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Leo Miller – A Survivor’s Story

Leo’s mother, Valerie Miller, shares her son’s story with the Eastern States blog. Leo is the Honorary Chair of the 2021 Charleston Heart Walk. Leo was born in March of 2018 after a normal and healthy pregnancy with no inclination of anything being wrong. While waiting for discharge papers, the pediatrician came in and told

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Ohio Valley Women of Impact: Jayla Robinson

As part of our 2021 Ohio Valley Women of Impact campaign, each participant is sharing their story as to why they are participating in the event. This entry is from Jayla Robinson. I am honored to be nominated as a Women of Impact for the 2021 year and raise needed funds for the American Heart

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Ohio Valley Women of Impact: Missy Yeso

As part of our 2021 Ohio Valley Women of Impact campaign, each participant is sharing their story as to why they are participating in the event. This entry is from Missy Yeso, Executive with Novo Nordisk. My name is Missy Yeso and I’m from the Buckeye State… and we have HEART!! I was raised to

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Ohio Valley Women of Impact: Jill Spangler

As part of our 2021 Ohio Valley Women of Impact campaign, each participant is sharing their story as to why they are participating in the event. This is the second entry from Jill Spangler. I am honored to be a nominee for the Ohio Valley Women of Impact Campaign for the American Heart Association. I

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Ohio Valley Women of Impact: Lauren Hersey

As part of our 2021 Ohio Valley Women of Impact campaign, each participant is sharing their story as to why they are participating in the event. This is the first entry from Lauren Hersey. 3 Things That I wish I Would Have Known Sooner About Women’s Wellness By Lauren Hersey Can you remember a time

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Jacqueline Stone – Living Fierce and Beating Stroke

Jacqueline Stone and her husband, BK Fulton, share her incredible story of surviving a massive stroke. Jacqueline is a living miracle and a fantastic example of what it means to “Live Fierce” and keep fighting! Here is their story, as shared for the 2021 Charlottesville Heart & Stroke Ball!

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April McLane – A Story of Survival for American Stroke Month

Tom McLane, April’s husband, helps share his wife’s story. April lives fierce every single day and, as you’ll soon learn, she continues to overcome her complications from stroke while maintaining an active, happy life.    On June 18, 2014, April had a massive stroke. She was a healthy 37-year-old mother of two who had no

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Stevie Mooney – A Mother’s Story of Survival

Stevie Mooney is a woman who truly “lives fierce”, being a mother, wife, coach, teacher and more! She has an active lifestyle but her life took a major change when she suffered a heart attack. Here is her story, which will amaze and inspire you! Hi! My name is Stevie Mooney and I would like