Celebrating Pride in Los Angeles

The recent tragedy in Orlando makes this post even more meaningful to the Western States Affiliate. Over the weekend, the American Heart Association participated for the first time in the Los Angeles Pride Festival held in the City of West Hollywood. Ticker joined the festivities and took pictures with festival goers as we distributed educational materials. Our participation is a [...]

National Walking Day in the WSA

It was another fantastic National Walking Day in the Western States Affiliate. From engaging new walkers to celebrating with seasoned ones – it was a day to celebrate health and activity in our affiliate and across the country. Inland Empire - In the Inland Empire, more than 30 public and private organizations observed National Walking Day, among them the [...]

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 [...]