Foundation boosts health care education for underserved


Dr. Karl %u201CFritz%u201D Disque of Racine, Wis., with the help of his nephew, Walt Kress, demonstrate life support during a visit to Costa Rica by volunteers with the Disque Foundation of Brownstown. The purpose of the trip was to train health care providers and other local citizens in basic life support skills, and to contribute at the Pueblito de Costa Rica Orphanage. Disque is a member of the foundation's board. SUBMITTED PHOTO

It all started with a mother who encouraged her son to help others.

From there the inspiration grew, not only to a life of giving but to passing that idea on to future generations.

John Disque of Brownstown took the lessons he learned from his mother as one of 11 children and passed that gift of giving to his four children.

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