hidden Southern Tier executive named to leadership role for Heart Walk

Southern Tier executive named to leadership role for Heart Walk

The American Heart Association has named Kathy Breno, Marketing Director at Matthew’s Auto Group, as chairwoman of the 2023 Southern Tier Heart Walk. In this role, Breno is charged with a $300,000 fundraising goal to support the lifesaving work of the American Heart Association. The Southern Tier Heart Walk is the signature event of the

hidden Albany-area children born with congenital heart defects threw out the first pitches at ValleyCats game

Albany-area children born with congenital heart defects threw out the first pitches at ValleyCats game

6-year-old Gabe Greenberg was the Heart Hero of the 2022 Capital Region Heart Walk and Run. Born with Tetralogy of Fallot with pulmonary atresia, and Major Aortopulmonary Collateral Arteries (MAPCAS), Gabe has had two open-heart surgeries. He regularly makes videos explaining medical conditions. 12-year-old Emma Duncan was born with aortic stenosis, mitral stenosis and mitral

hidden Franklinville Elementary School receives grants for health resources

Franklinville Elementary School receives grants for health resources

The American Heart Association’s school-based youth programs, Kids Heart Challenge™ and American Heart Challenge™, awarded $1,189 to Franklinville Elementary School in Franklinville for physical activity equipment. The annual grant program supports schools by funding resources to extend school wellness programs. The grant will allow Franklinville Elementary to start a recess closet with equipment for students

hidden Syracuse executive named to leadership role for Heart Challenge

Syracuse executive named to leadership role for Heart Challenge

The American Heart Association has named Ronald Belle, president and CEO of AmeriCU Credit Union, as chairman of the 2023 Syracuse Heart Challenge. In this role, Belle is charged with a $500,000 fundraising goal to support the lifesaving work of the American Heart Association. The American Heart Association’s Heart Challenge® is a suite of activities

hidden Guest Post: A new mother’s heart failure story

Guest Post: A new mother’s heart failure story

This guest post was written by Fatima Mathews, a heart failure survivor living in Niagara Falls, NY. The birth of my 2nd child was supposed to be a joyous time in our lives. During my 3rd trimester, I noticed I gained a lot of weight, and my ankles were also really swollen. I followed all my

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Southern Tier Heart Walk invites walkers back in person

The American Heart Association is inviting the Southern Tier back to its premier event to boost physical and mental health through healthy habits while supporting the lifesaving mission. On Sunday, April 10th, Southern Tier area Heart Walk participants and teams are invited to a brand new venue for the Heart Walk. Walkers can come to

hidden Rochester Heart Walk & Run returning in person

Rochester Heart Walk & Run returning in person

The American Heart Association, along with chairwoman Kelly Quinn, is inviting Rochester back to its premier event to boost physical and mental health through healthy habits while supporting the lifesaving mission. As chairwoman, Quinn, client manager at Unum and a stroke survivor, is leading the charge to raise $650,000 to support the lifesaving work of