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Features Health & Wellness East Franklin participates in Heart Month activities

Pictured is the East Franklin Jump Rope Team; (front row) Jessica McGaha, Tanner Pruett, Dillon Price, Jade Ensley, Taylor York; (back row) Mrs. Moore, Thomas Hollifield, Cody Harper, Jake Clary, Teighlor Holland and Ms. Braswell.Angel Medical Center included East Franklin School in its Heart Month activities, with the East Franklin Jump Rope Team giving a demonstration of their jump rope routines.

Eleven 4th graders and two PE Teachers, Mrs. Moore and Ms. Braswell, came and participated.

Cardiologist Dr. Micheal Kegan gave an address about heart disease, and what can be done to avoid it.

Melanie Batchelor, from Macon County Public Health, also reported on the statistics of heart disease in Macon County and how the health department is helping citizens to be aware of the risks for heart disease.

A pancake breakfast will be held at Fatz Café on Saturday, Feb. 26, to benefit AMC Cardiac patients. Tickets are $7.

For more information, call Tom Forkner, Cardiac Rehab Director at (828)349-8290.


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