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Updated:May 18,2015

American Heart Association in Wisconsin

American Heart Association in Wisconsin


 
 
News Releases in Wisconsin
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
3/12/15

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.
6/24/14

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

Follow Wisconsin Twitter at AmerHeartWisc


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