Thursday, 13 June 2013 00:00
Alan D. Guerci, M.D., president and CEO of St. Francis Hospital, congratulated new Eagle Scout Jack Giunta of East Williston on his efforts to promote CPR and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training in the community. After attending AED training at St. Francis, where his mother Christine is a Registered Nurse, Giunta decided to base his Eagle Scout project on what he learned.
He and several other scouts became trained as Heartsaver Instructors, raised funds, and held numerous classes at St. Aidan’s in Williston Park. Taking it one step further, Giunta discovered that none of the public libraries in Nassau and Suffolk had updated books on CPR so he applied the funds raised to donate new CPR instructional books to these local libraries.