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Friday, August 11,2000 ~ The CATALINA ISLANDER Page 13 Pat Willett Pat Willett named league president Pat Willett was recently named president of the Assistance League of San Pedro South Bay chap- ter. The San Pedro chapter is one of many nation wide and it focuses on volunteer service to the community. Willett and her husband John live in Palos Verdes and have owned a second home in Hamil- ton Cove for eight years. They both enjoy being part of life on the Island. Pat Willett worked in the education field for 23 years. She has been an active volunteer with the San Pedro South Bay chapter since 1995. Her continu- ing area of interest is the gift/consignment shop, which is located at 1441 West 8th Street in San Pedro. A dedicated volunteer, she has served on a variety of committees. As president, her goal is to increase the visibility of the organization and attract new members. I Monday, July 31, 7:15 a.m.: Thursday, August 3, 1:30 p.m.: Paramedics responded to a Cher- Lifeguard paramedics responded Baywatch Isthmus responded to ry Cove mooring for a 61-year- to the USC Wrigley Marine Sci- Goat Harbor for a boat on the old Huntington Beach man who ence Center for an 8-year-old boy rocks. On scene the owner was was complaining of stomach pain who had fallen and was uncon- rescued and treated for injuries and vomiting blood. He was scious. The boy was assessed, and the boat was towed off the assessed, an IV was started and placed on a backboard and flown rocks by lifeguards, he was taken to Avalon for fur- to a mainland trauma center, ther treatment. Friday, August 4, 11:15 p.m.: Tuesday, August 1, 5:45 p.m.: Lifeguard paramedics responded 6:30 p.m.: Baywatch Isthmus Baywatch Isthmus responded to a to the dance floor for a 30-year- met Baywatch Avalon to trans- boat in Isthmus Cove for a 15- old Long Beach woman who had port a 22-year-old man with year old San Diego boy that had fallen and had a possible dislocat- decompression sickness symp- toms to the hyperbaric chamber. suffered a seizure. On arrival the ed knee. She was assessed, an The patient was assessed, a dive boy was still unconscious. He EKG was given and and she was became combative during treat- flown off the Island for further doctor was consulted and the patient declined further treatment ment. An IV was given, he wascare at a mainland hospital, and was released. placed on a cardiac monitor and tests were performed. The boy was transported by helicopter to the mainland for further care. Wednesday, August 2, 3:30 p.m.: Baywatch Isthmus treated a 32-year-old man at the pier for diesel in the eye. His eye was flushed and he was counseled to go to Avalon to see a doctor. 5:18 p.m.: Baywatch Isthmus responded to the Bird Rock area for a possible boat fire. A boat was found to be overheated and it was towed to the pier for repairs. Saturday, August 5, 5 p.m.: Lifeguard paramedics responded to the campground for a 4-year- old girl with straw in her ear. Paramedics transported the girl and a pediatrician to the hyper- baric chamber for an exam where she was found to be fine. 10:30 p.m.: Paramedics treated a 10-year-old Simi Valley boy on the pier for first and second degree burns on his legs. He was assessed, given an IV and taken to Avalon for treatment. 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