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Updated:Dec 16,2015

American Heart Association in Wisconsin

American Heart Association in Wisconsin

News Releases in Wisconsin
11/30/15Calling All Knitters - Wisconsin Needs Your Help!
8/7/15Fellas Making History: Man Up 5K Wellness Walk For Men to step off in Milwaukee on August 15th.
6/3/15CPR Awareness Week June 1st – 7th - It only takes 60 seconds to learn how to save a life.
5/18/15American Heart Association to present $3.7 Million Grant, Tuesday, May 19th.  Money will fund hypertension research at the Medical College of Wisconsin.
4/30/15May is American Stroke Month - Most Americans don't know common stroke signs
4/6/15Washington Co. Heart Walk and Fun Run Steps Off May 16.
3/25/15American Heart Association Celebrates National Walking Day at Law Park.
3/20/15Public encourage to get up and walk for 30 minutes on National Walking Day, Wednesday, April 1, 2015

March is Nutrition Month and one of the easiest ways to take control of your food choices is to watch your sodium!

2/11/15The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association is now accepting nominations for 2015 Green Bay Heart & Stroke Stars.
2/4/15February is American Heart Month!  Make the choice to reduce your cardiovascular disease risk with seven easy steps.
1/27/15Lights! Camera! Health! features health information for Hispanic women and the movie event McFarland, USA at the Majestic Theater on Feb. 4.    English      Spanish
10/30/14Black Creek Elementary School supports fellow student preparing for heart surgery through Jump Rope For Heart.
10/13/14TheRacine-Kenosha Heart Walk & Fun Runsteps off Saturday, Oct. 18th at Gateway Technical College. The 5K Fun Run will start at 9:15 prior to the program.
9/25/14Milwaukee Heart Walk & Fun Run is Sunday, Sept. 28 at the lakefront Veterans Park.
9/15/14Sheboygan and Manitowoc County Heart Walk & Fun Run is Saturday, Sept. 20 at River Park in Sheboygan Falls to raise awareness about heart disease and stroke.
9/10/14Thank you ceremony at the Sept. 5 football game at Rod Lundberg Field for Hayward Schools tremendous accomplishment of raising $100,000 for Jump Rope For Heart. Denise Marquardt, stroke survivor was the speaker. Sawyer County Record
7/1/14All Wisconsin newborns will be screened for critical congenital heart defects using pulse oximetry prior to hospital discharge. The emergency rule signed by Gov. Walker takes effect July 3rd.

MaryLee Flannigan received the American Heart Association’s national Breakthrough in Innovation Award for her outstanding leadership of Jump Rope For Heart. 

6/19/14Hayward Students Reach Goal, Raise more than $100,000 for American Heart Association; No. 2 Jump Rope For Heart School In the Nation
6/2/14June 1-7 is National CPR & AED Awareness Week. Spread the word and help save lives in an emergency.
5/17/14American Heart Association recognizes Sen. Jerry Petrowski as Legislator of the Year.
5/6/14Washington County Heart Walk Saturday, May 17, celebrates heart heroes like Evelyn Kraklow, walking in honor of her sister Helen, who was born with and survived a critical congenital heart defect,
4/23/14American Heart Association Names Green Bay Heart & Stroke Heroes
4/1/14April 2 is National Walking Day. To encourage everyone to get moving, the American Heart Association of Wisconsin will send a free cookbook to anyone who posts a 30 second walking video to www.facebook.com/AmerHeartWisc.  Share photos, videos or stories with the #AHALaceUp.
3/13/14American Heart Association thanks Governor Walker for signing the Healthy Jobs Act, a grant program that will assist in creating wellness programs for small businesses.

American Heart Association Offices in Wisconsin

2850 Dairy Drive Suite 300
Madison, WI  53718
(608) 221-8866
FAX  (608) 221-9233

1555 N. RiverCenter Drive Suite 212
Milwaukee, WI  53212
(414) 271-9999
(800) 242-9236
FAX (414) 271-3299

Wisconsin Communications Directors

Andrew Krauss, Director
(920) 227-8206

Jay Matz, Director
(414) 227-1420

Juliann Kelly, Communications Coordinator
(414) 227-1458

Jen Riemenschneider
Regional Vice President
(952) 278-7936

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