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Children to take part in Mini Heart Run April 25


Anchorage, Alaska – Providence Center for Childhood Development preschool children will take part in the 13th annual Mini Heart Run from 10 to 11 a.m. April 25 at the Providence Health Park courtyard.

The event–organized by the Providence Center for Childhood Development in partnership with the American Heart Association–is designed to encourage children to stay active by promoting a heart-healthy lifestyle.

“The children have been learning about healthy hearts and have been practicing running to condition for the race,” said Margaret Bauer, director, Work Life Services, Providence Health & Services Alaska. “The children will also be given an opportunity to donate money to the American Heart Association, which is a lesson in giving to the community.”

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence Alaska Medical Center is part of Providence Health & Services, a not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities. For more information about PAMC, visit: www.providence.org/alaska.

About the American Heart Association

The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest, largest voluntary organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Founded by six cardiologists in 1924, our organization now includes more than 22.5 million volunteers and supporters working tirelessly to eliminate these diseases. We fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies and provide lifesaving tools and information to save and improve lives. For more information about the AHA, visit: www.heart.org.

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