with attendees and distributed literature.

February 24: Austin Chapter members manned a booth at the Heart Healthy Texas Community Health Fair, where they spoke with attendees and distributed literature.

March 18: The Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation posted an article about Connie Snell's save story.

June: Texas EMS Magazine ran a cover story on the Austin Chapter.

October 15: Mortgage Bank of Texas held a luncheon to announce SCAA as their charity of choice.

December 13: Connie Snell had lunch with Ed Rinehart to continue the discussion of SCAA as charity of choice for Mortgage Bankers of Texas.

December 15: The Austin Chapter had a meeting with Lewis Gonzales of the Texas EMS Research office to discuss the "Take Heart Austin" program that raises awareness of SCA and the "Take 10" class.