hidden Peter Lancette named chair of Central Massachusetts Heart and Stroke Ball

Peter Lancette named chair of Central Massachusetts Heart and Stroke Ball

Peter Lancette, chief executive officer of Fairlawn Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Encompass Health, has been named chair of the 2023 Central Massachusetts Heart and Stroke Ball. The Heart and Stroke Ball celebrates progress made through the dedication and passion of all who support the American Heart Association’s Heart of Central Massachusetts, a year-round effort

hidden Gilford’s Ella Denney named one of ten national American Heart Association Youth Heart Ambassadors

Gilford’s Ella Denney named one of ten national American Heart Association Youth Heart Ambassadors

In loss, New Hampshire teen heart survivor found her purpose The American Heart Association has selected the 2022-2023 class of Youth Heart Ambassadors to be the face and voice in the Associations’ in-school initiatives. Ella Denney, a 17-year-old Gilford High School student, was selected as one of ten youth across the country for this volunteer

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Heart Healthy Hunting – Delaney Roberts

Delaney Roberts is a student at Wahama High School. For our Heart Healthy Hunting campaign, she bravely shares for the first time the story of how she lost her Grandfather when he had a heart attack while out hunting. She encourages everyone to practice Heart Healthy Hunting so that they never have to go through

hidden Sentara Hospital, Regional Presidents to Co-Chair 2023 Hampton Roads Heart & Stroke Ball

Sentara Hospital, Regional Presidents to Co-Chair 2023 Hampton Roads Heart & Stroke Ball

Two Sentara Healthcare executives will co-chair the American Heart Association’s annual Heart & Stroke Ball in 2023. Liisa Ortegon, President of Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, and Terrie Edwards, Southside Region President, will also co-lead a continuing campaign called Heart of Hampton Roads, which is focused on improving health equity and preventing heart attacks and strokes.

hidden Stephanie Jones of Conemaugh Health System to chair 2023 Cambria Somerset Heart Ball

Stephanie Jones of Conemaugh Health System to chair 2023 Cambria Somerset Heart Ball

As plans are underway for the 2023 Cambria Somerset Heart Ball, Stephanie Jones, director of cardiovascular and respiratory services at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, has been named chair of this year’s community-wide campaign. The Heart Ball celebrates progress made through the dedication and passion of all who support the American Heart Association

hidden Two volunteers awarded with the Leadership Legacy Award for impactful work

Two volunteers awarded with the Leadership Legacy Award for impactful work

The American Heart Association proudly recognizes Dr. Joonun (Chris) Choi and Sarah Yeager with the Leadership Legacy Award in Connecticut. The Leadership Legacy Award is a national award which recognizes current and alumni volunteers for exceptional service and contributions over a significant period of time. Dr. Choi began his involvement with the American Heart Association

hidden American Heart Association Names New Executive Director in Westchester & Fairfield Counties

American Heart Association Names New Executive Director in Westchester & Fairfield Counties

New executive comes home to New York to fight heart disease and stroke Amanda Palumbo, a Hudson Valley native, has been named the Executive Director of the American Heart Association (AHA) in Westchester & Fairfield, CT Counties. Ms. Palumbo’s primary responsibilities will include identifying, recruiting and engaging strong volunteer leadership; managing a high performing staff

hidden WickedLocal talks to Massachusetts stroke survivors, doctors about risks, warnings signs

WickedLocal talks to Massachusetts stroke survivors, doctors about risks, warnings signs

A stroke can happen to anyone at any point in their lifetime. Two Massachusetts stroke survivors, Jayme Kelly and Valerie Giglio, recently talked about their experience in a story from WickedLocal.com. In addition to telling Giglio and Kelly’s personal stories with stroke, the piece quotes several health experts who share stroke warning signs and prevention