The American Heart Association would like to thank McDuffie County for raising more than $31,000 in the 2007 Heart Walk.
We would also like to thank:
The Knox Foundation for being our In Memory Sponsor.
The City of Thomson for being our Red Cap Sponsor.
Gold sponsors: Knox & Swan Attorneys at Law, McDuffie Medical Associates, P.C., Boswell Oil Company and Wal-Mart.
Silver sponsors: Thomson Plastics, Inc, First Bank, The McDuffie Mirror, McCorkle Nurseries, Inc., The McDuffie Progress, Badcock Home Furniture & More, McDuffie Regional Medical Center, Georgia Power, Milliken Kingsley Plant, Foster & Pat Wylie, Queensborough National Bank & Trust and Krystal.
Bronze sponsors: Abigail's On Main, RA Dudley Nurseries, Inc., Family Care, Inc., Turner Furniture Company, GIW Industries, White Columns Inn and McDuffie Surgical Clinic, PC.
Top walkers: Sheryl Fuller, Ethel Roberson and Danny Hedgepeth.
Top teams: McDuffie Regional Medical Center, Milliken Kingsley Plant, First Baptist Church and Springfield Baptist Church.
Participating Heart Walk teams: Milliken Kingsley Plant, First Baptist Church, Springfield Baptist Church, McDuffie Regional Medical Center, McDuffie County Health Department, City of Thomson, Jimmy & Dena's Body Shop, Pine Grove, Thomson High School - Beta Club, Milsco Manufacturing, First Bank, Georgia Power, Augusta Technical College, Allstate - Danny Hedgepeth, Vanderhorst CYF, Abigail's On Main and SunTrust Bank.
2007 Heart Walk committee: Edith Roth, Carolyn Gilbert, Mimi Dent, Virginia Bradshaw, Debbie Jones, Mike Carrington, Rusty Lovelace, Elizabeth Turner, Judy Shapiro, James Isom, Carolyn McDuffie, Shanda Reese-Grant and Elizabeth Vance.
A special thank you to Debbie Jones, Liza Marler and Trent Henderson, who participated in our opening ceremony. A special thank you to all of our Red Cap Survivors in McDuffie County. Thank you to everyone that came out and participated in our heart walk; it was a beautiful morning. You are the reason why we continue to walk all over heart disease and stroke.