During American Stroke Month in May, the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) is encouraging Mainers to join together to end one of the leading causes of death and preventable disability in the state and in the U.S. Despite claiming more than 133,000 lives annually and being a leading cause of serious, long-term disability in
May is American Stroke Month: Maine Survivors Share Their Stories
The 2018 Go Red For Women Luncheon, held on its snow date of March 20, attracted 550 guests at the Holiday Inn By the Bay in Portland to support the American Heart Association (AHA) in Maine’s mission to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. The 2018 Crystal Heart Awards were presented to
Calling all runners! The American Heart Association’s (AHA) 3rd annual HeartStrong 10K will take place on Sunday, April 15 in Portland. The event’s fundraising goal is $15,000 to benefit the lifesaving work of the AHA in Maine. Sheri Piers of Falmouth has teamed up with the AHA for this year’s HeartStrong 10K. Piers, known
The 2018 Go Red Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, March 13th at the Holiday Inn By the Bay in Portland. This 9th annual American Heart Association (AHA) event aims to educate attendees about heart disease and stroke in women while raising research funds to help educate, diagnose, and treat these diseases. This year’s Luncheon
The American Heart Association’s (AHA) “Heart Healthy School Award” is a national award given to only one school in the United States. This year’s winner is Coastal Ridge Elementary School in York, Maine and was chose out of 500 nominees nationwide. Coastal Ridge Elementary has participated in the AHA’s Jump Rope For Heart program for
Heart defects are the leading birth defect in Maine children. The American Heart Association is hosting its 3rd annual “Little Heart Hero Day” – an afternoon of fun and networking for children with congenital heart defects and their families – on Sunday, November 19 from 1-3 pm at the OA Centers for Orthopaedics in Saco.
The American Heart Association (AHA) is the nation’s oldest, largest voluntary organization devoted to reducing cardiovascular disease and stroke risks. The AHA in Maine recently appointed several new members to its Board of Directors. The AHA also announced that three Maine residents currently serve on
The 13th annual Go Red For Women event for York County is scheduled for Wednesday, October 25th at The Nonantum Resort in Kennebunkport. This American Heart Association (AHA) event is focused on raising awareness of cardiovascular diseases and stroke in women as well as educating attendees on how to prevent this widespread health threat.
Under the guidance of PE Teacher, Dan Cyr, students at Madawaska Elementary raised over $13,000 through the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Jump Rope for Heart program this past year. Out 165 schools in Maine who participated, Madawaska Elementary raised the fifth highest amount in the state. Two students at Madawaska Elementary were the number
The 19th annual Central Maine Heart Walk will take place on Sunday, September 10th in Lewiston/Auburn to benefit the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA). The AHA’s largest event in Central Maine, the Heart Walk draws more than 1,000 walkers who together raised more than $130,000 last year. Shawn Reed, Great Falls Marketing’s Vice