June 30, 2016
Thursday, June 30th - Orange Park Medical Center's Chief Medical Officer Dr. Joseph Parra presented a donation of medical supplies to the Pace Center for Girls Clay to be used for first aid treatments. Orange Park Medical Center also donated an AED cabinet to store their AED unit. An automated external defibrillator (AED) is a portable device that delivers an electric shock through the chest to the heart to stop an irregular heart rhythm and allow a normal rhythm to resume following sudden cardiac arrest.
"Orange Park Medical Center has gone above and beyond to help support PACE Center for Girls Clay. Their gift of medical supplies and true concern for the well-being of our girls means the world to us. Thank you Dr. Parra and Mr. Patrick for believing in girls," said Executive Director Destani Shadrick, PACE Center for Girls Clay.
Pace Center for Girls has 19 non-residential centers throughout Florida where they provide a safe a safe environment where girls can thrive, with a focus on the future for middle and high-school aged girls and young women.