Iowa's 2008 Activity Report
February 23: Held a presentation by Michaela Gagne, Miss Massachusetts, and also had a booth where they passed out inforomation.
April 1: EP Lab Digest published a Q&A article that discussed the origins of the afiiliate and the importance of AEDs and SCA awareness.
April 5: Business Record published an article about chapter leader Mary Tappe's SCA and AED Access for All.
April 10: The affiliate with the AHA demonstrated how AEDs work to state senators and other attendees at the Iowa State Capitol.
June 5: Affiliate members manned a both where they demonstrated AEDs and explained their importance.
June 7: At the 2008 Start! Heart Walk, 14 walkers collected nearly $3,000. Affiliate members also hosted a booth, where they demonstrated AEDs and CPR.
July 9: A local TV station ran a news story about a report on free cardiac screenings.
July 10: A local TV station ran a news story about a report on AEDs in public.
July 14: Iowa Affiliate in conjuction with SCAA and Defibtech, donated an AED to urbandale Middle School in honor of Ethan Middleton, an SCA survivor. A local TV station ran a news story about it.
August 7-9: With Medtronic, the Iowa Affiliate manned a booth at the Iowa State Fair, met people, demonstrated CPR and AED use.
August 16: Participated in the Run For Your Life walk and run, which benefited the Iowa Heart Foundation. Demonstrated CPR and AED use.