Ledyard Rotary Provides Defibrillator to The Arc New London County

Norwich, CT – The Ledyard Rotary Foundation, Inc. has donated $995 to The Arc of New London County to purchase an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) for the agency’s Sachem Street facility.

The building is home to a variety of programs for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including a day support program for approximately 45 people, many of whom are seniors, as well as Community Life & Advocacy, which offers civic and social mentoring and activities for approximately 172 people with I/DD. All staff will be trained in proper use of the AED as part of the agency’s standard and ongoing professional training curriculum.
 
For more information on The Arc NLC’s programs, or to participate in Community Life & Advocacy, please contact Denise Tift at (860) 889-4435, ext. 116.