Amelia Island Plantation Earns Lifesaving Certification

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AAA-Four Diamond and Florida-certified Green Lodging Resort recognized as industry standard in both environmental and guest health and well being.

Amelia's commitment to the environment, as well as their attention to detail has always set them apart

CR Certification Corporation ("CardioReady"), the nation's only provider of independent auditing and certification of cardiac emergency readiness programs, today announced that the Amelia Island Plantation Inn, its Conference centers, and its Beach Club have met the best practices and necessary standards to obtain CardioReady Certification for cardiac emergency preparedness. Amelia Island Plantation features more than 49,000 square feet of versatile function space to accommodate banquets, conferences and theme parties of up to 1,000 guests.

"We are very proud of this accomplishment. CardioReady Certification exemplifies our commitment to the health and safety of our guests and employees," said Richard Goldman, Sr. Vice President/Chief Marketing Officer, Amelia Island Plantation. As travelers become more sophisticated, they expect more. We have delivered better service, better facilities and now, with the AEDs and CardioReady's standards, we are delivering a safer environment for everyone who visits or works at our resort."

"Amelia's commitment to the environment, as well as their attention to detail has always set them apart," said John C. Adderton, President and CEO of CardioReady. "Deploying an emergency response program across their Inn and meeting space areas is another example of their ongoing efforts to raise the bar and deliver on their commitment to their guests."

"Our partnership with Amelia is strong and growing as we now look forward to adding their 72 championship holes to our exclusive list of CardioReady Medalist Certified golf courses in the United States," Adderton added.

CardioReady® Certification assures that a comprehensive and reliable public access AED program is in place which provides immediate AED accessibility, proper AED maintenance, appropriately CPR/AED trained on-site personnel, medical oversight and prompt EMS notification.

About Amelia Island Plantation
Amelia Island Plantation, known for its commitment to nature and the beauty of its property, is a Florida-certified Green Lodging resort. As such, it is recognized for its voluntary commitment to the environment and its innovative programs in energy, lighting and water management,recycling, use of reclaimed water for landscape and golf course irrigation, use of clean and green products in pest control and housekeeping, and transitioning to solar energy and biodegradable containers throughout the resort's 1,350 acres. Just 29 miles northeast of Jacksonville International Airport, the resort boasts 3 ½ miles of wide, uncrowded beach, 72 holes of championship golf, 23 Har Tru® clay tennis courts, 20 pools including the two-tiered three pool Beach Club, luxury spa, nature center, 10 dining options, Segway tours, kayaking, and much more.

About CardioReady Certification Corporation
CR Certification Corporation ("CardioReady"), in collaboration with the American Heart Association, works with industry-leading entities in the markets it serves to reduce death from Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) through the education, certification, and promotion of the proper implementation and usage of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs). CardioReady is a federally registered certification mark owned by CR Certification Corporation and the company is also an exclusive licensee of AED Patent Holdings, LLC. For additional information, go to /

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Theresa Thomas
Muhlenkamp Strategic Marketing


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