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Ticker makes a special guest appearance at Oceanside Parade

Ticker and the American Heart Association Life is Why platform met tens of thousands of parade goers “where they are” to celebrate community and America’s Independence at the 23rd Annual Oceanside Independence Parade. I understand that Ticker was quite excited to be featured on TV during pre-event coverage! Special thanks to Life is Why cause sponsor Tri-City Medical Center for [...]

Las Vegas Go Red Por Tu Corazon inspires health and wellness for all

Another successful Las Vegas Go Red Por Tu Corazón luncheon is on the books! The sixth annual Go Red Por Tu Corazón Luncheon opened with a boutique fair and health screenings made available to its 150 participants. Roseman University nursing students provided free cholesterol, glucose and blood pressure screenings for attendees. During lunch, the audience heard from retired cardiologist, Jose Antonio Despujos [...]

Hearts are a girls best friend in Northern Nevada

Our Northern Nevada Division recently hosted the 13th annual Go Red For Women Luncheon in a beautiful downtown Reno ballroom. Approximately 640 guests attended the “Hearts are a Girl’s Best Friend” themed event. The setting was a reminder that no matter what we do to our outsides, if we don’t care for our insides, it is all for not. You [...]

Moving the prevention needle in Montana

The International Heart Institute of Montana (IHI) has been a presenting sponsor for Go Red For Women in Missoula, Montana, for the past four years. In 2017, they will be moving beyond the event experience to generate a larger community impact. IHI is partnering with the American Heart Association Missoula to champion the mission of Go Red For Women for the next three years, as [...]

Community training helps with outreach efforts

On October 27-28, the Phoenix Division held the first inaugural United Healthcare Conozca Su Corazón training for Community Health Workers and Promotoras in Arizona. This is the first of a three-year sponsorship and the first of its kind in our Arizona offices. The Conozca Su Corazón Community Health Worker (CHW) Training Program thrives with community empowerment. Conozca Su Corazón/ Know Your Heart CHWs [...]

Northern Nevada is Healthy For Good!

Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center in Reno, Nevada, has been a longtime supporter of the American Heart Association. Over the years our relationship has flourished as we’ve worked together toward the common goal of improving the health of Northern Nevadans. With our 2020 impact goal in sight, this new collaboration will allow us to work even more closely together to inspire our local [...]

Improving the heart health of Northern Nevada

We have exciting news from Northern Nevada to share this week. Renown Health has just come on board as the Life is Why Sponsor! The healthcare network has been a long-time supporter of the American Heart Association, acting as Presenting Sponsor for Go Red, Toast Sponsor for the Heart Ball and Nutrition Sponsor for Heart Walk. Renown was interested in [...]

AHA and UCSF Combine Efforts to take Bay Area’s Go Red For Women campaign to the next level in 2017

Great news out of the Greater Bay Area… the Go Red For Women team recently announced that Sheila Antrum, President of UCSF Medical Center and Senior Vice President of UCSF Health for Adult Services, is the Chair for the 2016 – 2017 campaign. In the past 10 years, cardiovascular disease deaths in women have decreased more than 30 percent. Yet there [...]

Lifestyle Change Inspirations

If you have worked with the Western States Affiliate for more than a few years you may recognize our next female superstar, Chef Kirsten Helle, a Seattle, WA volunteer with an incredible lifestyle change story. She grew up with a love of food and a family history of obesity, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes. With a burgeoning family [...]

Union Bank hosts Health Expo in Westminster, CA

We recently collaborated with MUFG Union Bank, N.A., to host a Health and Wellness Expo at the bank’s Westminster branch. Eighty-five participants took advantage of various health screenings during the four-hour event – that added up to more than 400 complimentary blood pressure, body mass index (BMI), cholesterol and glucose screenings. Guests also had the opportunity to consult one-on-one with [...]