The American Heart Association and Webster Central School District celebrate four new walking paths

ROCHESTER, June 11, 2018 - -The American Heart Association, the world's leading voluntary organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke in partnership with the Webster Central School District (WCSD) is proud to announce four new walking paths at Spry Middle School, Webster Thomas High School, Webster Schroeder High School and Willink Middle School. A walking [...]

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The 2018 Rochester Heart Ball raises $370,000

ROCHESTER, NY (May 19, 2018)  On Saturday, May 19th, 2018, Phil Muscato, Senior Vice President of KeyBank and Chair of the 2018 Rochester Heart Ball along with over 400 guests celebrated the mission and work of the American Heart Association in our community raising $370,000. The 2018 Rochester Heart Ball was held at Oak Hill Country Club on Saturday, May [...]

By |May 30th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

THIS WEEK, Tobacco 21 was a priority for American Heart Association, American Lung Association and New York State Public Health advocates as they gathered at the Capitol

  THIS WEEK, Tobacco 21 was a priority for American Heart Association, American Lung Association and New York State Public Health advocates as they gathered at the Capitol Cardiologist, former smoker, teen among the 50 volunteers, who asked their legislators to protect the state's youth by raising the minimum legal sales age for tobacco to 21 this week The statistics [...]

By |May 10th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

THIS WEEK, Tobacco 21 was a priority for American Heart Association, American Lung Association and New York State Public Health advocates as they gathered at the Capitol Cardiologist, former smoker, teen among the 50 volunteers, who asked their legislators to protect the state's youth by raising the minimum legal sales age for tobacco to 21 this week The statistics are [...]

By |May 10th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

2018 Rochester Heart Walk & Run at Frontier Field raised $760,000 funding critical research, education and community programs in Rochester

      Rochester, NY - - Over 4,000 individuals braved the cold temperatures this morning to help fight heart disease and stroke at the Rochester Heart Walk & Run today, at Frontier Field. The event was a celebration of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's year-round opportunities to create a healthier Rochester. The Rochester Heart Walk & Run presenting sponsor was Paychex. This [...]

Don’t miss the 28th Rochester Heart Walk & Run Saturday, April 14th at Frontier Field

28th ROCHESTER HEART WALK & RUN WHO:       8,000 walkers and runners; Marty Mucci, President and CEO of Paychex & 2018 Chair                               Heart Walk & Run; Drew Marshall, Lifestyle Change Award Winner WHAT:     2018 Rochester Heart Walk & Run WHERE:  Frontier [...]

By |April 12th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

April is Move More Month by Cindy Chan Phillips

April is Move More Month. The American Heart Association encourages all Americans to commit to being more active on a daily basis. A recent study from the University of Birmingham found that a group of elderly cyclists have immune systems of much younger people. Staying active does keep the body young and healthy. Every Day Habits I was recently a [...]

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American Heart Association recognizes six local companies for workplace health achievement

Scientific, evidenced-based instrument rates, recognizes workplace health programs and workforce heart health (ROCHESTER – September 19, 2017) – The 2017 results of the American Heart Association Workplace Health Achievement Index were announced and six local companies achieved Gold, Silver and Bronze level recognition for taking significant steps to build a culture of health in the workplace. Constellation Brands and Walsh [...]

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Over 7,000 attended 2017 Rochester Heart Walk & Run at Frontier Field raising $748,000 up from previous year

Over 7,000 individuals participated in the Rochester Heart Walk & Run event Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Frontier Field to support heart disease and stroke research and programs of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA). The Rochester Heart Walk & Run is one celebratory day in the year-round opportunity to take those small steps towards a healthier Rochester.  This year marks the 27th [...]

By |April 24th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

2017 Rochester Heart Walk & Run April 22nd @ Frontier Field

MEDIA ALERT! MEDIA ALERT! MEDIA ALERT! 2017 ROCHESTER HEART WALK & RUN WHO:                   Rochester American Heart Association WHAT:                 2017 Rochester Heart Walk & Run WHERE:              Frontier Field WHEN:                April 22, 2017. Registration opens at 7 a.m./Program begins at 8:30 a.m./Walk & Run start at 9 a.m. Pre-registration is not necessary. Anyone can come and walk or run! WHY:                  Money raised funds critical research, [...]

By |April 21st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments