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Saving Strokes provides stroke rehabilitation therapy through golf

Another great Salt Lake City Saving Strokes event is on the books! Thanks to a Together to End Stroke cause sponsorship with University of Utah Health, 30 survivors and caregivers joined eight golf professionals at Nibley Park Golf Course for a day of therapy, golfing and fun. Outstanding volunteer engagement included FOX13 sportscaster Morgan Vance as the event emcee, University [...]

A beautiful “Union of Hearts”

On New Year’s Day, more than 700,000 people watched the Tournament of Roses Parade make its way down on Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena, California. The “Union of Hearts” float, which celebrated Union Bank’s 30 years of steadfast support for the American Heart Association in the fight against heart disease and stroke had its own multitude of supporters working behind the [...]

World Stroke Day in Phoenix

The American Heart Association’s Halle Heart Children’s Museum was the place to be on World Stroke Day, as some 130 kids learned about the warning signs of stroke by singing the hip hop FAST Song on karaoke. Stroke survivors come in all shapes and sizes and several were on hand to assist in educating the public about the No. 1 [...]

Saving Strokes and reclaiming lives

Despite the rainy weather, more than 50 people joined the Saving Strokes Golf Clinic in Provo, Utah. Six Brigham Young University golf team members donated their time and talents to work one-on-one with stroke survivors, cheering them on as they chipped a hole-in-one or deftly drove the ball across the range. The event also included a vendor expo with booths [...]

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval signs SB 196 creating statewide stroke system of care.

The state of Nevada paved the way for saving hundreds of lives each year when Governor Brian Sandoval officially signed Senate Bill 196 into law on May 13 – creating a statewide stroke system of care. Standing right next to him at the ceremony was our exceptional volunteer Kathy McCormick, a stroke survivor who testified in support of SB 196 [...]

Sean Maloney’s journey begins…

Hats off (or more like helmets off) to the entire Silicon Valley Team! Last week hundreds of supporters and cycling enthusiasts filled the streets of Downtown Palo Alto to cheer on Sean Maloney, stroke survivor and well respected high tech executive, as he geared up for an epic 5,000 mile bike ride from the Bay Area to New York City. [...]

Taking Action Through Activity

We are still a few weeks away from National CPR Week (June 1-7), but you sure wouldn’t know it from the fantastic CPR stories that have been pouring in! I am happy to share that Sylvia Beanes is working with five counties in Northern and Southern California to participate in a mass CPR training. Fire departments and emergency [...]