Central Indiana Newsroom

Updated:Feb 9,2015

  Recent News Releases
2/9/15 The American Heart Association named 57 Fit-Friendly Worksites in Indiana. Worksite wellness programs help lower healthcare costs and improve employees' health.
1/7/15 Ten “Real Women. Real Change.” Finalists will  serve as local Go Red For Women ambassadors at select Indianapolis AHA events.
12/1/14 Four prominent local leaders recently joined the American Heart Association’s Indianapolis Metropolitan Board of Directors: Mike Arnoult, Thomas P. Brown, Dr. Debra Carter Miller and Calvin Roberson.
11/25/14 The American Heart Association celebrates the Indiana Department of Health Cardiovascular Program for At-Risk Populations,WISEWOMAN which provides screenings for women.
11/4/14 American Heart Association serves up fruits and veggies on National Eating Healthy Day, Wednesday, Nov. 5th.
9/30/14 Nominations are open through Nov. 1, 2014 for Indiana women who have made positive changes to lead a heart-healthy lifestyle to participate in our second annual "Real Women. Real Change." program presented by UnitedHealthcare. 
8/27/14 More than 315,000 Indiana high school students will learn CPR during the next four years thanks to a new law that went into effect July 1 requiring all high schools to provide instruction in the life-saving skills.
8/26/14 The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and St. Vincent are launching a new “Together To End Stroke” partnership to help reduce the burden of stroke in Central Indiana.
6/25/14 Tea Party in Wonderland is July 19 in Brownsburg, giving women and girls a magical experience while educating them about heart health and benefitting the American Heart Association.
6/12/14 IU Health commits $50,000 to sponsor 30th Annual Heart Ball to be held in May, 2015. The 2015 Heart Ball is chaired by Bill McConnell, chief information officer for IU Health
5/30/14 National CPR Awareness Week is June 1-7. Taking one minute to learn Hands-Only CPR could save a life.

Students at Nora Elementary School planted an American Heart Association Teaching Garden  giving the kids a real-life laboratory to learn and experience healthy eating. Funded by Capital Group, it is the ninth American Heart Association Teaching Garden in metro Indianapolis.

5/1/14 May is American Stroke Month. Knowing these two things may save a life from stroke. Are you at risk for stroke? Know the stroke warning signs and what to do in a stroke emergency.
4/8/14 One year after undergoing heart surgery, Lilly CEO John C. Lechleiter, Ph.D., will be the featured speaker at the American Heart Association’s 29th annual Heart Ball on May 17