MIAMI, FL -- On Saturday, Oct. 11, North Shore Medical Center 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 North Shore, participating hospitals were Coral Gables Hospital, Hialeah Hospital 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.