hidden

Hampton Roads executives and companies make bold commitments to support a new century of lifesaving work

With Bold HeartsTM American Heart Association celebrates 100 years of work dedicated to heart disease and stroke. A celebration of a century of profound impact on heart health and well-being, the new year marks the 100th birthday of the American Heart Association and the start of the organization’s Bold HeartsTM celebration. Beginning a new century

hidden

Join the Nation of Lifesavers™ during American Heart Month and go from bystander to lifesaver

The American Heart Association encourages all Hampton Roads families to learn CPR this February      During February – American Heart Month – the American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives for all, is urging all Hampton Roads families to learn the lifesaving skill of CPR. With

hidden

Hampton Roads 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 This year, more than 400 people dressed in red will attend the annual Hampton Roads Go Red for Women Luncheon to honor survivors, celebrate advancements in heart health and chart a new course toward

hidden VCU Health Chief of Health Impact leads local movement to improve women’s heart health

VCU Health Chief of Health Impact leads local movement to improve women’s heart health

Sheryl Garland to chair the American Heart Association’s Richmond’s 2023-24 Go Red for Women® movement Sheryl Garland, Chief of Health Impact for VCU Health, will serve as the executive volunteer chair of the 2023-2024 Richmond Go Red for Women® movement, a comprehensive platform designed more than two decades ago to increase women’s heart health awareness

hidden The Port of Virginia Officer and Sentara Health Vice President to lead local effort driving equitable health

The Port of Virginia Officer and Sentara Health Vice President to lead local effort driving equitable health

Cathie Vick and Ashford Denman named co-chairs of 2024 American Heart Association Hampton Roads Heart Ball  As plans are underway for the 2024 Hampton Roads Heart Ball, Cathie Vick, Chief Development & Public Affairs Officer, The Port of Virginia and Ashford Denman, Vice President of Cardiovascular Services, Sentara Health have been named co-chairs of this

hidden A former athlete and sudden cardiac arrest survivor turns pain into purpose

A former athlete and sudden cardiac arrest survivor turns pain into purpose

On February 1, 2023, nearly one month after suffering a sudden cardiac arrest during Monday Night Football, Damar Hamlin and the American Heart Association launched his #3forHeart CPR Challenge. Yet, 600 miles away, the number 3, held a much different meaning to another athlete. Former basketball star Omar Carter suffered a sudden cardiac arrest on

hidden Scientific Sessions: Eastern States Honored Guests Experience

Scientific Sessions: Eastern States Honored Guests Experience

In June 2024, the American Heart Association, a global force for healthier lives for all, celebrates 100 years of being a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Through the support, dedication and commitment of volunteers across the nation, the Association’s next 100 years, also known as its Second Century, is bright. On