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Updated:Apr 1,2014

American Heart Association in Wisconsin

American Heart Association in Wisconsin


 
 
News Releases in Wisconsin
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.
3/11/14The American Heart Association applauds bipartisan passage of the Healthy Jobs Act which is a grant program to assist in creating workplace wellness programs in Wisconsin small businesses.
3/3/14The American Heart Association thanks Governor Walker for signing SB 523 to improve Wisconsin’s newborn screening program.
2/11/14The Senate strengthened Wisconsin’s Newborn Screening Program keeping up with technology advancements, and ensuring early detection of heart defects.
2/11/14Hayward, Wisconsin on path to be top Jump Rope For Heart school in the nation..
Digital newsroom for images, HD video interviews and B-ROLL to supply this story can be found here: www.heart.org/haywardjumps
2/6/14PRESS KIT: Wisconsin American Heart Month  Wear Red Day Feb. 7
2/5/14Southeast Wisconsin will once again be a sea of red on Friday, February 7th - National Wear Red Day.
2/3/14MEDIA INVITE:Madison's Overture Center Lights Red Tonight in honor of American Heart Month
1/31/14February is American Heart Month. The American Heart Association takes this special opportunity to educate the public about the vital role living a healthy lifestyle plays in preventing heart disease and stroke.
1/13/14Check. Change. Control.TM is a program in Southeast Wisconsin to help people lower their blood pressure.
1/3/14Extreme cold weather is a risk for children, the elderly and those with heart disease. People with coronary heart disease often suffer angina pectoris (chest pain or discomfort) when they're in cold weather.
10/17Racine-Kenosha Heart Walk aims to raise $50,000. Fundraiser features a fall theme - fun for the whole family
10/3Sheboygan County Heart Walk, Saturday, Oct. 5th aims to raise $45,000 at the annual fundraiser to scare heart disease.
9/27Nearly 5,000 expected for the Milwauke Heart Walk at Veterans Park on Sunday, September 29th. The fundraiser will provide education on heart health.
9/16Thomas Pina Windsor, Executive Vice President at SysLogic, Inc., Brookfield, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the American Heart Association, Midwest Affiliate.
8/22Vickie Winans to help fight against stroke. Gospel concert and health expo aim to empower community.
7/16We are seeking Sheboygan area nominees for a Lifestyle Change Award. Do you know someone who has made lifestyle changes to improve their heart health?
6/18American Heart Association's new urban race, HeartChase, comes to Waukesha County.
 
6/5AHA & Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation joined in a national awareness campaign of Hands-Only CPR.
 
5/30Media Alert: Wed., June 12, Milwaukee is a stop on the Hands-Only CPR Mobile Tour at Cathedral Square Park.
 
5/9River Trail Elementary MPS students to plant state's first Teaching Garden
 
5/1AHA launches Milwaukee Heart Walk Executive Challenge. David Carpenter, President of Chr. Hansen is the first to raise $5,000.
 
4/11Rockledge Primary & Intermediate ranks with top schools in Wisconsin for AHA fundraising
4/3"Show Us Your Moves" this April. Instagram promotion launches on National Walking Day, encourages activity.
 
4/2Wisconsin legislation to screen newborns for congenital heart defects was introduced.
 
3/29American Heart Association announces partnership with the Bon-Ton Stores exceeds $100K fundraising goal with inaugural "Love Your Heart" promotions.