Heart Events this February



The heart month is in full swing and there are lots of heart(y) activities for you to check out and join.

Macy’s Wear Red Sale

Starts on Wednesday, February 2 and ends on February 6
Come wearing red and get an extra 20% off!

Four ways to save during the Wear Red Sale!

  1. Wear red to any store and receive extra savings!
  2. Purchase a Red Dress Pin for $2 at any Macy’s store. Macy’s will donate 100% of all Red Dress Pin sales to the American Heart Associations’s Go Red For Women movement.
  3. Use your Macy’s Card to make a purchase
  4. Shop online using promo code: WEARRED

 

“Go Red” Twitter Party/Go Red Por Tu Corazon

On February 2 at 8 pm/7CT. In this Twitter party, top Latina bloggers will discuss heart disease among Latinas, and they can protect themselves.

The Heart Truth’s Red Dress Collection Fashion Show 2011

On Wednesday, February 9, 2011, The Heart Truth will open Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week with its annual Red Dress Collection Fashion Show. As the runway lights shine on the generous participation of celebrities and designers, we will showcase the power of the Red Dress in encouraging women to protect their heart health. The Heart Truth’s Red Dress Collection 2011 is presented by Diet Coke with national sponsor Swarovski and partners Bobbi Brown Cosmetics and AOL Inc.

The collection will be auctioned to the public at www.clothesoffourback.org. Proceeds will benefit the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health and will be used to further efforts related to women’s heart health awareness and research.

2011 International Stroke Conference

Starts on February 9 in Los Angeles, California

Williston Go Red with Blood Pressure Screenings

On February 4, Williston State College in Williston, North Dakota is offering

 

Go Red for Women Girlfriends Challenge

From January 2 to April 2, 2011, four teams of women will take the challenge to improve their heart health. Through educational sessions, new exercise options and realistic goal-setting, teams will encourage and support each other to make lifestyle changes and improve their health (University of Wisconsin).

Red Dress Dash.

On February 3, 2011, wear your best or warmest red dress and dash from the Monona Terrace to the State Capitol (Wisconsin) to increase awareness of women and heart disease.

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