hidden Washington Trust executive appointed chair of American Heart Association’s Southern New England Heart Walk

Washington Trust executive appointed chair of American Heart Association’s Southern New England Heart Walk

Senior Vice President and Chief Wealth Client Services Officer of Washington Trust, Kim McCarthy joins mission to save lives from heart disease and stroke. Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of death in Rhode Island, and Kim McCarthy, Senior Vice President and Chief Wealth Client Services Officer of Washington Trust, is working with the American Heart Association, a global force for healthier lives for all, to change that. McCarthy is the

hidden Hard Hats with Heart: 2024 Southern New England Event shines light on heart disease, stroke prevalence in construction industry

Hard Hats with Heart: 2024 Southern New England Event shines light on heart disease, stroke prevalence in construction industry

*UPDATED April, 25th, 2024 TO REFLECT CORRECT DATE INFORMATION* PROVIDENCE (April 18th, 2024) – The American Heart Association, a global force for longer, healthier lives for all, is teaming up with Southern New England construction companies on Sept. 9 to raise awareness about heart disease and stroke, which disproportionately affect those working in the construction

hidden Take steps towards a longer, healthier life on National Walking Day

Take steps towards a longer, healthier life on National Walking Day

The American Heart Association invites people to move more and stress less as organization celebrates 100 years of lifesaving work Physical activity is one of the best ways to improve overall health and manage stress, yet 1 in 4 U.S. adults are sedentary for more than eight hours each day, which can have negative consequences

hidden Two Rhode Island businesswomen honored by American Heart Association

Two Rhode Island businesswomen honored by American Heart Association

Melissa Cummings of Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island received the Lifetime Legacy Award and Carrie Bridges Feliz of Lifespan received the Cheryl W. Snead Servant Leader Award at the 2024 Southern New England Go Red for Women Luncheon The American Heart Association is pleased to announce that Melissa Cummings, Executive Vice President

hidden Southern New England unites to help eliminate heart disease and stroke in women

Southern New England unites to help eliminate heart disease and stroke in women

American Heart Association’s signature Go Red for Women  Luncheon raises awareness and critical funds, while calling for action against health disparities Providence, Rhode Island, March 7th, 2024— This year, more than 500 people dressed in red attended Southern New England’s annual Go Red for Women Luncheon to honor survivors, celebrate advancements in heart health and

hidden East Providence Fire Department Captain awarded for impactful advocacy work

East Providence Fire Department Captain awarded for impactful advocacy work

The American Heart Association proudly recognizes Captain John D. Potvin with the 2023 Yvonne Heredia Lifetime Achievement Award. Named in honor of former American Heart Association Board Member, Yvonne Heredia, whose passion, and dedication towards heart health in our community impacted many lives. This award is given to someone who, throughout their career, has been

hidden 2023 Southern New England Heart Ball unites community to save lives

2023 Southern New England Heart Ball unites community to save lives

American Heart Association Heart raises over $450,000 towards education and research of cardiovascular disease and stroke The 2023 Southern New England Heart Ball brought hearts together to save lives and strive for equitable health for everyone living in Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts.  With nearly $450,000 raised during the campaign year, funds will support the

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Southern New England family makes bold commitment to heart and brain health

The American Heart Association enters its 100th anniversary celebration and accepts first Second Century gift from the MG Chace Family of Rhode Island The American Heart Association, the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke will be celebrating its 100th year next June. Leading up to the 2024 centennial,

hidden Heart Walk’s Team Ben Raises Over $175,000 for the American Heart Association

Heart Walk’s Team Ben Raises Over $175,000 for the American Heart Association

Over the last decade, the Darling family of Rhode Island has made it their mission to walk against heart disease and stroke, the no.1 and no.5 killers in our nation. Since 2010, walking as Team Ben, the family has raised over $175,000 for the American Heart Association.  The Darlings walk in honor of their son