Mayor Amato Honors Young Girl with Heart Defect with Special Day, February 12th


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!”

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Carly suffers from hypoplastic left heart syndrome and in her first years of life endured three surgeries to reroute her body’s blood supply.

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