WHAT: The Go Red Mohawk Valley Digital Experience, a one-hour Zoom event focused on improving women’s heart health.
WHEN: Wednesday, June 9, 2021, noon to 1 p.m.
WHERE: Zoom. Register at UticaGoRed.Heart.org, and you will immediately receive the link via email.
WHO: Kristy Mandour, Sow to Speak, will give the keynote address, focusing on how women’s efforts to be Super Woman can work against them.
Rosalind Passley, 56, of Rome, a stroke survivor.
The Teens of Impact, sponsored by First Source Federal Credit Union. Three Mohawk Valley teens are among 13 statewide teens supporting the American Heart Association with activities and fundraising in a nine-week period. One teen will receive a $1,000 scholarship.
Sherri Spina, a mindfulness consultant, will welcome us with a centering moment.
WHY: Heart disease is a woman’s No. 1 health threat. Go Red for Women is the American Heart Association’s initiative that raises awareness about heart disease in women while raising funds to fight it. After a difficult pandemic year, the Go Red Mohawk Valley event is focusing on mental and physical health. Guests will have an opportunity to open their hearts and donate to the Go Red for Women movement.
About Go Red Mohawk Valley
The 2021 Go Red Mohawk Valley is set for Wednesday, June 9, at noon on Zoom. Kristy Mandour of Sow To Speak will be the keynote speaker. Sherri Spina will share a mindfulness moment. Rosalind Passley with share her story of surviving stroke. The Teens of Impact will be introduced, and guests will have a chance to donate to Go Red for Women. Small group chats will round out the day. Kaylin Broadwell of Lite 98.7 will emcee. CVS Health is the national sponsor of Go Red for Women. Local sponsors include First Source Federal Credit Union (sponsor of the Teen of Impact campaign in the Mohawk Valley), Northwestern Mutual Health, Standard Insulating, Excellus Blue Shield, Pro Media Services and Lite 98.7. For information and to register, visit UticaGoRed.heart.org or contact Sarah.Stevens@heart.org.
About the American Heart Association
The American Heart Association is devoted to saving people from heart disease and stroke – the two leading causes of death in the world. We team with millions of volunteers to fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide lifesaving tools and information to prevent and treat these diseases. The Dallas-based association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. To learn more or to get involved, call 1-800-AHA-USA1, visit heart.org or call any of our offices around the country. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.