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Crossing Rivers Health Cardiac Rehab Team Wins 2nd Place at Annual Hearts of Gold Games

Hospital news | Friday, May 4, 2018

Prairie du Chien, WI - A team of nine participants from Crossing Rivers Health Cardiac Rehabilitation and Healthy Hearts program recently participated in the 19th Annual Hearts of Gold Games held in Baraboo, Wisconsin. The Crossing Rivers Health team won the second place overall team award, along with eight total medals in categories ranging from cooking to basketball, golf, and walking.

Crossing Rivers Health Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab Manager Tammy Thompson was proud of the team’s participation. She said, “We congratulate and thank each of the participants for entering these challenging events and representing our organization year after year. Participation in these games and belonging to a group exercise program provides an opportunity to form new friendships that otherwise wouldn’t have been formed. These participants reap more than just the medals they win, they reap the benefits of maintaining their long-term health and living a lifetime of wellness.”

Individuals interested in learning about the Cardiac Rehab and Healthy Hearts Program or Pulmonary Rehab are encouraged to call Crossing Rivers Health at 608.357.2349 or visit crossingrivers.org to learn more.

Participant results:

Bake-off

Male: George Kahler – 1st place

Female: Dana Kahler – 3rd place

Basketball Free-throw

Male: Bob Zwirlein - 2nd place

Female: Janet Kahler – 2nd place

Putt Putt Golf

Female: Dana Kahler - 2nd place

Prediction ½ mile track walk

Male: Bob Zwirlein – 2nd place

Prediction ¼ mile treadmill walk

Female: Connie Collins – 1st place

Female: Janet Kahler – 2nd place