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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 [...]

Guest Bloggers San Diego Division: A Mother’s Day Thank You to Trisha Khaleghi

Our San Diego Division, like all of our teams, thrives on volunteer support. In honor of Mother's Day the San Diego team recognizes the dedication of a special American Heart Association volunteer and heart mom, Trisha Khaleghi. In honor of Mother’s Day, we want to recognize AHA Volunteer Trisha Khaleghi. Trisha currently holds the role of CEO of Sharp Mary Birch, Go [...]

Volunteer family receives special recognition

Valentines day may have come and gone -- but this sweet story is too good not to share! The San Diego Gulls professional hockey team took advantage of the red-themed day to celebrate the American Heart Association, Go Red For Women and super volunteer and survivor Kenzi Jankowski. Kenzi and her brother Tanner were featured in the pre-game “drop the puck” ceremony, [...]

San Diego Gulls celebrate a special heart family

The San Diego Gulls professional hockey team took advantage of Valentine’s Day to celebrate the American Heart Association, Go Red For Women and super volunteer and survivor Kenzi Jankowski. Kenzi and her brother Tanner were featured in the pre-game “drop the puck” ceremony, and the Gulls recognized the Jankowski family between the second and third periods. They also aired a [...]

Every Shade of RED

Every year I am truly amazed and inspired by the response we get for Wear Red Day… it is wonderful to see our volunteers, communities, the media and more embrace what the movement is all about. Here is just a just a sampling of participation: KTLA 5 in Los Angeles shared a National Wear Red Day fashion show featuring heart [...]

Univision’s November sweeps campaign focuses on American Heart Association Initiatives

Great collaboration between our San Diego division and Univision resulted in our Multicultural Initiatives and Community Health programs being highlighted during live news broadcasts every Wednesday during the month of November. It was part of Univision’s November sweeps campaign aimed at attracting viewers with interesting news reports from various locations across San Diego County. Our team was on site to [...]

WSA hosts special guests at Scientific Sessions

The affiliate was honored to host very special guests earlier this week at Scientific Sessions in Orlando. Joining us were Jean C. Tamura from Hawaii; David and Genell Schlotterbeck from Orange County; David and Mary Carroll from San Diego County; Jennifer Carmer from Phoenix and Dr. Luiz and Laura Belardinelli from the Greater Bay Area. It was a wonderful opportunity [...]

Hands-Only Mobile Tour rolls through Southern California

Our national Hands-Only CPR Mobile Tour rolled through Southern California recently with stops in Reseda, Los Angeles and San Diego. Every location offered a different level of energy with a total of over 700 new lifesavers trained. The stories we heard along the way truly confirmed the value of learning CPR and the importance of calling 9-1-1. A couple of [...]

By |October 12th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Inspired Living. Inspired Giving … lives on

It seems like Good Point Gasoline’s can’t get enough of the Association’s Inspired Living. Inspired Giving. campaign! Dillon Miller, the Point Loma, CA, operator announced that although the American Heart Association’s Inspired Living. Inspired Giving. Day campaign wrapped up on August 26, he would continue donating a penny for every gallon of gasoline sold through August 30th. Having lost both [...]

San Diego Heart Ball makes a splash

Sharing personal stories is one of the best ways to really communicate the impact our mission can have on individual lives. That is exactly what happened last weekend at the San Diego Heart Ball. Volunteer Marjorie Nelson shared how she saved her infant son’s life using CPR. Because of her heroic action, Heart Ignite Award recipient John Lamberti, M.D., had [...]

By |May 20th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments