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Donations needed for new AEDs


April 12, 2018

The Tri-City Ledger was involved in the first fundraising effort to purchase Automated External Defibrillators for the Flomaton Fire Department several years ago. Fire Chief Steve Stanton wanted to buy two at a cost of about $3,800 each. We were able to help in securing a match – in other words if we could raise $3,800 to buy one, they'd match it to buy the second. We ended up raising more than $20,000. The match doubled to $7,600 and Stanton was able to purchase multiple AEDs and at a reduced bulk price to not only arm Flomaton firemen and police with the life-saving devices, but to give...

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