hidden Katherine and Dirk Pieper Named Co-Chairs of the Upstate Heart Ball

Katherine and Dirk Pieper Named Co-Chairs of the Upstate Heart Ball

The American Heart Association (AHA) is proud to announce that Katherine and Dirk Pieper will serve as co-chairs of the 2020 Upstate Heart Ball. The 2020 event marks the 20th anniversary of the Upstate gala and will take place on March 14 at the Greenville Convention Center. “Katherine and I are honored to chair this

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Stroke Event Raises Awareness Among High Risk Community in Richmond, VA

Over 600 Richmonders were informed and entertained at the 6th annual Power to End Stroke® Jazz Night held on May 23rd at the Richmond Convention Center in Richmond, Virginia.  Guests attended a variety of workshops on topics like medication management, healthy cooking and managing risk factors. They even experienced what it felt like to have

hidden Ride the Revolution! Join the American Stroke Association for CycleNation Triangle on June 15th

Ride the Revolution! Join the American Stroke Association for CycleNation Triangle on June 15th

Join the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association for their annual CycleNation Triangle event on June 15th at Coastal Credit Union Midtown Park at 3pm. CycleNation empowers people to use cycling as a way to get brain and heart healthy — all while raising funds for community programs that will help prevent stroke

hidden CycleNation™ Pedals into the Upstate

CycleNation™ Pedals into the Upstate

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association is pleased to announce that they are bringing CycleNation™ to the Upstate.  The event is scheduled for June 22 at CycleBar Greenville and is chaired by Leslie Haas with Haas Social.  “When I learned that CycleNation was coming to Greenville, I jumped at the opportunity to lead the event”

hidden Five HBCUs Advance in the American Heart Association Urban Health Accelerator-HBCU Healthy Communities Challenge

Five HBCUs Advance in the American Heart Association Urban Health Accelerator-HBCU Healthy Communities Challenge

Community environments play an important role in health outcomes. People living just 5 miles apart can in some cases have a difference in life expectancy of more than 20 years due to factors such as economic stability, education, societal influences and health care.  Through the American Heart Association’s 2019 EmPOWERED to Serve Urban Health Accelerator-HBCU pilot, schools have an

hidden Southern Coast Heart Ball Reaches New Heights

Southern Coast Heart Ball Reaches New Heights

The 22nd annual Southern Coast Heart Ball raised a record-breaking $290,000 at the Westin Resort in Hilton Head, making the community one step closer to fighting heart disease and stroke. This year’s theme was “The heart of it all,” which honored our local heroes from our first responders and survivors to caretakers and volunteers. Our