Central Indiana Newsroom

Updated:Dec 4,2014

  Recent News Releases
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

More than 329,000 Indiana students will celebrate 35 years of Jump Rope For Heart.

2/13/14 The American Heart Association names Fit-Friendly Companies in Indiana. Worksite wellness programs help lower healthcare costs and improve employees’ health.
2/5/14 National Wear Red Day is Friday, Feb. 7. The American Heart Association encourages everyone to wear red in celebration of the 10th Birthday of Go Red For Women, while also raising awareness of heart disease.
1/8/14 Eleven "Real Women. Real Change." finalists will represent Go Red For Women in Indianapolis at select 2014 events. Each of the women made positive changes in their lifestyle.
11/14/13 Indianapolis Metropolitan Board was recognized by the national American Heart Association  for being one of the top local boards in the country with the prestigious AHA Gold designation for excellence
11/4/13 American Heart Association shares tips for National Eating Healthy Day, Nov. 6.  Adopting healthy behaviors happens one day at a time.
11/4/13 Darcy Burthay, RN, MSN, St.Vincent Indianapolis Hospital, will chair the American Heart Association’s 2014 Go Red For Women Celebration
10/22/13 Sixteen $2,500 national scholarships are being offered to multicultural women pursuing higher education in health care. Applications close Dec. 31.
10/9/13 The American Heart Association is seeking nominations of local women for the "Real Women. Real Change." program presented by UnitedHealthcare.
Nominations close Nov. 30.