Coral Gables Leads Heart Walk 
 
Wednesday, 22 October 2008 
 
 
Tenet leaders join Hialeah's Mayor at the Heartwalk. From left are Raheel Farough, Ivon Brinas-Rodas, Ralph Aleman, Lauren Morton, Mayor Julio Robiana, Barbara Plizga, Vilma Medio, Romualdo Segurola, MD, and Josh DiTillo. 

MIAMI, FL -- On Saturday, Oct. 11,  Coral Gables and the three other Miami-Dade Tenet hospitals, through Tenet Healthcare Foundation, were Presenting Sponsors of the American Heart Association's 2008 Start! Heart Walk.

Along with Coral Gables Hospital, participating hospitals were Hialeah Hospital, North Shore Medical Center and Palmetto General Hospital. 

As the Signature Sponsor, the Tenet Healthcare Foundation donated $75,000  to the American Heart Association.  Each hospital also raised additional funds. Many hospital employees joined Team Tenet as walkers to fight heart disease.

 At the event, the Mayors of Hialeah and Hialeah Gardens announced their plans to make their cities 2009 Heart Ready Cities.

 
 
Many employees joined Team Tenet at the Heartwalk. 
 
Tenet leaders present the $75,000 check to Heartwalk Chair Javier Hernandez-Lichtl.