100 Women Who Care donates to Brockville cardio rehab program

In this Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016 photo provided by the Brockville Hospital Foundation, members of 100 Women Who Care present an $8,100 cheque to the Brockville General Hospital's Cardiovascular Program. Pictured are Mary Mansworth committee member; Robyn Houle, member; Travis Coughlin, Kinesiologist BCP; Sandra Devaney, member and Corinna Smith-Gatcke, Co-Chair. (Brockville and District Hospital Foundation via Newswatch Group)

BROCKVILLE – The Brockville hospital’s cardiovascular rehab program (BCP) has received $8,100 from the 1000 Islands chapter of the 100 Women Who Care.

The philanthropic group randomly picks three nominees and then, through a voting process by women who put $100 into the donation pot, one is chosen.

The process happens four times a year at the Brockville Country Club.

Robyn Houle nominated and spoke about the importance of the BCP, where she has been treated through nine cardiac interventions and two heart bypasses – the first when she was 34 years old.

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