Fisher-Titus Hosts First Corks & Kegs Event Presented by CardioSolution to Raise Funds for Cardiac Cath Lab Project
The Fisher-Titus Foundation hosted a new event, called Corks & Kegs, to engage Fisher-Titus’ medical staff, boards and senior leadership in the work of and support for the Fisher-Titus Foundation. The 1st Annual Corks & Kegs Event,presented by CardioSolution, was held Friday, May7 and raised over $11,000 for the Fisher-Titus Cardiac Cath Lab Project.
“We are so grateful to our sponsors, guests, and to Sandy Ridge Vineyards and Mercantile for making this event a success,” said Angie Smith, Director of the Fisher-Titus Foundation. “It was so nice to come together, enjoy great food and each other’s company, and to help secure outstanding local cardiovascular care into the future right here at Fisher-Titus.”
CardioSolution was the title sponsor of Corks & Kegs which took place at Sandy Ridge Winery in Norwalk and featured food and wine pairings, entertainment, a 50/50 drawing, and a silent auction.
“The CardioSolution team has worked side-by-side with Fisher-Titus to build a strong cardiovascular program. This partnership not only benefits the community and supports local health care providers, it will save lives.” said Shawn Hart, CardioSolution Program Manager. “We’re very proud of the work of our combined teams and the impact it will make on positive patient outcomes. All of us at CardioSolution appreciate the enthusiastic, professional partnership we have built with Fisher-Titus and we look forward to the bright future that lies ahead.”
Other sponsors of the event included NOMS Healthcare, Patron of the Hops, and Battles Insurance, Patron of the Grapes.
The Fisher-Titus Foundation’s support of the cardiac cath lab project will bring state-of-the-art technology, equipment, and a redesign for the Level II Cardiac Cath Lab as well as a new cardiac monitoring system for the Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab Center to the Snyder/White Heart and Vascular Center. This project will bring the surgical suite up to the skill level of the cardiovascular specialists, allowing Fisher-Titus to perform more lifesaving procedures.
Since February 2019, the interventional cardiology program at Fisher-Titus performed 113 emergency and 167 nonemergent interventional cardiac procedures as well as 470 diagnostic procedures.
In addition to supporting the cardiac cath lab project with the Corks & Kegs event, the Foundation also held its second annual $10,000 Blooming Cash Raffle, raising over $43,000 for the cardiac cath lab project. The 32nd Annual Fisher-Titus Foundation Golf Tournament on August 5 at Eagle Creek Golf Course will benefit the cardiac cath lab project as well.
For more information on the Fisher-Titus Foundation, visit fishertitus.org/foundation or visit fishertitus.org/donate to support the Cardiac Cath Lab project.