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Red Dress Collection Livestream Party Hosted by Franklin Square Capital Partners
The Go Red For Women Red Dress Collection is a fashion show held every February in New York City as the official kick-off to Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Elegant, custom-designed red couture gowns are modeled by top celebrities who have joined with Go Red For Women to publicly promote the fight against heart disease in women.

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Wear Red Day
Through the Go Red For Women initiative, the American Heart Association makes a passionate call to action to women to prioritize their heart health and to live healthier, stronger lives. One in three women will die of heart disease or stroke, as opposed to one in thirty who will die of breast cancer. In spite of these statistics, many women continue to identify cancer as their number one health risk. In fact, heart disease kills women more than all forms of cancer combined.

By wearing red on Friday, February 5, 2016, everyone showed their support to raise awareness for heart disease and stroke. Thousands of women, men, companies, organizations, and cities across America help the American Heart Association support critical research and education for heart disease.

Lankenau Heart Institute's Joanne Magnatta conducted several on-air interviews explaining the importance of AHA's mission and Wear Red Day!
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Red Dress Preview Party
Leaders of the Go Red For Women Campaign gathered for an evening of style at the 2016 Red Dress Preview Party. Guests enjoyed the beautiful Philadelphia Mutter Museum and beautiful fashion, in addition to receiving empowering information about taking charge of their health. The Red Dress Preview Party featured a Red Dress runway show by upcoming designers from Philadelphia University's fashion design program. Winning dresses were chosen and put on display at the Go Red For Women Luncheon and in Macy's Center City store windows. Lisa Davis, of Penn Mutual moderated a lively discussion about financial health and stability.
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The Gift Gathering Party
Hors d'oeuvres and refreshments were served at Conrad O'Brien PC in Center City, as we collected beautiful packages for the Go Red For Women silent auction. This event, hosted by Executive Leadership Committee member Kevin Kent was an opportunity for us to come together to network, celebrate, and contribute to silent auction, which raised more than $10,000 at the Go Red For Women Luncheon. Guests were asked to bring a basket for the auction, valuing at least $150 dollars. A prize was awarded for the most creative basket.

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The Go Red for Women Luncheon
Hosted by NBC 10's Katy Zachry and chaired by Danielle Gureghian, Executive VP of CSMI, this year's Go Red For Women Luncheon, held May 13th at the Crystal Tea Room raised $1.34 million. Inspirational speakers included the 2016 Philadelphia Go Red Champion Dr. Kate Hawthorne of Lankenau Heart Institute and Dr. Deborah Crabbe of Temple University, the 2016 Woman of Heart. Lorie DiPaul, a cardiac survivor and young mother of 2 shared her moving and inspirational story, raising $40,000 during the Open Your Heart portion of the luncheon.
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Circle of Red Get Your Heart in the Game
Hosted by Circle of Red Chair, Stephanie Austin, the first annual event featured a lively round-robin of play and food at the Delaware Valley Tennis Academy in Bryn Mawr. Circle of Red, a committee of passionate women in Philadelphia, who are committed to influencing the impact of health and wellness in our community, raise funds and awareness for the AHA mission.
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Margaret Walker
Sr. Director - Go Red For Women
(215) 575-5258

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American Heart Association
One Penn Center
1617 JFK Blvd. Suite 700
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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