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Fairview Hospital Golf Classic

The Fairview Hospital Golf Classic will be held Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019 at the Stockbridge Golf Club, Stockbridge, MA 01262.

The rain date is Sept 6th.

The 18 hole, four-person mixed scramble format requires each team to have at least one woman and one man.

The entry fee for the tournament is $140 per person which includes green fees, participation gift, cart, lunch, snacks, on-course contests, social hour and buffet dinner. Entrants can sign up as either individuals or teams.

On-course contests include longest drive, closest to the line,  closest to the pin and hole in one (a new Lexus for that one).

Please register early because this tournament always fills up. Call Chris at (413) 854-9609 to register.

Tournament day schedule is as follows:

11:00 am  Registration and cookout

Noon  Shotgun start

5:00 pm  Social hour

6:00 pm  Awards, dinner and raffle

Major underwriters of 2017 tournament were Jane Iredale Mineral Cosmetics and Berkshire Bank.

2017 Gold Sponsors:  J. H. Maxymillian, Inc., Donald C. McGraw Foundation, Black Rock Foundation, Robin and Elizabeth McGraw.

2017 Silver Sponsors: Fairview Medical Staff, Greylock Federal Credit Union, Lee Bank, Ray Murray, Inc.  Hole in One:  Balise Lexus

Snack Shack :  Comalli Group, Inc., Hillcrest Educational Centers, Inc.

Hole Sponsors:  Advanced Berkshire Imaging, Barrington Brewery & Restaurant, Inc., BBE Office Interiors, Berkshire Corporation, Cain Hibbard & Myers PC, Carlson Propane, Crescent Creamery, Fairfield Inn Hotel, Marriott, Fairview Hospital Auxiliary, Great River Construction, KCM Auto Wash, Mullen Brothers Moving and Storage Co, James Obanhein Electric Inc., Proper Connections, Smith Watson & Company, LLP, Richard Stanley Triplex Cinema, Joe Wilkinson Excavating, Inc., Chris Williams Excavating, Inc.

Proceeds from the tournament will help Fairview Hospital make an important investment in cardiac monitoring on our inpatient Med-Surg Unit, allowing our medical team to continually monitor the heart rhythms of patients who are at risk. 

For more information about the golf tournament or the programs at Fairview Hospital, again call Chris at (413) 854-9609 or email her at

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Bystander CPR

Fairview Hospital will sponsor a Bystander CPR clinic Thursday, July 25, 2019 at Lawrence Field in Canaan, CT 06018.

The free clinic is part of Family Fun Night which is part of Canaan Railroad Days.

Along with the Bystander CPR Clinic, there will be food for sale as well as a variety of kid-centric games.

Bystander CPR is the shortened version of the full three hour CPR course.

In five minutes, one can learn the chest compression technique to save someone’s life (the protocol no longer uses mouth to mouth resuscitation).

Medical personnel will be offering this vital instruction from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm.

For each person who learns Bystander CPR Thursday evening, will donate $5 to the Canaan Ambulance Corp, up to 100 people.

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CPR doesn’t have to be perfect to be lifesaving!

It’s time to repeat this life-saving message. If you are organizing an event this year, consider inviting the good folks from Fairview to teach your guests CPR Lite!


“CPR doesn’t have to be perfect to be lifesaving!”

That’s the message that the good folks at Fairview Hospital in Great Barrington, MA. want us all to understand. Studies are showing that bystanders often don’t take any action to help someone who has stopped breathing because they haven’t had CPR training, and they are afraid they will screw up. And that is where Bystander CPR comes in. It is not the full CPR program- call it CPR Lite- but learning it can keep someone alive until the ambulance arrives.

Fairview’s CPR Plus Program will send Bystander CPR Coaches to gatherings to teach the truncated version to large groups of people. And it is free. It only takes three to five minutes to learn. The program brochure reads :

“Begin chest compressions at 100 times per minute over the center of the breastbone. If you compress to the Bee Gee’s 1977 hit song ‘Staying  Alive’ you’ll be doing it right.”

” While Bystander CPR is not as comprehensive as the full -fledged CPR program, it is a way to get people to take some action, which can have an impact on the outcome.” according to Fairview spokesperson Lauren Smith. ” We have also found that doing these mini-programs in a fairly informal way makes more people willing to approach it.  Overall, raising the level of awareness will also lead to more people learning CPR, extending the rural emergency network.”

Fairview is looking for groups of people to pass along this life-saving technique . Got a 5k or golf tournament coming up? Or a cocktail party? If your event is within the Tri-State area call them to arrange a visit from their Bystander CPR Coaches. Call Lauren (413) 854-9611.

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