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Go Red For Women Luncheon Friday, March 2 at Anchorage Marriott Downtown

WHAT:

Take your seat at a table at the 2012 Anchorage Go Red For Women luncheon with dedicated women and men just like you. Hear their survivor stories, learn how heart disease affects a family and how you can help stop heart disease in our lifetime. Share our mission to fight the No. 1 killer of women.

Star Jones, a lawyer by trade and well known for her roles as talk show host, legal analyst and social commentator, was named American Heart Association’s National Volunteer in 2011 and has received numerous awards and recognition for her work as a Heart Health Advocate. She will be sharing her inspiring survivor story as the keynote speaker for the event.  The Go Red For Women Luncheon is chaired by Jennifer Meyhoff with Mercer.

WHEN:

Friday, March 2, 2012 from 9:30 am – 2:30 pm.

Event Schedule

9:30 - 10 am Registration and Heart Healthy Breakfast   

10 - 11 am Educational Breakout Sessions

11 - 11:30 am Luncheon Registration

11:30 am - 1 pm Luncheon Program

1 - 2:30 pm VIP Book Signing and Reception with Star Jones

WHERE:

Anchorage Marriott Downtown, 820 W. Seventh Avenue, Anchorage

TICKETS:

www.heart.org/anchorage or call 907-865-5300

WHY GO RED?

·         Heart disease is still the No. 1 killer of women. This means mothers, sisters and friends are dying at the rate of one per minute because they don’t know that heart disease kills.

·         1 in 3 American women die of heart disease, compared to 1 in 30 women that die of breast cancer.

·         Ninety percent of women have one or more risk factors for developing heart disease.

·         Eighty percent of cardiac events in women may be prevented if they make the right choices for their hearts, involving diet, exercise and abstinence from smoking.

SPONSORS:

The Go Red For Women Luncheon in Anchorage is locally sponsored by Providence Alaska Medical Center, Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska, BP, Alyeska Pipeline, United Healthcare, Medical Park Family Care, GCI and Wacky Women Golf League. Go Red For Women is nationally sponsored by Macy’s and Merck & Co., Inc.

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