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I am excited to announce that two women from the Mid-Atlantic Affiliate were selected from hundreds of entries across the country to serve as National Go Red For Women spokespeople in 2013-14. I’ll post their full stories here in a couple of weeks and keep you posted on their media interviews and speaking opportunities. We

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If you participated in the AHA Beach Ride in Myrtle Beach, SC last year, or you have ever wondered what the event is like, check out tonight’s episode of Best of America by Horseback airing nationwide on RFDTV. RFDTV is on Dish, DirecTV, Comcast, Verizon, Time Warner, Charter, Cox, Mediacom, Bright House, Cable One, and

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Proud to welcome our latest set of new but talented employees. From Left to Right (front and back): Brad Weisberg, SEA Lawyers Have Heart, Arlington, VA, Kelly Straub, Director, Heart Chase, Norfolk, VA, Dionne Wheeler, Director, Multi-Cultural, Richmond, VA, Jodi Sauritch, Director YM, Montgomery, MD, Sharon Sturkie, Dir Heart Walk, Greensboro, NC, Lori Gainey, Coordinator Heart Walk,

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Today the American Stroke Association is holding a Social Media Day of Action to engage as many Americans as possibly in the new “F.A.S.T” stroke awareness campaign.  Check out this new infographic about recognizing the signs and symptoms of stroke: http://bit.ly/FASTinfographic We thought we would take the chance to give you a review of an

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Welcome to our newest MAA Staff!  Pictured left to right: Jeff Bell – Dir. Dev/Walk (Arlington, VA), Roushawn Simmons – Coord. Finance (Richmond, VA), Bev Warner – SEA Dev/Multi C’ville (Richmond, VA), Marnie Mills – Dir. Youth Market (Roanoke, VA), Susan Cameron – Coord/Dev Gala (Charlotte, NC), Holly Papstein – PT SEA Dev. (Greenville, SC), Sol Halliburton

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Last night I had the opportunity to present checks to three of our newly funded researchers from MUSC in Charleston, SC.  Each of them spent a few minutes telling the audience about the research they are conducting and the importance of the role the AHA plays in their career.  Congrats to the volunteers and staff in

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I had a meeting at the Legacy Foundation and took this picture of the floor in the lobby. Their truth campaign is extremely effective. They are great supporters of the AHA and we are big fans of theirs.

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AHA staff from across the country participated in the first ever Launch Pad virtual conference. Several new programs were launched today that will help drive us closer to achieving our 2020 impact goal. Pictured here are the staff in Glen Allen VA.

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Congratulations to Ted Pelonis (middle) who won Cor Vitae Director of the year at tonight’s national major gifts awards dinner. Outstanding first year Ted!