hidden Eric and Autum Edwards to Chair 2022 Heart of Richmond Effort

Eric and Autum Edwards to Chair 2022 Heart of Richmond Effort

The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, has named Autum and husband Eric Edwards, CEO of Phlow Corporation, as co-chairs of the Heart of Richmond campaign. In this role, they are focused on driving equitable health for every member of our community, with a special

hidden Mitch Haddon Named Chair of the American Heart Association’s Eastern States Region Board of Directors

Mitch Haddon Named Chair of the American Heart Association’s Eastern States Region Board of Directors

Mitch Haddon has assumed the role of Chair of the Board of Directors for the Eastern States region of the American Heart Association (AHA), the world’s leading voluntary health organization dedicated to building longer, healthier lives free of cardiovascular diseases and strokes. Haddon currently is President and Chief Executive Officer of ColonialWebb Contractors Company and

hidden Community Unity in Action: Keepin’ it Real Healthy

Community Unity in Action: Keepin’ it Real Healthy

The American Heart Association works collaboratively with organizations and community leaders across Virginia to improve the health of all. AHA is an organizational member of Richmond based Community Unity in Action (CUIA) – a collective comprised of more than 20 non-profits with five focus areas to advance food justice within the Food Justice Corridor. The

hidden AHA President Draws on Organization’s Past at International Stroke Conference to Show Path to the Future

AHA President Draws on Organization’s Past at International Stroke Conference to Show Path to the Future

When the American Heart Association was founded in 1924, among the first challenges the new organization faced was a different infectious illness than the one society faces today: streptococcal disease. Children suffering from rheumatic fever occupied almost a quarter of pediatric beds. While doctors and nurses cared for them, the Heart Association worked to educate

hidden AHA CEO Nancy Brown Opens International Stroke Conference with $230 Million Commitment to Heart and Brain Health

AHA CEO Nancy Brown Opens International Stroke Conference with $230 Million Commitment to Heart and Brain Health

“We’ve put ourselves on the clock. We aim to achieve measurable results by our 100th anniversary in 2024.” These words from American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown during the opening session of the 46th International Stroke Conference truly set the tone for the meetings. The conference, the world’s premier meeting dedicated to the science and

hidden Simple Cooking With Heart Teaches Skills and Healthy Habits

Simple Cooking With Heart Teaches Skills and Healthy Habits

Throughout December, the American Heart Association, Richmond Public Schools Engagement Office, and Chef Ray Britt brought together students from Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School at the Market at 25th to ignite a passion for cooking. Through hands-on cooking experience, students increase their knowledge and healthy cooking habits, empowering them and their families to live

hidden Chef Jason Creates Generational Change Through Healthy Eating

Chef Jason Creates Generational Change Through Healthy Eating

Healthy eating starts with healthy food choices, and eating together with your family has been proven to have many benefits beyond a better diet. You don’t need to be a chef to create nutritious, heart-healthy meals your family will love. Throughout May and June, Chef Jason Muckle with CHEW (Cooking for Health Education and Wellness)

hidden American Heart Association Advocates Affect Sustainable Change for the Health of All Virginians

American Heart Association Advocates Affect Sustainable Change for the Health of All Virginians

Because of the dedication of AHA supporters and volunteers statewide, it was a landmark year of public policy achievements for cardiovascular health in the Commonwealth of Virginia. These successes demonstrate that constituents have the power to make significant change when they join in the fight against heart disease and stroke. “As a stroke survivor and

hidden Tackling Teen Vaping in Henrico

Tackling Teen Vaping in Henrico

The American Heart Association is deeply concerned about the public health crisis facing our country. Our top priority regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) is the health and well-being of all individuals and their families today and in the future, in every community, everywhere. Millions of people are counting on us for science-based information, health resources, community programs