Oswego Health’s Lakeside Heart Center Receives Donation

OSWEGO – The staff of Oswego Health’s Lakeside Heart Center was presented with a donation from the family of Barbara Handley-Place, a program participant and longtime member of the Oswego Health Auxiliary, who served as president.

Oswego Health will utilize the donated funds to purchase a new recumbent bicycle for program participants.

The Lakeside Heart Center is located at 177 W. Fourth St., in Oswego, and provides cardiac rehabilitation to community members who have recently experienced a cardiac event.

Center Receives Donation
Center Receives Donation

The center is accredited by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, indicating the facility offers the highest standards for cardiac rehabilitation.

Members of Handley-Place family, Lakeside staff and Auxiliary members were among those present at a plaque and check presentation.

From left are Donna Shortt; Kathleen Whitney, RN, of Lakeside Heart Center; Brenda LaMay, Oswego Health director of community health services who oversees Lakeside; Mary Margaret Restuccio, Auxiliary member; Donna Tesoriero, Auxiliary member seated on bike; Nancy Reitz, Auxiliary member; Sheila Fantom, Auxiliary member; Julie Burns, Auxiliary president; Pat Tripp, Auxiliary member; Chuck Handley; Dawn Smith, Auxiliary volunteer/clinical support coordinator; Ryan Gell; Mary Roman, Auxiliary member; Terri Smith (seated) Auxiliary member; Tom Handley; Margaret Manicca; Karen Gell; Jim Huckabee; Jill O’Gorman; Emily Howard, RN, of Lakeside and Brian Handley.