Press release from the PGA of BC:
The Professional Golfers’ Association of BC is pleased to establish a new business relationship with Iridia Medical. The PGA of BC and Iridia will be working closely together to create programs and promote safety at golf facilities throughout the province. GMS, a new “Preferred Partner” of the Association, will be offering PGA of BC member facilities “preferred rates” on various products and services related to safety and cardiac care. More details at www.pgabc.org benefits section.
“Iridia is very pleased to partner with the PGA of BC and its members. We are committed to safety and in particular safety on the golf course and throughout golf course clubhouses. 45,000 Canadians die each year from sudden cardiac arrest, and we at Iridia Medical are working very hard to change that”, says Thomas Puddicombe, Business Operations Director.
“We are thrilled about this new partnership with Iridia Medical. We feel that all PGA of BC facilities should be properly prepared with the most up to date safety equipment of their members and guests on a day to day basis. The PGA of BC will promote GMS and encourage member facilities to take advantage of Iridia Medicals’ special offers and promotions throughout the year” says Donald Miyazaki, Executive Director of the PGA of BC.
About the PGA of BC
The Professional Golfers’ Association of British Columbia is an association comprised of more than 650 golf professionals who work at and operate golf courses, driving ranges and other facilities across the province. Their mandate is to promote and advance the game of golf, serving the needs of both its membership and the golf public through professional and junior golf development programs and high-calibre competitive events. The Zone Office is located in Richmond, BC. For more information, visit www.pgabc.org.
About Iridia Medical
Iridia was founded in 1998 and became an instant pioneer in the implementation of AEDs in British Columbian workplaces. Through our initial experiences in deploying AEDs, we have expanded into medical education and consulting, becoming one of Canada’s leading companies in the area of health and emergency preparedness.
AEDs, are a core passion for us. Our goal is to see as many AEDs placed in public and private settings as possible in an effort to save more lives. Iridia has completed over 1,700 AED installations and our client base is drawn from of a cross-section of industries.