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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

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2022 Ohio Valley Walk Chair shares story of survival

Dr. Mike Campsey is a cardiologist with WVU Medicine Wheeling Hospital. For obvious reasons, he wanted to chair this year’s Ohio Valley Heart Walk. But he also has an even more personal reason – Dr. Campsey is also a stroke survivor.He shares his story with WTRF in the lead-up to the walk. https://www.wtrf.com/top-stories/wheeling-doctor-says-a-stroke-can-happen-to-anyone-even-him/

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Mount Pleasant Elementary School receives grant for health resources

The American Heart Association’s school-based youth programs, Kids Heart Challenge™ and American Heart Challenge™, awarded $2,500 to Mount Pleasant Elementary School in Roanoke, for physical activity equipment. The annual grant program supports schools by funding resources to extend school wellness programs. The grant the school received will help purchase a “Systems of Adventure Wall” for

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Mount Pleasant Elementary School receives grant for health resources

The American Heart Association’s school-based youth programs, Kids Heart Challenge™ and American Heart Challenge™, awarded $2,500 to Mount Pleasant Elementary School in Roanoke, for physical activity equipment. The annual grant program supports schools by funding resources to extend school wellness programs. The grant the school received will help purchase a “Systems of Adventure Wall” for

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Bringing a love of fruits and veggies to Orange County VA

Our Community Impact Director, Brittanie Vogen, shares this amazing story of a new partnership designed to bring a love of fresh fruits and vegetables to students in Orange County, VA   At the end of May 2022, the American Heart Association and the Office on Youth initiated introductions for community impact work within Orange County,