A shocking little machine saved the life of vintner, purveyor of premium tea and ex-marathon runner Ron Rubin. He now wants to boost the likelihood that one of the devices is nearby should your survival depend on it.
Rubin yearns to see automated external defibrillators, or AEDs, placed at each of Sonoma County’s 450 wineries. The objective is so critical to him that he offers to have Ron Rubin Winery in west county’s Green Valley pay for the $1,700 instruments, which send an electrical shock to a heart in crisis.
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