BERKELEY TOWNSHIP-Mayor Carmen Amato and the township council of Berkeley, in honor of young Carly Fetzer, a young resident who was born with a congenital heart defect was honored by the township with her own special day.
“As Mayor, and on behalf of the Township Council, I proclaim the month of February as American Heart month, the week of February 7th to the 14th as Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week and in honor of a courageous and strong young lady, who has made such a positive impact in our Community,” Amato said. “I further proclaim February 12th as Carly Fetzer Day in Berkeley Township! I encourage everyone to wear red or your “Believe 4 Carly” shirts on February 12th to show your love and support for Carly!”
Carly suffers from hypoplastic left heart syndrome and in her first years of life endured three surgeries to reroute her body’s blood supply.