Cardiac Support Group
Chapter 296

Please join us at our monthly meetings and be part of this self-help organization for those who have had any heart problems.


Mended Little Hearts Bravery Bag Item Drive

Due to inclement weather, the March Mended Hearts meeting was cancelled.  Therefore, we were unable to collect items for the Mended Little Hearts families.  If you desire, please bring an item (or items) for donation to the April meeting to help the families of our Mended Little Hearts.  Many items can be found in the dollar sections of your local stores.   

  • tote bags
  • disposable cameras
  • toothbrushes and toothpaste
  • hair brushes and combs
  • soap
  • hand lotion
  • pens
  • magazines
  • travel-sized games
  • crossword puzzles or soduku
  • Play Dough or Silly Putty
  • non-expiring phone cards
  • Cup O’Soup
  • water bottles (they can fill)
  • individually packaged snacks
  • laundry detergent (single use)
  • deodorant
  • hand sanitizer
  • mints and chewing gum
  • journals
  • notepads
  • coloring books and crayons
  • small/medium stuffed animals
  • pre-paid credit cards
  • gas card

Orlando Health Heart Institute
1222 S. Orange Ave.
Orlando, Florida 32804

 Speaker:    Beverly Mansker, Nurse Navigator for TAVR
Topic:         Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement 

Florida Hospital Orlando Campus
601 East Rollins Street
Orlando, FL 2804

Location:     Barker Conference Center (Basement level, under the Welch Cafeteria)
Date:            Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Time:            7:00-8:30 pm         

Directions:  Take Orange Avenue North and turn on to King Street.  Turn into the King St parking garage on the right.  Park on any floor with available spots and take elevator/stairs to third floor.  Use the crosswalk located on 3rd floor to cross the railroad tracks.  Take the elevator at the end of the crosswalk down to the basement level for the Barker Conference Center.  There will be signs directing you to the conference room once in the basement level.  Parking vouchers for the parking garages are available at the meeting.

Due to possible changes for future meetings call the contact person or check our local web site listed below to confirm that no change has occurred before coming to any meeting.  Call the National Office to locate a chapter near you if you do not live in the Central Florida area.

1-888-432-7899 or 214-206-9259-

Our local web address is

2018 April meeting – Contact:  Sharry Tamayo (407) 421-0136
2018 May meeting – Contact:  Joanna Gerry (321) 843-1093