Twin Cities Young Professional Ambassadors

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Twin Cities Young Professional Ambassadors Application

Who We Are


We are a group of leaders who want to take action and make a difference by increasing awareness, education, and funds for cardiovascular disease and stroke while building a healthier Twin Cities.

It's about friends and coworkers to educate, inspire and develop the habit of philanthropy dedicated to changing the health of current and future generations.  

  • Largest voluntary healthy organization  in the United States
  • Funded $3.7 Billion in research since 1949
  • Network with fortune 500 companies and leaders
  • Focus on fitness and nutrition

Find out more about our ambassadors!



A Young Survivor's Story

Upcoming Events
Date Event
Wednesday, January 18th 

Ambassador Quarterly Meeting

Friday, February 3rd National Wear Red Day

*February is National Heart Month. Share information all month long with your friends,  family members, and coworkers about how to prevent heart disease.
Saturday, February 11th
Mall of America, Bloomington
11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Go Red for Women - MOA

Attend this free health expo throughout MOA with information, give-aways and fun for all ages.

  • Go Red Fashion Show - by Boston Scientific
  • Pets Go Red Fashion Show - by St. Jude Medical
  • CPR Training for people and pets - by St. Jude Medical
  • Spicy Cooking Demos - by Medtronic
  • Latin Dancing and Live Singing
Tuesday, February 14th
McNamara Alumni Center, Univ. of MN, Minneapolis
7:15 a.m.-10 a.m

Advancing Sciences Breakfast

Learn about the cutting-edge research the association is funding here in Minnesota and what is needed to advance the latest lifesaving break through.

Saturday, February 18th
Downtown Minneapolis
10 am - 6:00 p.m.

Pub & Putt (Volunteer/Fundraise/Social)

A fun and quirky event for all. Event combines the pastime of miniature golf with the fun of a bar crawl! Volunteer during the golf event and in turn raise money for the AHA!

Wed. April 5th Ambassador Quarterly Meeting
Thursday, April 6th
Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
8 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Minnesotans for Healthy Kids Day

Join with other advocates to talk with local legislators about the importance of policies that make our communities and children active and healthy.

Saturday, April 29th
Target Field
7 a.m 

Twin Cities Heart Walk (Volunteer/Fundraise/Recruit/Advocate)

Enjoy family friendly activities and an opening ceremonies program including mascot races. Then, walk to support heart disease and stroke research in a 1 or 3 mile route starting at Target Field and going through Downtown Minneapolis.

Ambassadors host a booth at the walk.

Twin Cities Heart Walk Post Party (Volunteer/Fundraise/Recruit/Social)

Ambassador coordinated and hosted post heart walk event immediately following heart walk.


Stroke Awareness Month

Bring awareness to the warning signs of a stroke: F.A.S.T.

May (TBD) 

Ambassador Luncheon (Social)

Network with other Ambassadors and discuss upcoming events.

June Donor and Volunteer Appreciation (Social/Network/Recognition)
Wednesday, July 12th Ambassador Quarterly Meeting
July (TBD) Gary Burke Golf Event (Volunteer/Fundrasing)
August (TBD) Ambassador Summer Bash (Social)
September Heart and Stroke Gala Patron Party  (Social/Network)
Wednesday, October 11th Ambassador Quarterly Meeting
Saturday, November 18th Minneapolis Convention Center Twin Cities Heart and Stroke Gala (Volunteer/Fundraising)
December (TBD)  Ambassador Holiday Party (Social)


Join the AHA Conversation

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For more information on the Heart & Stroke Ambassador Program and Events, contact Ambassador President, Ryan Oertel  (320) 492-9393
Become an Ambassador


Becoming an ambassador offers you the chance to help save lives in your community with a respected national nonprofit, meet inspiring survivors, and network with leaders and executives within some of the Twin Cities top companies. 

Heart and Stroke Ambassadors offer involvement through:
  • Social Events
  • Fundraising
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Mentorships
  • Educational Forums
  • Black Tie Galas
  • Advocacy At the Capitol
  • Corporate Campaigns
Join Us Today