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Cor Vitae Society Celebrated at the Charlotte Heart Walk

Cor Vitae Society Members were celebrated at the recent Greater Charlotte Heart Walk on September 29, 2018. The AHA is honored to recognize the more than 115 local Cor Vitae Society members at AHA events and through exclusive society experiences. The Cor Vitae Society – Latin for heart of life – is the annual philanthropic giving society of

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Are You Fit Enough For Heart Walk?

Whether it’s prepping for the Upstate Heart Walk on April 13 or getting ready to tackle your first 5k race, there are many ways you can train your body to take on that next challenge.  The good news?  The Upstate offers a variety of free programs and resources to get you ready, like these from

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Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Lowcountry Heart Walk

Charleston, SC – The Charleston team is gearing up for the 25th anniversary of the Lowcountry Heart Walk on September 29th at Riverfront Park. This event is a celebration of funds raised throughout the year to fight heart disease and stroke, fund critical lifesaving research, continue CPR trainings and education initiatives, and build a healthier

hidden VCU Health’s Melinda Hancock to Chair Richmond Heart Walk® on October 6, 2018

VCU Health’s Melinda Hancock to Chair Richmond Heart Walk® on October 6, 2018

Richmond, VA –  Melinda Hancock, the Chief Financial Officer of VCU Health, will chair the American Heart Association’s 2018 Richmond Heart Walk held Saturday, October 6th at Innsbrook Pavilion.  Members of Hancock’s Executive Leadership team include: Anthony Conte, Pat Robertson, Brett Butler, Jim Litsinger, Jim Daniel, Ann Vaughters, Leigh Sewell, Walter Coleman, Brian Shaw, Tray

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Walking Toward a Healthy Heart

The American Heart Association recommends at least 150 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity a week.  That breaks down to at least 30 minutes per day, five times a week. So what’s the payoff?  You’ll feel healthier, stronger and live longer. Research shows that regular exercise, like walking, helps lower a person’s risk of heart

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Pick Your Park in the Lowcountry

To celebrate National Walking Day, Charleston launched a “Pick Your Park” social media campaign. The campaign featured four local parks which were designed by local sponsor, Seamon Whiteside.  Community members were encouraged to post a picture by tagging the Lowcountry facebook page and using the hashtag #pickyourpark. It was a great way to engage the

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National Walking Day in Maryland

April 5th was National Walking Day sponsored by Sheehy. The Heart Walk and Health Strategies team held a walking event at Arundel Mills Mall with the Mills Milers, their local walking club. There was also the #MoveMoreMD Corporate Walking Challenge. Over 20 companies walked a total of 1,653,173 steps. This is equivalent to about 800 miles