hidden Triangle’s First AHA Blood Pressure Kiosk Placed at Food Bank

Triangle’s First AHA Blood Pressure Kiosk Placed at Food Bank

Representatives from the Triangle community gathered this week at the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina for a ceremonial ribbon cutting of the first American Heart Association blood pressure kiosk in the Triangle area. Once the ribbon was cut, everyone took a step back while a volunteer leaped forward to be the first

hidden American Heart Association Celebrates 37th Annual Beach Ride

American Heart Association Celebrates 37th Annual Beach Ride

Charleston, SC – This year the American Heart Association celebrated their 37th annual Beach Ride where more than 1,100 horses and riders arrived at Lakewood Camping resort in Myrtle Beach from over 22 states for our 5-day event where they rode to raise awareness, honor loved ones and survivors, and celebrate funds raised to fight heart

hidden Celebrating social entrepreneurs: EmPOWERED to Serve Urban Health Accelerator awards funding for community focused solutions to problems that are barriers to health and wellbeing

Celebrating social entrepreneurs: EmPOWERED to Serve Urban Health Accelerator awards funding for community focused solutions to problems that are barriers to health and wellbeing

We are pleased to introduce the 2018 EmPOWERED to Serve Urban Health Accelerator grant recipients! Hosted in Baltimore, MD at the Reginal Lewis Museum the Urban Health Accelerator brought together entrepreneurs from around the country to present their business models to a panel of judges including, Sidra Smith, Film Producer, Brian White, Executive Vice President

hidden Richmond Hard Hats With Heart Builds Blueprint for Better Health in Central Virginia

Richmond Hard Hats With Heart Builds Blueprint for Better Health in Central Virginia

Richmond, VA – On Wednesday, September 19, the American Heart Association hosted the inaugural Hard Hats With Heart event at Atlas 42 in Innsbrook.   Hard Hats With Heart is an initiative that brings science-based, workplace wellness resources to the construction industry. With higher than national averages for smoking and obesity, workers in the construction industry

hidden Mid-Atlantic Affiliate Hosts Quality Heart and Stroke Summit

Mid-Atlantic Affiliate Hosts Quality Heart and Stroke Summit

The American Heart Association – Mid-Atlantic Affiliate hosted the 2nd Annual Heart & Stroke Quality Summit in Raleigh, NC, April 23 – 27, bringing together healthcare professionals from across the region to learn from top-quality care heart and stroke experts. Online presentation slides and photos are available for viewing. Applications to present at the 2019 MAA

hidden West Broad Village Goes Red:  A Kick-Off to American Heart Month

West Broad Village Goes Red: A Kick-Off to American Heart Month

Richmond, VA – (February 15, 2018) – On Thursday, February 1 businesses in Shortpump’s West Broad Village came together to support the American Heart Association at the American Heart Month Kick-Off event at Gather, a local co-working space that has recently opened up in the West Broad Village shopping center. The event’s main attraction was a fashion

hidden Richmond Employers Recognized for Outstanding Workplace Health Practices

Richmond Employers Recognized for Outstanding Workplace Health Practices

Richmond, VA – (December 13, 2017) – On Wednesday, December 6, the American Heart Association (AHA) hosted the 2017 Richmond Workplace Wellness Symposium along with the University of Richmond.   Through this event the AHA provided local employers with tools and resources to help them create healthier workplaces for all. Laura Linnan, ScD, Associate Dean for